Drug Class: Analgesics

Paracetamol /Caffeine

Brands of Paracetamol /Caffeine in Kenya Curamol plus, Dawa Limited Napa Extra , Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Painotab , Cosmos Limited Panadol Extra, GSK Panadol Extra with Optizorb, GlaxoSmithKline Kenya Limited Sonamol Extra, Orange Pharma Ltd Sonadol Extra , Orange Pharma Ltd MODE OF ACTION: The combination of paracetamol and caffeine is a well established analgesic …

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Aceclofenac / Trypsin : Chymotrypsin

Brands of Aceclofenac / Trypsin : Chymotrypsin in Kenya Doloact Plus®, Aurochem Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd INDICATIONS : Doloact Plus is indicated for the relief of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. CONTRAINDICATIONS : Hypersensitivity to any of the constituents. WARNINGS AND PRECAUTION : Undesirable effects may be minimised by using the …

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Paracetamol / Lidocaine

Brands of Paracetamol / Lidocaine in Kenya Feveral I.M Injection, Surge Laboratories (Pvt). Ltd. MODE OF ACTION: Lidocaine: Lidocaine is used to provide anaesthesia by nerve blockade at various sites in the body and in the control of dysrhythmias. It has a rapid onset of action (about one minute following intravenous injection and fifteen minutes …

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Ketoprofen

BRANDS OF KETOPROFEN IN KENYA Ketesse®, Menarini KETOPROFEN MODE OF ACTION Ketoprofen is used for its antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 (COX-1 and COX-2) enzymes reversibly, which decreases the production of proinflammatory prostaglandin precursors. INDICATIONS Ketoprofen is recommended in the management of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute articular and …

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Lornoxicam

Brands of Lornoxicam in Kenya Flexilor®, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited Noxicam®, Medisel Kenya Ltd MODE OF ACTION The mode of action of lornoxicam is partly based on the inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis (inhibition of cyclo-oxygenase enzyme). The inhibition of cyclo-oxygenase does not result in an increased formation of leukotriene. As with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, the …

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Meloxicam

BRANDS / TRADE NAMES OF MELOXICAM IN KENYA Benacam, Benmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd M-Cam, Unichem Laboratories Ltd Melgesic, Delorbis Pharmaceuticals Limited Mel OD, Cadila Healthcare Limited Melonac, Zest Pharma Melorto, Crest Remedies LLP Meloxee, PSM Pharmaceuticals Ltd Meloz, Zawadi Healthcare Ltd Mexic, Galaxy Pharmaceutical Ltd Mobic, Boehringer Ingelheim international GmbH Mofic, Oceanic Healthcare Limited Muvera, Sun …

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Ibuprofen / Paracetamol

Ibuprofen / Paracetamol Brands in Kenya: Abumol ,Benmed Pharmaceutacals Ltd Artifen plus, Aglowmed Limited Babymol,Questa Care Inc Betafen Plus , Beta Healthcare International Limited. Bruface, Twokay Chemicals Ltd. Brufamol, Krishna Chemists Ltd Brupal Forte,Geno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd Brupal-kid, Geno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd Brustan ,Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Cinepar, Quramax Holdings Combisun, Zawadi Healthcare Ltd Fenplus,Lords …

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Oxaprozin

Brands of Oxaprozin in Kenya No Brands Available OXAPROZIN MODE OF ACTION Oxaprozin has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. The mechanism of action of Oxaprozin, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but involves inhibition of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2). Oxaprozin is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis in vitro. INDICATIONS Oxaprozin is …

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Tramadol / Paracetamol

TRADE NAMES OF TRAMADOL / PARACETAMOL AVAILABLE IN KENYA Dolafree-P®, Galaxy Pharmaceutical Ltd Febrex TM®, Indoco Remedies Limited Strom P®, Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd Tramacet®, Janssen Pharmaceutica pty Ltd Tramacetal®, Catchet Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd Trap®, Cadila Healthcare Limited Ultramol®, Pharmaken Ltd Zamadol P®, Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited MODE OF ACTION The mechanism of action for Tramadol is …

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Pethidine

Brands of Pethidine in Kenya Pethidine, Macarthys Laboratories Ltd T/a Martindale Pharmaceuticals Pethidine HCl Fresenius PF, Fresenius Kabi Manufacturing SA (Pty) Limited INDICATIONS: Relief of moderate to severe pain. Premedication. Obstetric analgesia. Enhancement of analgesia DOSAGE Adults. For moderate or severe pain. Normal single dose (usually not to be repeated more often than 4 hourly) …

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