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Ketoprofen Precautions and Warnings

In the case of ketoprofen, precautions and warnings to be aware of include such things as not taking the medication if you have an active bleeding condition (such as an ulcer). Other precautions and warnings for ketoprofen users involve pregnancy and nursing. Drinking alcohol frequently may increase the risk of experiencing serious side effects with ketoprofen. The following article discusses other ketoprofen precautions and warnings to consider before taking the medication.

Ketoprofen Precautions and Warnings: An Introduction

Before taking ketoprofen, let your healthcare provider know if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol frequently
  • Smoke
  • Are having or have recently had heart surgery.
     
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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