Profast® gel
Analgesic , Antirheumatin, Anti-Inflammatory
  • Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti- inflammatory agent. Since ketoprofen is an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis it provides for anti-inflammatory , analgesic effects.
  • When applied locally as a gel, Ketoprofen is absorbed very slowly with no accumulation in the body. This low bioavailability enables obtained a local effect without systemic presence .

Each 100g  of Profast® gel contains: 

  •  Ketoprofen         2.5g

Profast® gel is used topically for the treatment of :

  • benign trauma especially sport injuries, sprains, tendinitis, edema and post-traumatic pain.
  • localized pain and inflammation associated with acute musculo-skeletal injuries.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis pain.
  • Articular tumors.
  • Muscular pain.
  • Tendon and ligament pain.
  • Hypersensitivity to ketoprofen
  • Exudative dermatoses
  • eczema
  • infected skin lesions and sores.
  • Bioavailability studies have proved that interaction between ketoprofen, applied topically, and other topically or systemically administered drugs is improbable.However, when it is applied in high doses fo r a long time, competition may occur between absorbed ketoprofen and other drugs which have a strong binding with plasma proteins.
  • Profast® gel used with caution during pregnancy and lactation .

Rare allergic skin reactions of:

  • the pruritus or localised erythema types.
  • gastrointestinal tract disorders.
  • Apply to the affected area 2 to 4 times daily by gently massaging in order to help absorption.
  • Profast® gel should be used with caution in patients with asthma or bronchospasm, bleeding disorders, cardiovascu-lar disease, peptic ulceration or a history of such ulceration, renal failure and in those who are receiving coumarin anticoagulants.
  • Profast® gel should not be applied to open wounds or lesions of the skin, or near the eyes.
  • Do not apply to mucous membranes.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight to avoid photosensitivity.

Profast® gel:

  • Tube of 40 g. 
  • Store below 25ºC, protect from heat.