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Ketoprofen and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with ketoprofen.

Moderate

ketoprofen Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using ketoprofen together with ethanol. Do not drink alcohol while taking ketoprofen. Alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding caused by ketoprofen. Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms of bleeding in your stomach or intestines. This includes black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Major

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

NSAIDs - fluid retention

Fluid retention and edema have been reported in association with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Therapy with NSAIDs should be administered cautiously in patients with preexisting fluid retention, hypertension, or a history of heart failure. Blood pressure and cardiovascular status should be monitored closely during the initiation of NSAID treatment and throughout the course of therapy.

References

  1. "Product Information. Motrin (ibuprofen)." Pharmacia and Upjohn (2002):
  2. "Product Information. Nalfon (fenoprofen)." Xspire Pharma (2002):
  3. "Product Information. Indocin (indomethacin)." Merck & Company Inc (2002):
  4. "Product Information. Orudis (ketoprofen)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories (2002):
  5. "Product Information. Naprosyn (naproxen)." Syntex Laboratories Inc (2002):
  6. "Product Information. Anaprox (naproxen)." Roche Laboratories (2006):
  7. "Product Information. Clinoril (sulindac)." Merck & Company Inc (2001):
  8. "Product Information. Tolectin (tolmetin)." McNeil Pharmaceutical (2001):
  9. "Product Information. Relafen (nabumetone)." SmithKline Beecham (2001):
  10. "Product Information. Feldene (piroxicam)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals (2001):
  11. "Product Information. Ansaid (flurbiprofen)." Pharmacia and Upjohn (2001):
  12. "Product Information. Lodine (etodolac)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories (2001):
  13. "Product Information. Daypro (oxaprozin)." Searle (2001):
  14. "Product Information. Mobic (meloxicam)." Boehringer-Ingelheim (2001):
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Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

NSAIDs - hypertension

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including topicals, can lead to new onset of hypertension or worsening of preexisting hypertension, either of which can contribute to the increased incidence of cardiovascular events. NSAIDs should be used with caution in patients with hypertension. Blood pressure should be monitored closely during the initiation of NSAID therapy and throughout the course of therapy.

References

  1. "Product Information. Indocin (indomethacin)." Merck & Company Inc (2002):
  2. "Product Information. Naprosyn (naproxen)." Syntex Laboratories Inc (2002):
  3. "Product Information. Voltaren (diclofenac)." Novartis Pharmaceuticals (2001):
  4. "Product Information. Relafen (nabumetone)." SmithKline Beecham (2001):
  5. "Product Information. Feldene (piroxicam)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals (2001):
  6. "Product Information. Dolobid (diflunisal)." Merck & Company Inc (2001):
  7. "Product Information. Ansaid (flurbiprofen)." Pharmacia and Upjohn (2001):
  8. "Product Information. Lodine (etodolac)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories (2001):
  9. "Product Information. Daypro (oxaprozin)." Searle (2001):
  10. "Product Information. Celebrex (celecoxib)." Searle (2001):
  11. "Product Information. Meclofenamate Sodium (meclofenamate)." Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc (2012):
  12. "Product Information. Flector Patch (diclofenac topical)." Actavis U.S. (Alpharma USPD) (2016):
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Ketoprofen drug interactions

There are 344 drug interactions with ketoprofen.

Ketoprofen disease interactions

There are 12 disease interactions with ketoprofen which include:


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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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