Fenoprofen calcium

[fen-oh-PROH-fen] Pregnancy Category: B

Fenopron, Nalfon [Rx] Classification: Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory analgesic

See also Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs.

Action/Kinetics: Peak serum levels: 1-2 hr. Peak effect: 2-3 hr. Duration: 4-6 hr. tv2: 2-3 hr. Onset, as antiar-thritic: Within 2 days; maximum effect: 2-3 weeks. Ninety-nine percent protein bound. Food (but not antacids) delays absorption and decreases the total amount absorbed. Uses: Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoar-thritis, mild to moderate pain. Non-FDA Approved Uses: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, prophylaxis of migraine, migraine due to menses, sunburn.

Contraindications: Use in pregnancy and children less than 12 years of age.

Additional Contraindications: Renal dysfunction.

Special Concerns: Safety and efficacy in children have not been established.

Additional Side Effects: GU: Dys-uria, hematuria, cystitis, interstitial nephritis, nephrotic syndrome. Overdosage has caused tachycardia and hypotension.

How Supplied: Capsule: 200 mg, 300 mg; Tablet: 600 mg


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