The KERAL is an analgesic drug belonging to the group of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Its active ingredient is dexketoprofen trometamol and is used to treat mild or moderate pain. Specifically, its consumption is recommended in the following cases:
- Muscle aches: such as those caused by tension, injury, trauma or overload.
- Joint pain: such as knee pain, sprains, pain associated with arthritis , tendonitis or bursitis .
- Menstrual pain : a condition known medically as dysmenorrhea , which can lead to fatigue, general malaise, anxiety, nausea and fainting.
- Dental pain
- Postoperative pain.
How to take Enantyum: recommended doses
To take Enantyum correctly, in the first place, all the guidelines established by the medical professional must be followed, since the doses of this medicine can vary from one person to another depending on the type, intensity and duration of pain that occurs. In no case should it be taken without a prescription or prescription.
Here are the recommended general doses of this drug:
- The recommended dose of Enantyum is 1 tablet of 25 mg every 8 hours. It is very important not to exceed 3 tablets a day (75 mg).
- The elderly and patients with kidney or liver disease should start treatment by taking 2 tablets a day (50 mg). In the elderly, if the drug is well tolerated, the dose can subsequently be increased to 75 mg of Enantyum per day.
It is most advisable to take the tablets with a glass of water and after eating something to reduce the possible side effects that this drug may cause at the digestive level. However, in case of acute pain, the tablets can be taken about 30 minutes before meals so that, on an empty stomach, they act more quickly in the body.
In the case of forgetting one of the daily doses, do not take two tablets at the same time to compensate for this forgetfulness. The next tablet should only be taken when appropriate and it is time to take the next dose.
Before starting to take Enantyum, it is very important to learn about its contraindications, as its consumption could be counterproductive to health in some specific circumstances. Specifically, this medicine should not be taken in the following cases:
- Under 18 years of age.
- Pregnant and / or lactating women.
- Allergic to dexketoprofen trometamol or any of the components of Enantyum.
- Allergic to any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug or acetylsalicylic acid.
- People with asthma , acute allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps, hives , angioedema, or chest wheezing.
- People with gastric ulcers, stomach or intestinal bleeding, digestive problems, such as indigestion or heartburn, Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.
- People with heart, kidney or liver failure.
- People with bleeding or blood clotting disorders.
If you have any questions, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist before starting to take Enantyum.
Enantyum side effects
Enantyum, like any drug, can cause a series of side effects, although not all people who take it present them.
Among the most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, and some disorders that affect the digestive system.
As infrequent side effects, dizziness, dizziness, drowsiness, sleep disorders, nervousness, headaches, palpitations, hot flashes, constipation , dry mouth, flatulence, skin rashes, fatigue, pain, chills, fever and general malaise stand out.
In the case of presenting any of the aforementioned symptoms after taking this medicine, the doctor should be informed of it. Likewise, treatment should be stopped immediately in the case of skin rashes or allergic reactions in the oral cavity, in the genital area or in any other part of the body.
Interactions with other medications
If you are taking other medications or have recently been following a medical treatment, you should inform your doctor of this, as there are some drugs that should not be taken in conjunction with Enantyum, as the combination of both could harm health. As associations not advised, we find the ones listed below:
- Corticosteroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Warfarin, heparin, and other drugs intended to prevent clot formation.
- Lithium, used to treat mood disorders.
- Methotrexate, used for rheumatoid arthritis and cancer.
- Hydantoins and phenytoin, used to treat epilepsy .
- Sulfamethoxazole, used to treat bacterial infections.
How to store Enantyum
To keep Enantyum in good condition, it should not be stored above 30º C. It is preferable to store the drug in its original container to protect it from the incidence of light.
On the other hand, it is essential to check the expiration date of the medicine before taking it and it should not be used after the date indicated on the packaging. It is also important to keep the tablets out of the reach and sight of children.
Hello Readers, I am Nikki Bella a Psychology student. I have always been concerned about human behavior and the mental processes that lead us to act and think the way we do. My collaboration as an editor in the psychology area of Well Being Pole has allowed me to investigate further and expand my knowledge in the field of mental health; I have also acquired great knowledge about physical health and well-being, two fundamental bases that are directly related and are part of all mental health.