Brand Name: Inalgex Gel 10% w/v
Generic Name: Etofenamate 100 mg/ g
Mechanism of Action.
Etofenamate is an NSAID applied topically for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal, joint and soft tissue disorders.
Pain and inflammation.
Adult : 10% preparation apply as directed.
Pain and inflammation
Apply 10% conc topically on affected area 2 -3 times a day
Active peptic ulceration. Hypersensitivity.
Pregnancy (3rd trimester).
Use with caution in patients with infections, asthma, allergic disorders, haemorrhagic disorders, hypertension, and impaired renal, hepatic, cardiac function, history of peptic ulcer disease. Monitor for the development of blood, kidney, liver, or eye disorders. Elderly.
Adverse Drug Reactions
GI disturbances, such as GI discomfort, nausea and diarrhoea. Headache, vertigo, dizziness, nervousness, tinnitus, depression, drowsiness and insomnia.
Hypersensitivity reactions such as fever, angioedema, bronchospasm, and rashes. Anaemias, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, eosinophilia and agranulocytosis.
Take with food or milk to reduce risk of GI irritation.
May interfere with thyroid function tests.