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Oruvail (Ketoprofen CR)

Drug:Oruvail Capsule (ON BACKORDER)
Country:New Zealand
Dosage:200 mg
Ketoprofen CR Tablet
200 mg


Oruvail is used for the treatment of swelling, pain, redness, heat and stiffness in the joints and muscles in rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Oruvail belongs to a class of medicines known as Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). It works by reducing pain, swelling, and joint stiffness by blocking your body’s production of substances that cause inflammation. Oruvail is also recommended for the treatment of acute pain because of its controlled release characteristics. Take the medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The recommended dose of Oruvail is 200 mg administered once a day. To minimize the gastrointestinal side effects of Oruvail, it should be taken with antacids, food or milk.

Manufacturer Information

The brand Oruvail is available from New Zealand. The generic equivalent of Oruvail is ketoprofen CR (controlled release) and comes from Canada. The active ingredient in Oruvail is ketoprofen. The generic equivalent of Oruvail is available as controlled release tablets in the dosage form of 200 mg.

Side Effects

Stop taking Oruvail and call your doctor at once if you have one of these serious side effects:

• Allergic reactions
• Asthma attacks in people who have asthma, shortness of breath, chest pain
• Bleeding and ulcers in stomach and intestine
• Heart attack
• High blood pressure
• Kidney problems
• Liver failure
• Low red blood cells
• Stroke

Less serious side effects include stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and dizziness. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions

Customer Precautions

Do not take Oruvail if you are allergic to ketoprofen or any other ingredients in the medication, had an asthma attack, hives, or other allergic reaction with aspirin or any other NSAID medicine, are pregnant, are breastfeeding. Before taking the medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history. It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Oruvail may interact with other NSAIDS such as aspirin or ibuprofen, water pills (diuretics), medicines for high blood pressure or heart failure, anti-coagulants such as warfarin, medicines to dissolve blood clots such as streptokinase, antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, antidepressants such as, sertraline, or paroxetine, ciclosporin, tacrolimus (used after an organ transplantation to help prevent rejection), mifepristone (used to terminate a pregnancy), lithium (used for some types of mental illness), methotrexate (used for treatment of cancer), pentoxifylline (used to help poor blood circulation in limbs), probenecid (used for treatment of gout) and zidovudine (used for HIV treatment).

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