Instructions on taking Keral tablets
Keral is one of the most common drugs to combat mild to moderate pain such as muscle pain, brought on by menstruation, joint pain or dental pain. It belongs to the group classified as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs and, therefore, allows us to reduce inflammation in the affected area and relieve pain caused. If you need to take this medicine but do not know how you should take it, in this OneHowTo.com article we tell you how to take Keral 25mg tablets or granules for oral solution.
In the case of Keral 25mg tablets the recommended daily dose is 1 tablet every 8 hours without taking more than 3 per day. Thus, the maximum that a person can take is 3 tablets of 25mg per day, with an interval of 8 hours between each tablet. The number of tablets and time between them may vary depending on the type, intensity and duration of pain, but your doctor will indicate such variations.
In the case of Keral, 25mg granules for oral solution (sachet), the recommended daily dose is 1 every 8 hours and you can take up to 3 sachets a day (75mg). Same as above, your doctor will decide if the dose needs to be increased or not.
If you suffer any kidney or liver illness, like kidney stones or inflamed liver, it is recommended that instead of taking 75mg, you take just 50mg a day at the most, that would be 2 tablets or 2 sachets. The same goes for the elderly, during the first days of treatment you should take 50mg a day, and the physician will decide whether to prescribe more Keral or not.
Regarding instructions, you should take Keral during or after eating to reduce the chance of side effects on the stomach or intestine. In the case of tablets, you have to take them with water and swallow without chewing. Sachets, however, dissolve the contents into a glass of water, stir with a spoon and take it immediately after dilution.
In cases of severe pain that requires an expedited relief, we recommend taking each tablet or sachet 30 minutes before meals, on an empty stomach. Taking the medication on an empty stomach will increase the speed at which it is absorbed but may however cause nausea or stomach irritation.
Remember that when taking Keral you must always follow your doctor's instructions, do not stop treatment without his recommendation even if the pain has lessened and, if you forget a tablet do not take a double dose to make up, take the next one when you should.
Children under 18 years, pregnant and breastfeeding women cannot take Keral. In all cases, consult your doctor before taking it, and if you have any questions during treatment or you feel the pain persists.
This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.
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