Orudis E is a medicinal drug used to treat pain caused by a different condition like arthritis. It contains an active component Ketoprofen. This effective drug is been manufactured by a trusted pharmaceutical company, Wyeth (Pfizer Inc.). It is available in an enteric-tablet form for oral consumption in dosages of 50 mg and 100 mg.
Manufacturer: Wyeth (Pfizer Inc.)
Active Ingredient: This medication is composed of active component Ketoprofen. This ingredient is a propionic acid derivate and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. This drug shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects. It acts by inhibiting the activity of the enzymes cyclo-oxygenase I and II, leads to a reduction in the formation of precursors of prostaglandins and thromboxanes. This decrease in prostaglandin synthesis, by prostaglandin synthase, is for the therapeutic effects of ibuprofen. \This medication can induce a decrease in thromboxane A2 synthesis so as to inhibit the platelet aggregation. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that treats acute pain and chronic arthritis.
Indications: Ketoprofen composed medicine Orudis E is approved to relieve pain from various conditions. It can be used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that acts by blocking the production of certain natural substances by the body that causes inflammation. It also helps to decrease swelling, pain, or fever.
Action Mechanism: This medication belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that helps reduce pain, inflammation, and fever. The exact mechanism of action of this drug is not known that may help decrease swelling by decreasing the level of prostaglandin, a hormone-like substance that usually causes inflammation.
Dosages: This effective medicine is available for oral administration in dosages as given below:
- 50 mg: It is an enteric-coated tablet should be taken 3 to 4 times a day with a full glass of water, or as directed by the doctor
- 100 mg: This medication is to be consumed 3 to 4 times a day exactly as prescribed by the doctor, do not go against it
It is advisable to avoid lying down for at least 10 minutes after consuming this drug. It can be taken with food, milk, or an antacid to avoid stomach upset.