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Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel

Bayview Pharmacy's Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel is a semisolid formulation dispensed through a pump mechanism. This allows for easy and precise application on the skin, facilitating targeted treatment or absorption of active ingredients. It is used to treat conditions such as Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Tendinitis, Bursitis, and Gout.

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Formula Information

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Bayview Pharmacy is pleased to present a specialized topical gel formulation of Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2%. This unique combination of medications is designed to address various inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. The gel is applied directly to the affected area, offering localized relief from pain and inflammation.

Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that functions by inhibiting the production of certain chemicals in the body that trigger inflammation. Piroxicam is another NSAID that operates by suppressing the activity of specific enzymes involved in the production of inflammatory chemicals. Together, these two medications offer effective relief from pain and inflammation.

This topical gel formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, facilitating easy and precise application on the skin for targeted treatment or absorption of active ingredients in a gel-like consistency. It is an excellent choice for patients seeking a convenient and effective method to manage their pain and inflammation. The gel is easy to apply and can provide relief within minutes. It is also a suitable option for individuals who cannot take oral medications due to side effects or other medical conditions.

If you have any queries about this formulation or how it can assist in treating your condition, please do not hesitate to contact us at Bayview Pharmacy. We are committed to helping you find the most suitable treatment option for your needs.

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Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel is a compounded formulation designed for the management of mild to moderate pain associated with conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. This topical gel also provides relief from inflammation and swelling linked to these conditions. The synergistic effect of ketoprofen and piroxicam in this formulation has been demonstrated to be more potent in alleviating pain and inflammation than either drug used individually.

This semisolid formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which allows for easy and precise application on the skin. The gel should be applied to the affected area twice daily, or as directed by a healthcare provider. It is important to avoid contact with the eyes, nose, and mouth during application. In case of accidental contact, the area should be thoroughly rinsed with water. It is also recommended to wash hands after applying the gel. The gel should not be applied to broken or irritated skin.

Patients using this topical gel should be closely monitored for signs of gastrointestinal bleeding, ulceration, or perforation. Additionally, signs of hypersensitivity reactions such as rash, hives, or difficulty breathing should be promptly reported to a healthcare provider.

It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption while using this medication, as it may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Patients should also refrain from taking other medications that may heighten the risk of bleeding, such as aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or anticoagulants.

If you have any questions or concerns about the use of Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel, please do not hesitate to reach out for further information and guidance.

How Does it Work

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Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel is a compounded formulation that combines two potent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to provide targeted relief from pain and inflammation. This unique formulation is designed to be applied directly to the skin, allowing the active ingredients to be absorbed directly into the affected area. It functions by inhibiting the production of certain chemicals in the body that trigger inflammation and pain.

This topical gel is utilized in the management of various conditions, including arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, and muscle and joint pain. It is also effective in reducing swelling and stiffness associated with these conditions. The gel is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which facilitates easy and precise application, ensuring that the medication is delivered exactly where it's needed.

When using Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel, it is crucial to adhere to the instructions provided by your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Typically, the gel should be applied to the affected area two to four times daily, or as directed by your healthcare provider. Prior to and after application, it is recommended to wash your hands thoroughly. The gel should not be applied to broken or irritated skin, and contact with the eyes, nose, and mouth should be avoided.

While using this formulation, if you experience any side effects such as skin irritation, redness, or itching, it is important to immediately contact your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Additionally, it is crucial to inform your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any other medications you are currently taking, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements, to avoid potential interactions.

If you have any queries about Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel or its mechanism of action, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at Bayview Pharmacy. We are committed to helping you find the most effective treatment for your condition.

Other Uses

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The Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel is a compounded formulation designed for targeted treatment of various musculoskeletal conditions. This includes conditions such as ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, and myofascial pain syndrome. The gel is also effective in reducing inflammation and pain associated with soft tissue injuries like sprains and strains. It can be beneficial in managing post-operative pain and swelling as well.

This semisolid formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which allows for easy and precise application on the skin. The active ingredients are delivered in a gel-like consistency, ensuring optimal absorption for effective treatment. However, it is crucial to avoid applying this formulation on open wounds or areas of the skin that are broken or irritated to prevent any adverse reactions.

If you have any queries or concerns regarding the use of this formulation, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. At Bayview Pharmacy, we are committed to providing comprehensive information and guidance to ensure the safe and effective use of our compounded formulations.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Ketoprofen 10%/Piroxicam 2% Topical Gel?

This is a compounded formulation of two active ingredients, Ketoprofen and Piroxicam, in a gel form. It is designed to be applied topically on the skin for targeted treatment.

How does the pump mechanism work?

The pump mechanism allows for easy and precise application of the gel on the skin. Simply press down on the pump to dispense the desired amount of gel.

What is the consistency of this gel?

The gel has a semisolid formulation, which means it is not completely solid but has a gel-like consistency that is easy to apply and spread on the skin.

How does this gel deliver its active ingredients?

The active ingredients in the gel are absorbed through the skin, providing targeted treatment to the area where the gel is applied.

What are the active ingredients in this gel?

The active ingredients in this gel are Ketoprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and Piroxicam, another type of NSAID. Both are used to relieve pain and inflammation.

How often should I use this gel?

The frequency of use will depend on your healthcare provider's instructions. Always follow the prescribed dosage and frequency to ensure the effectiveness of the treatment.

Can I use this gel on any part of my body?

This gel is designed for topical use on the skin. However, it should not be applied on broken skin or open wounds. If you are unsure, please consult with your healthcare provider.

Are there any side effects associated with this gel?

As with any medication, there may be potential side effects. These can include skin irritation or allergic reactions. If you experience any unusual symptoms, stop using the gel and contact your healthcare provider immediately.

Can I use this gel if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult with your healthcare provider before using this gel. They will be able to advise you on whether it is safe for you to use.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

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Formulas and/or material listed are not to be interpreted as a promise, guarantee or claim of therapeutic efficacy or safety. The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs.
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