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DEXKETOPROFEN belongs to the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). DEXKETOPROFEN is used to relieve moderate to severe pain when oral route is not appropriate.

Common side-effects

• Swelling or pain at the injection site
• Nausea
• Stomach pain
• Vomiting
• Headache

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.


• Do not self-administer. DEXKETOPROFEN is given by a doctor or nurse.
• You are recommended to avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol while taking DEXKETOPROFEN as it may increase the risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding.
• You are advised to consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy before taking DEXKETOPROFEN as it may impair fertility.
• Seek medical help immediately if you experience swelling of face, lips or mouth, difficulty in breathing, skin peeling or itching as these might be symptoms of an allergic reaction.
• Inform your doctor if you have kidney, liver or heart problems before taking DEXKETOPROFEN.
• Keep your doctor informed about all the ongoing medications before taking DEXKETOPROFEN.


Q. How does DEXKETOPROFEN work? A. DEXKETOPROFEN is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. DEXKETOPROFEN works by decreasing levels of certain natural substances such as prostaglandins in the body that are responsible for swelling and pain, thereby helps in reducing pain.
Q. How is DEXKETOPROFEN administered? A. DEXKETOPROFEN is administered as an intravenous (into a vein) or intramuscular (deep into the muscle) injection. However, DEXKETOPROFEN is administered by a doctor or nurse in the hospital.
Q. Can I take DEXKETOPROFEN if I am allergic to ibuprofen? A. No, you are not recommended to take DEXKETOPROFEN if you are allergic to ibuprofen, DEXKETOPROFEN or any other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin as it may result in skin rash, runny nose, red eyes, itchy skin, shortness of breath, swelling of face, lips or tongue. However, please consult a doctor before taking DEXKETOPROFEN.
Q. Is DEXKETOPROFEN safe for children? A. DEXKETOPROFEN is not recommended for children as the safety and effectiveness were not established.
Q. Does DEXKETOPROFEN cause drowsiness? A. Yes, DEXKETOPROFEN may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Therefore, you are recommended to avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms after taking DEXKETOPROFEN.
Q. Is DEXKETOPROFEN safe for heart? A. DEXKETOPROFEN may not be safe for heart as it may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke especially when taken in high doses or for long duration. Therefore, it is recommended to take DEXKETOPROFEN as prescribed by your doctor.