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Ketoprofen (Note: This branded product is no longer on the market [Nexcede, Orudis, Oruvail, Actron]) is a NSAID (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug) prescribed for pain from inflammation such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Ketoprofen is also prescribed for menstrual craps and mild to moderate pain. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and safety during pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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  • Orudis
  • Oruvail