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Treats pain caused by arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other medical problems. This medicine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Brand Names

Orudis KT

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to ketoprofen, aspirin, or other pain and arthritis medicines such as ibuprofen, naproxen, Advil®, Aleve®, Bextra®, Celebrex®, Motrin®, or Vioxx®. The reaction may have included wheezing or trouble breathing, hives, rash, or swelling in your face. Do not use this medicine right before or right after having coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), a type of heart surgery.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Bloody or black, tarry stools.
Change in how much or how often you urinate.
Chest pain, shortness of breath, or coughing up blood.
Dark-colored urine or pale stools.
Flu-like symptoms.
Numbness or weakness in your arm or leg, or on one side of your body.
Pain in your lower leg (calf).
Problems with vision, speech, or walking.
Rapid weight gain.
Shortness of breath, cold sweat, and bluish-colored skin.
Skin rash or blisters with fever.
Sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and lightheadedness.
Sudden or severe headache.
Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet.
Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
Vomiting blood or something that looks like coffee grounds.
Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Changes in your vision.
Constipation, gas, or upset stomach.
Mild nausea, diarrhea, or stomach pain.
Ringing in your ears.
Unusual drowsiness, nervousness, or depression.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.