This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It fights against inflammation and pain, lowers fever and thins the blood.
Bi Profenid uses
- the basic treatment of inflammatory rheumatic arthritis and certain;
- the treatment of acute tendinitis, arthritis, back pain, sciatica, and cruralgia, pain following trauma to the musculoskeletal system;
- the treatment of migraine attack.
The drug may also be prescribed for other ailments not listed above.
BI Profenid active ingredients
Ketoprofen 150 mg
Wheat starch (gluten) +
Warnings and precautions
This drug should not be used in the following cases:
- history of allergy or asthma caused by NSAIDs, including aspirin;
- stomach ulcer or duodenum;
- severe hepatic or renal impairment;
- severe heart failure;
- gluten intolerance;
- pregnancy (from the sixth month).
Any treatment or prolonged NSAID overdose exposes them to serious side effects.
Some situations should lead to no further treatment after medical advice:
- significant heartburn or black stools and foul can bring irritation or bleeding of the digestive tract;
- rash, asthma attack;
- unusual tiredness and intense or sharp and significant decrease in the volume of urine in a person with heart failure, dehydrated and treated with a diuretic.
Precautions are necessary in the elderly or patients with a history of stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer or bleeding risk, including tract (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis).
Some doctors believe that the anti-inflammatory drugs may reduce the effectiveness of IUDs and expose to the risk of unwanted pregnancy. This risk is currently very controversial.
Warning: view of its potential side effects, this drug may, in some people, not be compatible with driving or operating dangerous machinery. Make sure at first taken of you support this medication before driving or using machinery.
BI-drug interactions with other substances Profenid
This medication may interact with other medicines, including:
- Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): risk of increased side effects;
- anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents (PLAVIX. ..): increased risk of bleeding;
- lithium (TÉRALITHE): increased levels of lithium in the blood;
Tell also your doctor or pharmacist if treatment with a diuretic, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, angiotensin II, a beta blocker or a medication containing cyclosporine.