Drug Class: NSAIDs (systemic)

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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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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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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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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