MADE IN ITALY
oki 80 mg granules for oral solution contains as an active ingredient ketoprofen lysine salt, which belongs to a group of medicines used for pain and inflammation called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
What is it used for:
symptomatic treatment of pain-related inflammatory conditions including:
– rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain and stiffness),
– ankylosing spondylitis (a chronic inflammatory disease that mainly affects the spine and joints);
– painful arthrosis (a disease affecting the joints),
– extra-articular rheumatism (rheumatic diseases affecting structures outside the joints),
– post-traumatic inflammation (traumatic inflammatory state),
– painful inflammatory diseases in dentistry, otolaryngology, urology and pneumology.
Children and adolescents:
symptomatic and short-term treatment of inflammatory conditions associated with pain, also accompanied by pyrexia (fever), such as those affecting osteoarthritis, postoperative pain and otitis media.
What we need to know before we get the OCI:
Do not take CCI if:
– if you are allergic to ketoprofen, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
– if you have a history of hypersensitivity reactions such as bronchospasm, asthmatic attacks, acute rhinitis, urticaria, nasal polyps, angioneurotic edema or other allergic-type reactions to ketoprofen or to substances with a similar mechanism of action.
– if you currently have peptic ulcer or hemorrhage, or if you have previously experienced recurrent bleeding or peptic ulcer.
– if you have ever had gastrointestinal bleeding, ulceration or perforation or chronic dyspepsia.
– if you have a history of gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation as a result of previous therapy
always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended doses are:
Adults: one 80 mg sachet three times a day while eating.
Use in elderly patients: the dose should be carefully determined by the physician, who will need to evaluate the possible dose reduction mentioned above.
Use in children between 6 and 14 years of age: half a 40 mg sachet three times a day with food.
Use in patients with mild or moderate hepatic impairment: nostril should be established at a minimum d