Baclofen vs Ketoprofen

Baclofen
(Rx)
Ketoprofen
(OTC)
Baclofen is a muscle relaxant.
Ketoprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.4
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cramping
3.4
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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July 21, 1988
December 22, 1992
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
66,366 Discussions
1,838 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Spasticity
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Stiffness
#5 for Nerve Pain
#6 for Cramping
#7 for Leg Cramps
Baclofen is prescribed for Spasticity, Stiffness, Nerve Pain and Cramping and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for OA
#4 for Cramping
Ketoprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Depression
6
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
3
Euphoria
1
Vomiting
1
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Stroke
1
Ket
Diabetes
3
Numbness
3
Stomach Problems
2
Depression
2
Rash
2
Liver Disease
2
Neuropathy
2
Addiction
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Gastritis
1
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Baclofen
Bac
Ketoprofen
Ket
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bac
Ket
9
0
Depression
Bac
Ket
6
2
Drowsiness
Bac
Ket
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Ket
3
0
Euphoria
Bac
Ket
1
0
Vomiting
Bac
Ket
1
0
Hallucinations
Bac
Ket
1
0
Itching
Bac
Ket
1
0
Dry Mouth
Bac
Ket
1
0
Stroke
Bac
Ket
1
0
Diabetes
Ket
Bac
3
0
Numbness
Ket
Bac
3
0
Stomach Problems
Ket
Bac
2
0
Depression
Ket
Bac
2
6
Rash
Ket
Bac
2
0
Liver Disease
Ket
Bac
2
0
Neuropathy
Ket
Bac
2
0
Addiction
Ket
Bac
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Ket
Bac
2
0
Gastritis
Ket
Bac
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Baclofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Ketoprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Baclofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ketoprofen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 20000 mcg/20mL (1,000 mcg/mL), 40000 mcg/20mL (2,000 mcg/mL), 10000 mcg/20mL (500 mcg/mL), 50 mcg/mL, 500 mcg/mL, 2000 mcg/mL
Syringe: 20000 mcg/20mL (1,000 mcg/mL), 40000 mcg/20mL (2,000 mcg/mL), 10000 mcg/20mL (500 mcg/mL), 50 mcg/mL (1 mL)
Kit: 500 mcg/mL, 0.05 mg/mL
Tablet: 10 mg, 20 mg
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Baclofen
Ketoprofen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Baclofen and Ketoprofen: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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