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Kenalfin Injection 1ml

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1ml Injection
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Kenalfin 30 MG Description

Kenalfin Injection is an anti-inflammatory medicine containing Ketorolac as its active ingredient. It is used to manage post-operative pain, joint pain and muscle ache (short term). Kenalfin will be g...
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ContainsKetorolac(30.0 Mg)
UsesPost operative pain, musculoskeltal pain
Side effectsInjection site reaction, stomach upset, heartburn, indigestion
ClassificationANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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Uses of Kenalfin 30 MG

Kenalfin Injection is used to treat short-term management of post-operative pain and other pain related to muscles and joints.

Contraindications of Kenalfin 30 MG

  • If you are allergic to Ketorolac or any other ingredient of Kenalfin Injection.
  • If you are allergic to other pain killers like aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen or have developed any allergic reactions after using it.
  • If you have problems with your heart, kidney or liver.
  • If you are suffering from ulcers of the stomach or intestine.
  • If you have bleeding or perforation in the digestive tract related to previous therapy with pain killers like aspirin, diclofenac, etc.
  • If you have a history of bleeding in your brain.
  • If you are suffering from asthma.
  • It should not be used for managing pain before, during and after coronary bypass surgery and for any major surgery.
  • If you are pregnant, think you may be or are breastfeeding. Kenalfin should not be used during labour, as it may inhibit uterine contractions and can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • If you are on other painkiller medications.
  • If you are below 18 years of age.

Side effects of Kenalfin 30 MG

  • Injection site reactions like pain, redness, swelling
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain or discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gas
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Kenalfin 30 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Kenalfin Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Kenalfin Injection should not be used in pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Kenalfin Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Ketorolac is known to pass into the breastmilk in a small amount. Thus, Kenalfin Injection should not be used while breastfeeding. It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Kenalfin Injection?
A:
You may experience side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, other visual abnormalities while on treatment with Kenalfin Injection. If you experience any of these, avoid driving or operating a machine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Kenalfin Injection?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Kenalfin Injection, as it may increase the risk of gastrointestinal (stomach and intestine) bleeding.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from any heart, liver or kidney problems.
  • You have any bleeding problems or gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • You have asthma or a condition called - systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You should not use this medicine for minor or chronic painful conditions.
  • You develop any allergic reactions (rash, redness, swelling, itching) after taking this medicine.
  • You have high blood pressure, heart failure, stroke and oedema.
  • You are planning to have a baby.
  • You are above 60 years old.
  • Your doctor will monitor your blood urea, creatinine and potassium levels regularly while on treatment with this medicine.
  • Kenalfin Injection is not recommended for patients below 2 years of age.

Mode of Action of Kenalfin 30 MG

How Does It Work?

Ketorolac in Kenalfin Injection works by blocking the production of certain natural substances, known as prostaglandins, in the body which are responsible for pain, swelling and redness.

Directions for Use of Kenalfin 30 MG

  • Kenalfin Injection will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Kenalfin 30 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Kenalfin Injection may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medicati...
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  • This medicine should not be used along with aspirin, celecoxib as you make be at an increased risk of having side effects.
  • This medicine should also not be used along with anticoagulants like warfarin, heparin as it can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Kenalfin Injection should not be used for at least 8-12 days after the administering mifepristone as it can alter its effects.
  • Medicines like citalopram, oxpentifylline, methotrexate, ciclosporin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Chlorthalidone should be used with caution along with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Kenalfin 30 MG

  • Store Kenalfin Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Kenalfin 30 MG

Overdose

  • Kenalfin Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine.
  • If you experience any symptoms (stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, stomach ulcers, headache, disorientation, excitation, sleepiness, dizziness, ringing in the ears, unconsciousness) right after taking th...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Kenalfin Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have mi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why can't I take Kenalfin Injection by myself?

A: Kenalfin Injection is to be taken by Injection and is given into tissue just under the skin or into the vein. So, it is always advisable to get this Injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after Injection. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.

Q: Can I take Ibuprofen if I have been given Kenalfin Injection?

A: Both Kenalfin Injection & ibuprofen are painkiller medicine. You should not take two painkiller medicines together, as it can increase the risk of side effects such as bleeding and ulcers. Hence, it is not recommended to take these medicines simultaneously.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before starting Kenalfin Injection?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Kenalfin may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any ...
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Product Details
Brand
KENALFIN
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:20 PM (IST)

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