Fastum Gel 30gm

Pain relief Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FASTUM contains Ketoprofen which belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which reduces pain and inflammation. It is used to relieve the pain of soft tissue injuries, acute strains and sprains.

Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine with analgesic and antipyretic properties which inhibits cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 (COX 1 and COX 2) enzymes reversibly, which decreases the production of pro-inflammatory prostaglandin precursors.

Always use FASTUM as prescribed by your doctor. Before using, tell your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart diseases, are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is not suitable for use in children and adolescents below 12 years of age. Do not apply this medicine to injured or infected skin. In case of accidental contact with eyes, mucous membranes, rinse the affected area completely with running water. If the irritation persists, contact your doctor. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight, including solarium, tanning beds or lamps, during the treatment and for two weeks afterwards.

USES OF FASTUM

  • Used to relieve the pain of soft tissue injuries, acute strains and sprains

HOW FASTUM WORKS

Ketoprofen works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever and inflammation.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use FASTUM exactly as advised by your doctor. It is for external use only. Check the label for directions before use. Apply to the skin of the affected area two or three times daily.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FASTUM

RARE

  • increase in sensitivity of your skin to sunlight
  • severe skin reactions
  • blisters on the skin
  • itchy skin rash
  • eczema

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FASTUM is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

FASTUM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

KIDNEY

FASTUM should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

FASTUM should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Ketoprofen.

HEART DISEASE

FASTUM should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • severe sunburn
  • wheezing, runny nose and itchy rash
  • eczema, acne or infected skin, open wound or skin lesion  
  • are hypersensitive to UV blockers (sun creams) or perfumes
  • stomach or bowel problems
  • bleeding problems

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are using,

  • oral anticoagulants (used to thin blood)
  • methotrexate (treats rheumatoid arthritis)
  • ibuprofen (treats pain)
  • fenofibrate (used to lower blood cholesterol)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ketoprofen
Pharmacological Category :   Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID), Topical
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats Pain
Dosage Forms :   Gel, Patch, Plaster

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT FASTUM

Is FASTUM a good painkiller?

It is effective in relieving pain and inflammation which is used for various pains.

Is FASTUM a narcotic?

No, it is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) medicines.

Is FASTUM safe during pregnancy?

It should not be used during pregnancy, consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. NSAIDs and antipyretic-analgesics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 201.

2. Furst DE, Ulrich RW, Varkey-Altamirano C. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioids Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 627.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 759-760.

4. Claudia Carbone, Pierandrea Rende, Pasquale Comberiati, Domenico Carnovale, Maria Mammì, and Giovambattista De Sarro. The safety of ketoprofen in different ages. Dec, 2003; [Accessed on June 23, 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3853680/

5. A.Menarini Manufacturing. PCO Manufacturing. [Revised on June, 2016] [Accessed on June 23, 2021] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/2178706.PPA0465_419_001.78d59437-c69a-4c17-8fe4-02cc30041ee7.000001Product%20Leaflet%20Approved.160704.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    KETOPROFEN 2.5%W/W
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Fastum Gel 30gm

Fastum Gel 30gm Mkt: Menarini India Pvt Ltd

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