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Ketriplin Cream

By AJANTA PHARMA LIMITED
15g Cream in Tube
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Medical 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 ac...
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ContainsAmitriptyline(40.0 Mg),Ketamine(20.0 Mg)
UsesNeuralgia or neuropathic pain
Side effectsItching, swelling, redness, rash, etc., at the site of application
ClassificationDRUGS FOR PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY
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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

  • Burning
  • Redness at the site of application
  • Itching
  • Inflammation or swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Ketriplin Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ketriplin cream during pregnancy?
A:
No, Ketriplin cream is not recommended during pregnancy. There is limited data on the side effects of this cream on pregnant women and unborn babies. Consult your doctor so they can prescribe other medicines that are safe in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ketriplin cream while breastfeeding?
A:
No, Ketriplin cream are usually not recommended during breastfeeding. There is limited information available on this. Some studies showed that this medicine can get transferred through breast milk and cause side effects like drowsiness in babies. If you are breastfeeding, seek medical consultation before taking Ketriplin cream.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ketriplin cream?
A:
Yes, Ketriplin cream does not cause any side effects that may affect your ability to drive. However, in case you have an allergic reaction to this cream, it may cause discomfort, so avoid driving in such conditions.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ketriplin cream?
A:
There is no information available on the interactions between Ketriplin cream and alcohol. Generally, try to avoid drinking excessive alcohol, which may precipitate the underlying condition causing the pain.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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?

Ketriplin cream has Amitriptyline and ketamine as its main ingredients. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant medicine. It works by blocking the reuptake of chemical substances like noradren...
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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 advic...
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Storage and disposal of Ketriplin Cream

Storage: Store Ketriplin cream in a dry place at room temperature. Keep this cream away from sunlight and moisturiser. Keep Ketriplin cream away from children and pets. Disposal: Dispose of this cr...
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Dosage of Ketriplin Cream

Overdose

There is not much information available on overdose on Ketriplin cream, as it is rare. Repeated application in some cases may lead to allergic reaction or numbness in that area.

Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose of Ketriplin cream, apply it as soon as you recall. If you remember it close to the time of the next scheduled dose, skip the missed Ketriplin cream application. There is no need ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I make any lifestyle changes while taking Ketriplin cream?

A: Generally, it is better to make lifestyle changes such as eating well, being active, stopping drinking and smoking, etc. All these changes can also help with the underlying conditions of neuropathic pain.

Q: Can I take Ketriplin cream if I have diabetes?

A: Yes, Ketriplin cream can be used in the treatment of conditions like diabetic neuropathic pain. Your doctor may prescribe it if necessary. In such cases, it is essential to monitor blood glucose levels regularly if they fluctuate.

Q: Does Ketriplin cream cause any side effects if I use it every day?

A: No, since Ketriplin cream is applied topically, the ingredients of this medication do not reach the blood circulation in large quantities. Hence, they do not cause any severe side effects.
Product Details
Brand
KETRIPLIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Mar 2022 | 09:53 AM (IST)
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