くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 7/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Capisten IM 50mg
 Active ingredient:
Ketoprofen
 Dosage form:
injection
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Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses pain and inflammation by inhibiting synthesis of substances (mainly prostaglandin) that are related to pain or inflammation.
It is usually used to treat pain/inflammation such as after surgery, injury, various cancers, gout attack and symptomatic neuralgia. It is also used for urgent antipyresis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have peptic ulcer, abnormality of the blood, liver or renal disorder, cardiac dysfunction, aspirin asthma, bleeding tendency, bronchial asthma, ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • For pain relief/anti-inflammation: In general, for adults, inject this medicine intramuscularly in the buttocks once. If there is no improvement in symptoms, inject repeatedly this medicine once or twice a day.
  • For antipyresis: In general, inject this medicine intramuscularly in the buttocks once or twice a day.
  • The duration of administration depends on the effects observed over time.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include pain at the site of injection, rash, itch, peptic ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia and decreased platelet function (prolonged bleeding time). If any of these symptoms occurs, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occurs, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • hives, respiratory distress, numbness of limbs, cold sweat [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • redness/rash/blister on skin or mucosa, fever, joint pain [toxic epidermal necrosis]
  • hypouresis (decreased urine output), bloody urine, loss of appetite [acute renal failure, nephrotic syndrome]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.