Dr. Didem Gunduz

What is Dex-Forte? What Does It Do? What are the Side Effects?

Dex-Forte is a 50mg colored film-coated pain reliever tablet. Its active ingredient is dexketoprofen trometamol and ketoprene. Dex Forte belongs to the category of NSAID drugs. It is used in rheumatic diseases and as a pain reliever. Since it has strong analgesic properties, it is mostly used for pain, menstrual cramps and migraine.

What is Dex-Forte 50 mg good for? If you say, it stops the production of prostaglandins that cause the body to feel pain. Thanks to this effect, prostaglandins are no longer produced in the painful areas and the pain is relieved. It relieves you of severe pain such as migraine and menstrual cramps.

What Is Dex-Forte Used For? What are the benefits?

Dex-Forte 50mg It is used to relieve moderate pain caused by mild and chronic diseases in the body. Dex forte is an important pain reliever that helps reduce the factors that cause pain and inflammation in the body.

Dex-Forte is used for toothache, gingivitis, headache, high fever, menstrual pain called dysmenorrhea in women, musculoskeletal pain and rheumatic pains. It can also be used to reduce pain and swelling that may occur after surgery and to prevent inflammation.

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What does Dex Forte do?

Dex-Forte should be used as prescribed by your doctor. It is necessary to follow the instructions given until the end of the treatment. It should be taken with plenty of water for each dose. It is very important to pay attention to the total dosage rate.

The total daily dose should never exceed 75 mg. Undesirable side effects can be minimized by using the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration necessary to control symptoms. Dex-Forte 50 mg is not intended for long-term use and treatment should be limited to the symptomatic period. Taking it on an empty stomach significantly slows the rate of absorption of the drug. For this reason, it is recommended to take it at least half an hour before meals in case of severe pain.

What Are the Side Effects of Dex-Forte?

It is seen in more than 100 person in 1 people.

  • mild skin redness
  • Diarrhea
  • Mumps
  • nausea
  • Feeling dizzy or lightheaded
  • stomach pain, gas, bloating, or loss of appetite
  • Headache

Serious side effects occur in less than 1000 in 1 people. Some of those:

  • If the skin is red, raised, itchy or swollen: this may be a sign of redness (hives) or edema.
  • If you have blood in your vomit or stool: these are signs of bleeding in the stomach or intestines.
  • If you have severe indigestion, heartburn, stomach pain or heartburn, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea: These may be signs of ulcers or inflammation in the stomach or intestines.
  • Jaundice or whites of the eyes: This could be a sign of liver damage or jaundice.
  • If you are short of breath, if you are tired, if your ankles or legs are swollen: these are signs of heart failure.
  • If you have chest pain, shortness of breath, weakness or dizziness, or severe anxiety: This could be a sign of a heart attack.

Dex Forte effervescent tIf you notice any of these effects after using ablet, you should tell your doctor or seek medical advice right away.

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Dex-Forte Price and Equivalent Medicines

The current sale price in pharmacies is 51.39 TL.

Dex-Forte counterpart drugs are:

  • Arvales 50mg
  • Darkin 25mg
  • Electra 50mg
  • Arex 50mg
  • Aceket 50mg
  • Dexday 50mg
  • Dexenje 50mg
  • Dexfull 25mg
  • Dexpro 25mg
  • Ketavel 50mg
  • Ketesse 50mg
  • Leodex 25mg
  • Rastel 50mg
  • Revaen 50mg
  • Sertofen 50mg


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Born in 1984, Dr. Didem Gündüz completed her education at the Faculty of Medicine. After specializing in internal medicine, she completed her higher education in dermatology. Didem worked in various public hospitals for many years and is currently serving her patients in a private clinic.

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