Drug Class: Propionic Acid Derivatives

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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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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Naproxen /Esomeprazole

BRANDS Prezola, Medisel Kenya Ltd INDICATIONS Indicated in adults for the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, in patients who are at risk for developing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-associated gastric and/or duodenal ulcers and where treatment with lower doses of naproxen or of other NSAIDs is not considered sufficient. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION …

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Dexketoprofen Trometamol

DEXKETOPROFEN TRADE / BRAND  NAMES IN KENYA Infen®, Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd Ketesse®, Menarini International Operations Luxembourg S.A   MODE OF ACTION The mechanism of action of non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs is related to the reduction of prostaglandin synthesis by the inhibition of cyclooxygenase pathway. Specifically, there is an inhibition of the transformation of arachidonic acid into …

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Naproxen

BRANDS OF NAPROXEN IN KENYA Naprin, Unijules Life Sciences Ltd Naprosyn, Roche   NAPROXEN MODE OF ACTION: Naproxen is a propionic acid derivative. It acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, analgesic and has anti-pyretic activity in man. By its action on cyclo-oxygenase, naproxen inhibits prostaglandin synthesis (as do other NSAIDs). Naproxen exhibits its anti-inflammatory effect even …

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Ibuprofen

BRANDS OF IBUPROFEN IN KENYA: Artofen®, Teva Asfen®, Astra Lifecare Bren, Kopran Betafen®, Beta Healthcare Brufen®, Abbott Laboratories S.A. (Ptv) Ltd Brufol®, Careplus Ltd Daprofen®, Dawa Limited Fenpro®, Dinlas Pharma EPZ Ltd Flamifen, Flamingo Gofen®, Mega Lifesciences Ltd Ibucos®, Cosmos Limited Ibufen®, Elys Chemical Industries Ltd Ibufil®, Fourrts (India) Laboratories Pvt. Limited. Ibuflam®, Biodeal Laboratories …

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