Sertofen- Pain reliever and anti pyritic tablets

Sertofen, It is a rapid Pain relief tablets for minor pain, such as headaches, muscle aches, menstrual pain, and teeth, and its effect starts quickly as it is rapidly absorbed from the gut,It is also safer on the stomach than other analgesics, and it is one of the prescription drugs.


  • Each Sertofen  25 mg tablet contains 25 mg Dexketoprofen as base.
Sertofen tablets


Sertofen  contains Dexketoprofen which belongs to the class of anti-inflammatory drugs that are used as pain relievers. These are called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that work by blocking the effect of cyclo-oxygenase enzymes that are produced in an infected or damaged place in the body. Cyclo-oxygenase enzymes are also responsible for the production of prostaglandins that cause pain and inflammation.

Why is Sertofen  prescribed?

Sertofen  is used in the following cases:

  • Analgesic for headache pain.
  • Analgesic for dental pain.
  • Calming menstrual symptoms and pain (menstrual pain).
  • Antipyretic in fever.
  • Analgesic for arthralgia.
  • Analgesic for spine pain.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Gout.

What are the advantages of Sertofen ?

Sertofen  is a modification of ketoprofen (Ketofan), as it differs in its work from this substance in several things:

Pharmacokinetics (the effect of the drug on the body) of Sertofen  is much better than that containing ketoprofen (Ketofan).

The effect of Sertofen  is faster than other medicines containing ketoprofen.

Sertofen  is effective in relieving pain in skeletomuscular and joint infections.

Its effect as an analgesic is stronger than that of ketoprofen, and the same effect of diclofenac but less than diclofenac in its side effects.

Pain relieves within ten minutes of taking it.

Safer for the vital organs of the body than other analgesics.

What is the usual dose of Sertofen ?

The daily dose and handling time vary according to the following factors:

  • Severity of the condition.
  • Health condition of the patient at hand.
  • The patient’s age.
  • Other factors (such as whether the patient has other diseases, does the patient take other drugs and how they are affected by the medicine, and others).

Sertofen  is produced at a concentration of 25 mg per oral tablet, and the usual dose is one every 8 hours after eating.

Warnings and precautions

  • Sertofen  tablets should be taken with a full glass of water (240 ml).
  • It is preferable not to lie down after taking Sertofen  for at least 15 minutes.
  • After taking Sertofen  tablets when you feel any stomach problems such as heartburn or stomach pain, a cup of milk can be taken to calm the stomach or an antacid drink.
  • To reduce the expectation of stomach problems such as stomach bleeding or stomach ulceration, Sertofen  tablets should be taken at the lowest dose and for the shortest period.
  • Unless your doctor prescribes otherwise, Sertofen  tablets should not be taken more than 10 days without a prescription.
  • When prescribing Sertofen  in chronic diseases such as arthritis (requires prolonged treatment), the doctor or pharmacist should be discussed about the possible risks of taking Sertofen  for a long time.
  • Sertofen  tablets should not be taken without the need for them, to avoid the occurrence of side effects especially in the stomach, and it will not work unless there is pain.
  • Sertofen  tablets not suitable for children before the age of eight, medicines must be kept out of reach of children.

What is the adverse effects of Sertofen ?

Before starting to list the side effects that may result from the use of Sertofen  tablets, the following points should be clarified:

  • The attending physician prescribed Sertofen  tablets after confirming that the benefits of using it outweighed the harms and negative effects that could occur as a result of its use.
  • The patient taking the medicine does not necessarily experience all of the side effects that will be mentioned later, but the patient can experience one or two symptoms, and he may not feel any side effects at all.
  • The elderly and children are more sensitive to the side effects that can be caused by Sertofen  tablets.
  • The dose and the duration of use are factors that are directly proportional to the possibility of side effects, meaning that the higher the doses and the longer the period of use, the possibility of side effects increases, but with the recommended doses and for small periods, the side effects remain within its limited framework.
  • Like all medicines, Sertofen  tablets can cause side effects, although not everyone will get them. Most of these effects are moderate or moderate.

The most common side effects of Sertofen  have been reported:

  • Abdominal pain.
  • Constipation.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Heartburn (stomach pain).
  • swelling
  • nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Indigestion.



Is Sertofen  suitable for pregnant and lactating women?

  • Sertofen  may be unsafe for use during pregnancy, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the fetus, but human studies are limited.
  • The benefits of use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risks, if the necessary need arises for it to be used and under medical supervision.
  • Sertofen  is probably safe to use while breastfeeding. Please consult a doctor.

Sertofen – FAQ

Is Sertofen  safe with alcohol? Do not drink alcohol while taking Sertofen . Alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding caused by Sertofen . Call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of stomach or intestinal bleeding.

Is Sertofen  safe while driving? Taking Sertofen  does not cause any dizziness or dizziness, but it is advised to use caution when driving or operating machinery.

Does Sertofen  affect kidney function? It should not be used in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.

Does Sertofen  affect liver function? No data available. Please consult a doctor before taking the medicine

Is Sertofen  stronger than Brufen(Ibuprofen)? Yes, Sertofen  is more effective in acting as a pain reliever than in Provin, and it has fewer side effects than it is.

Can Sertofen  be taken with paracetamol at the same time? Pain relief quickly is the primary purpose of using analgesics generally, and sometimes more than one medication is prescribed to relieve pain, taking into account reducing expected side effects. Given that paracetamol is a gentle analgesic on the stomach, after consulting a doctor and pharmacist, you can take Sertofen  and paracetamol together in certain circumstances.

Can Sertofen  be taken with Brufen(Ibubrufen) at the same time? Due to the convergence of the side effects of both drugs, especially on the stomach and kidneys, it is prohibited to take Sertofen  with any medicine containing ibuprofen, such as Brufen.

What should I do if I take an overdose of Sertofen tablets? When taking an overdose of Sertofen may show some of the following symptoms: nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, confusion, insomnia, and stomach bleeding. And when these symptoms begin to appear or when you take a large dose of this medicine, you should contact the nearest hospital or emergency center. It may require gastric lavage, and sometimes it requires dialysis, and the symptoms will be treated.

What do I do if I forget to take a dose of Sertofen tablets? When you forget to take a dose of this drug, it can be taken at the time of remembering if the time for the next dose is far away, but if the time for the next dose is approaching, you should wait for the next dose time and take one dose only, you should not take two doses together to avoid side effects, the most important of which are stomach bleeding and problems Kidney.

General instructions

  • Read the information in this article carefully before you start taking Sertofen  because it contains important information for you, and if you have any additional questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. You can also contact us for more information about Sertofen .
  • You should be aware that Sertofen  has been prescribed for you only. Do not give it to others as it can cause harm to them even if they have the same signs of illness that you have.
  • It is recommended that if you experience  any of the side effects, inform your doctor or pharmacist, and this includes any possible side effects not mentioned in this article. The doctor or pharmacist should be informed of any disturbing and undesirable effect that is not mentioned in this article.
  • The medicine is a preparation that affects your health and consumption contrary to instructions that endanger you, strictly follow the doctor’s prescription and the method of use instructed. And follow the advice of your pharmacist (the doctor and the pharmacist are experts on medication and benefit and harm).
  • Do not interrupt your prescribed treatment period on your own, do not repeat the medication and do not increase the amounts without consulting your doctor.
  • Never leave medicines in the reach of children, do not exceed the maximum date of use (the expiration date) clearly indicated on the package or package.
  • Sertofen  should be kept at temperatures below 25 ° C.