Drug Class: Analgesics

Acemetacin

Brands of Acemetacin in Kenya Rantudil, Bayer MODE OF ACTION Acemetacin acts as an inhibitor of cyclooxygenase (COX), producing the anti-inflammatory and analgetic (pain relieving) effects. In the body, it is partly metabolized to indometacin, which also acts as a COX inhibitor. The same mechanism is responsible for the antipyretic and antiplatelet effects, which are …

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Aspirin / Paracetamol / Caffeine

Brands of Aspirin / Paracetamol / Caffeine in Kenya Action, Beta A.P.C, A.P.C, Universal Corporation Limited A.P.C, Sphinx Apycy, Lab & Allied. Aspec®, Regal Dawanol, Adcock Ingram Limited Hedex, Beta Healthcare Kaluma® Strong, Bal Pharma Limited (For Orange Pharma Ltd) Mara Moja, Beta Healthcare Nopen®, Lab and Allied Sona Moja®, Bal Pharma Limited (For Orange …

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Loxoprofen

Brands of Loxoprofen in Kenya No Brands available MODE OF ACTION Like most NSAIDs, loxoprofen is a non-selective cyclooxygenase inhibitor and works by reducing the synthesis of prostaglandins from arachidonic acid. Loxoprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in the propionic acid derivatives group, which also includes ibuprofen and naproxen among others. It is available …

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Etoricoxib / Paracetamol

Brands of Etoricoxib / Paracetamol in Kenya Ecofree Plus, Medisel Kenya Ltd MODE OF ACTION Paracetamol Paracetamol has a central analgesic effect that is mediated through activation of descending serotonergic pathways. Debate exists about its primary site of action, which may be inhibition of prostaglandin (PG) synthesis or through an active metabolite influencing cannabinoid receptors. …

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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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