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Last updated on 02/07/2021.
GENERIC NAME: Ketoprofen
CHINESE NAME: 慕拉適貼藥
DRUG CLASS: Analgesics
SUB CLASS: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
USED FOR: Pain management, inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis
AVAILABLE DOSAGE FORMS:
– 2% (patch)
What is Mohrus Patch?
Mohrus Patch is a brand of product used for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with joint diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Its active ingredient, Ketoprofen, belongs to a class of medications called Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs).
How to use it?
Mohrus Patch is applied to the affected site once a day. Avoid applying the medication on open wounds. Fold the patch in half and discard properly as used patch still contains medication.
What are the side effects of Mohrus Patch?
Common side effects of Mohrus Patch include skin rash, itchiness and skin irritation at application sites.
Who should not take Mohrus Patch?
– People allergic to Mohrus Patch or any component of the formulation
– People allergic to other NSAIDs
– People who have had asthma, urticaria or other allergic reactions after
taking Aspirin or other NSAIDs.
– People with a history of photosensitivity reactions.
– Women in the late stage of pregnancy.
– Do not use more than one product containing NSAIDS at the same time.
Common dosing schedule:
Apply Mohrus Patch once daily.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Mohrus Patch may interact with:
– Other NSAIDs, e.g. Aspirin, Celecoxib, Diclofenac
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
Where to buy Mohrus Patch in Hong Kong?
In Hong Kong, Mohrus Patch is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Mohrus Patch in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.