Ketriplin Cream Description
Ketriplin cream is a prescription medication. It is used for the management of postherpetic neuropathic/nerve pain. It is composed of amitriptyline and ketamine as its main ingredients. The mode of a
ction of Ketriplin cream is by blocking various receptors and blocking the pain signals. Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition caused by several nerve diseases. It may also occur due to an injury or an infection. Managing post-herpetic neuralgia (the burning, stabbing pains, or aches that may last for months or years after a herpes infection) and preventing migraine headaches are the primary uses of Ketriplin cream. It is essential to follow your doctor’s directions for using Ketriplin cream for external application. The pain may return if you stop using it. Ketamine can also cause dependency. However, since this is a topical application, it does not occur with this cream. There are no significant side effects of Ketriplin cream.
|You Save||₹21.36 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Amitriptyline(40.0 Mg) + Ketamine(20.0 Mg)|
|Uses||Neuralgia or neuropathic pain|
|Side effects||Itching, swelling, redness, rash, etc., at the site of application|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY|
Uses of Ketriplin Cream
- Ketriplin cream is used in,
- Management of neuropathic pain (repairs damage to the nerves, which causes pain, tingling, weakness, and burning sensation)
- Management of post-herpetic neuralgia (lowers the pain or ache after a herpes infection)
- Management of any condition with pain occurred due to nerve damage
Contraindications of Ketriplin Cream
- If you have any allergic reaction to amitriptyline or ketamine, avoid taking Ketriplin cream.
- If you are already using similar medications or creams
Side effects of Ketriplin Cream
- Redness at the site of application
- Inflammation or swelling
Precautions and Warnings of Ketriplin Cream
Other General Warnings
- You are taking other pain medications.
- You have a surgery or a medical/dental procedure planned. Inform your doctor when you apply Ketriplin cream.
- You are going through physiotherapy along with using this cream.
- You are using any herbal or ayurvedic herbs, or supplements
Mode of Action of Ketriplin Cream
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Ketriplin Cream
- Ketriplin cream is for external application only.
- You should apply the Ketriplin cream as prescribed by your doctor.
- Apply this cream at the site of the pain.
- Wash your hands before applying it.
- Use Ketriplin cream only on a clean and dry surface.
- Consult your doctor if the pain has not subsided after using this cream.
- Do not wash the area after applying this cream.
- Avoid applying other ointments or lotions to the same area after using this medicine.
Interactions of Ketriplin Cream
Interactions with other medicines
- Ketriplin cream can be used without any systemic side effects. You can combine it with other treatment options as there are no interactions reported with any other medicines. Please seek medical advice....
Storage and disposal of Ketriplin Cream
Dosage of Ketriplin Cream
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Should I make any lifestyle changes while taking Ketriplin cream?
Q: Can I take Ketriplin cream if I have diabetes?
Q: Does Ketriplin cream cause any side effects if I use it every day?
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