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ketoprofen

 [ke″to-pro´fen]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used in the treatment of various rheumatic and nonrheumatic inflammatory disorders, pain, dysmenorrhea, and vascular headaches; administered orally or rectally.
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ketoprofen

(kē′tō-prō′fən)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic actions.
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ketoprofen

A drug in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) and pain killing (analgesic) group. Brand names are Ketocid, Orudis, Oruvail and, for external use, Oruvail gel and Powergel.
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ke·to·pro·fen

(kētō-prōfĕn)
Antiinflammatory drug given orally or rectally to treat vascular headache, dysmenorrhea, and rheumatic and nonrheumatic disorders.
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