Kefentech the sophisticated therapeutics for arthritis was developed By JEIL Pharmaceutical CO., LTD. in Korea. Kefentech is an effective and safe therapeutic plaster for arthritis without systemic side effects like G.I. troubles, hepatotoxicity or nephrotoxicity, and prolonged effect by constant drug delivery is another uniqueness of Kefentech. The excellence of ketoprofen is already well known worldwide, Its effect and safety were innovated by new delivery system of Kefentech, the plaster for muscular pain, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
< Composition >
•Ketoprofen 30mg / 1 sheet (7cm X 10cm ; 2.4g)
< Description >
•A tetragonal, circular, or oval plaster prepared by spreading transparent and colorless, or milk-whiteadhesive material on a lint cloth and sealing it with a detaching.
< Indications >
•This product is indicated as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent for the following diseases or symptoms: degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis), periarthritis of ulder, tendinitis, tendovaginitis, peritendinitis, external humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow etc.), myalgia, and inflammation and pain after trauma. adhesive material on a lint cloth and sealing it with a detaching layer.
< Usage >
•Remove the detaching layer and apply one sheet of this product over the affected part two times a day.
< Precautions >
1.This product should not be administered to the following patients.
•Patients who ever showed hypersensitivity to this product or any ingredient of this product.
•Patients with aspirin asthma (asthmatic attack by non-steroidal analgesic or anti-inflammatory drug) or the history of the disease. (They may have asthmatic attack.)
2.This product should be carefully administered to the following patients.
•Patients with bronchial asthma. (They may have asthmatic attack.)
•Patients under medical treatment.
•In rare cases, anaphylactic symptoms (hives, dyspnea, facial edema, etc.) may occur. Therefore, if such symptoms occur, stop use of this product.
•Asthmatic attack may occur. If early symptoms, such as rhonchus, stridulous, or dyspnea, occur, immediately stop use of this product. Such asthmatic attack may occur in a few hours after administration of this product.
•Skin: Pigmentation, xeroderma, and contact dermatitis, such as flare, eruptive,itch, bleb, maceration, irritation, and swelling, may occur. In addition, the direct ray of light (ultraviolet ray) may cause photosensitization disease and the whole body may have rashes. Stop use of this product, if such symptoms are severe.
•Use of analgesic?anti-inflammatory drug is not a causal treatment, but a symptomatic therapy.
•This product may cause inapparent skin infection. Therefore, if used for treatment of inflammation caused by infection, be sure to use appropriate antibiotics or anti-fungal agents at the same time and to observe carefully if there are any adverse reactions.
•If this product is used for treatment of chronic diseases (such as degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis), consider other treatment method rather than drug therapy. In addition, be sure to observe carefully the patients if there are any adverse reactions.
•If there is no improvement when used for about 1 week, stop use of this product and consult the doctor or pharmacist.
5.Pregnant or nursing women
•When this product was orally administered to rats at the late stage of pregnancy, contraction of fetal arterial blood vessel was reported.
•Administration of this product at the late stage of pregnancy (oral, injection, or rectal infusion) was reported to result in continuous fetal circulation and fetal renal insufficiency.
•Safety in pregnant and nursing women has not been established. So, massive or broad use of this product for long-term period should be avoided for pregnant, gestational, and nursing women.
•Safety in premature babies, newborn babies, infants, and young children has not been established (only a few clinical cases).
•Do not use this product to eyes or mucous membrane.
•Administration of this product to damaged skin, mucous membrane, eczema, or eruption may result in temporary irritation or numbing.
•Do not use this product for treatment of athlete’s foot or tinea.
•Do not use this product in the occlusive dressing manner.
< Storage, Expire, Usage >
•Store this product in the light-shielded, airtight container at room temperature 3 years.
•Clean the affected part and apply this product when dried.
•When using this product for knees, bend knees at an angle of 45 degree
•Correctly apply this product to the affected part. (The adhesive strength may be decreased when removing and applying it again.)