Drug Class: NSAIDs (systemic)

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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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

Brand names of Ibuprofen / Paracetamol 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 …

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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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Diclofenac /Paracetamol /Serratiopeptidase

Brands of Diclofenac /Paracetamol /Serratiopeptidase in Kenya Enzoflam® , Alkem Laboratories Lysoflam® ,Cachet Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd Mode Of Action: This is a combination of three drugs Diclofenac, Paracetamol, and Serratiopeptidase Diclofenac has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. The mechanism of action of Diclofenac, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but involves inhibition …

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