Drug Class: Analgesics

Fentanyl

BRANDS OF FENTANYL IN KENYA Durogesic®, Janssen Pharmaceutica pty Ltd Fentavera®, Acino Pharma AG Fentanyl®, Martindale Pharmaceuticals Trofentyl®, Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Limited Verfen®, Verve Human Care Laboratories MODE OF ACTION Fentanyl is a potent µ-opioid analgesic with rapid onset of analgesia and short duration of action. Fentanyl is approximately 100-fold more potent than morphine as an …

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Alfentanil

Brands/Trade Names of Alfentanil in Kenya: No brands available Mode of Action Alfentanil is a synthetic short-acting opioid with analgesic and local anesthesia enhancing activity. Alfentanil primarily binds to mu-opioid receptor, a G-protein-coupled receptor, thereby mimicking the actions of morphine, the prototypical mu receptor agonist. INDICATIONS In adults, as an opioid analgesic supplement for use …

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Diclofenac /Paracetamol /Serratiopeptidase

Brands available 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 of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 …

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Aceclofenac / Thiocolchicoside

Aceclofenac / Thiocolchicoside Combination in Kenya Acepar Plus, Dawa limited Aflodor, Inventia Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Bakwel-A, Pulse Pharmaceuticals Private Limited MODE OF ACTION Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with marked anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Aceclofenac potently inhibits the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme (COX) that is involved in the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are inflammatory mediators …

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Codeine Phosphate

Brands of Codeine in Kenya: Codeine Phosphate, Cosmos Limited INDICATIONS Codeine is indicated in adults for the relief of an unproductive dry cough. Codeine sulfate tablets are indicated for the management of mild to moderate pain, where treatment with an opioid is appropriate and for which alternative treatments are inadequate. Diarrhea Limitations of Use Because …

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Diclofenac / Paracetamol / Chlorzoxazone

Brands of Diclofenac / Paracetamol / Chlorzoxazone Combination in Kenya Admol MR, Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Limited Dafenac MR, Dawa Limited Diclosara-MR ,Krishna Chemists Ltd Doloact-MR ,Ochoa Laboratories Ltd Flamacor MR , Coral Laboratories Ltd Flamcheck MR, Indoco Remedies Limited Flamoryl-S, Household Pharmaceuticals Ltd Lobak, Geno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd Lofnac MR, Bliss GVS Pharma Ltd. Mobyle-SP, Lincoln …

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Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol

Meftal-Forte®, Blue Cross Laboratories Pvt Ltd MODE OF ACTION Mefenamic acid has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. The mechanism of action of mefenamic acid, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but involves inhibition of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2). Paracetamol has a central analgesic effect that is mediated through activation of descending serotonergic …

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Aceclofenac / Paracetamol

Brands of Aceclofenac / Paracetamol in Kenya Acecor P®,coral Laboratories Ltd Aceclopyn® , Salama Pharmaceuticals Limited Acenac P® ,Medley Pharmaceuticals Limited Acepar®, Dawa Limited Aclofre P®,Crown Healthcare Aclosara-P®, Krishna Chemists Ltd Aclotas-P® ,Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd ACP®, National Pharmacy Ltd Actinac plus® ,Ajanta Pharma Limited Acufen XP®,Pulse Pharmaceuticals Private Limited Algic-P®, MSN Laboratories Private Limited. Apigesic …

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Dihydrocodeine

Brands of Dihydrocodeine in Kenya DF118, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Kenya Limited DHC 30, Cosmos Limited DIHYDROCODEINE MODE OF ACTION Dihydrocodeine is a semi-synthetic narcotic analgesic with a potency between morphine and codeine. It acts on opioid receptors, in the brain to reduce the patient’s perception of pain and improve the psychological reaction to pain by reducing …

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Mefenamic Acid

Trade Names / Brands of Mefenamic Acid in Kenya Mefan®, Biodeal Laboratories Ltd Mefex®, Neopharma L.L.C Mefril®, Micro Labs Ltd Mefsun®, Sunrise Remedies Pvt. Ltd Meftal®, Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd Ponstan forte®,Pfizer Laboratories Limited MODE OF ACTION OF MEFENAMIC ACID Mefenamic acid has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. The mechanism of action of mefenamic acid, …

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