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Oruvail

Oruvail (Oral) is used for the Treatment of pain caused by arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other health problems. Oruvail Belongs to a class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

You should not use this medication if you have had an allergic response to ketoprofen, aspirin, or other pain and arthritis medications such as Motrin®, Voltaren®, Naprosyn® or Aleve®, Indocin®, or Clinoril®, The result may have included wheezing or trouble breathing, hives, rash, or swelling in the face.

How Should You Take Oruvail

  • Your physician will inform you how much of this medication to take and how often. Do not use more medication or take it more often than your physician tells you to.
  • If you are using this medication without a prescription, follow the instructions on the label.
  • You may take the medication with food, milk, or an antacid (such as Maalox® or Mylanta®) so as to not upset your stomach.
  • Swallow the tablet or capsule whole with a full glass of water. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing.

If a dose is missed:

  • If you skip a dose or forget to take your medication, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medication to make up for a missed dose.

What To Avoid While Taking Oruvail

Speak with your physician or pharmacist before taking any other medications, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

You should not take this medication with aspirin, products that contain aspirin, naproxen (Aleve®), or ibuprofen (Motrin® or Advil®).

Ketoprofen can cause stomach bleeding. Drinking alcohol can make this worse. If you have 3 or more drinks of alcohol every day, ask your doctor if you should use ketoprofen. One drink of alcohol is the same as 4 ounces of wine, 12 ounces of beer, or 1 ounce of hard liquor (gin, whiskey, and others).

Be sure your physician knows if you are using Coumadin® or probenecid.

Oruvail Warnings

  • Speak with your physician prior to taking ketoprofen if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease, blood disorders, or ulcers or other stomach problems.
  • Speak with your physician prior to taking this medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • This type of medication occasionally causes ulcers and stomach bleeding. These problems can occur without warning signs. You may need to see your physician for regular check-ups while taking this medicine.

Oruvail Side Effects

Call your physician immediately if you experience any of these side effects:

  • Severe rash, itching, or hives
  • Rapid swelling of face or around eyes
  • Chest tightness, wheezing, or trouble breathing
  • Unexplained fever or sore throat
  • Abnormal bleeding or bruising
  • Yellowing of skin or eyes
  • Reduction in amount of urine
  • Acute stomach pain or vomiting blood
  • Bloody or black tarry stools

If you notice these less serious side effects, speak with your physician:

  • Stomach cramps or discomfort, nausea
  • Headache or nervousness
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Swelling of feet or legs or weight gain
  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Ringing in ears
  • Sensitivity of skin to sunlight