Oki why this medication is used

Oki, why is this medication used

L’Oki is one of the most widely used drugs to treat inflammatory states associated with pain such as those affecting the osteoarticular system, postoperative pain, and otitis. Even the most trivial headache can be resolved by taking this medication (but the advice is always not to abuse it). It is also often used when one has flu symptoms and for bone pain, but remember that the flu vaccine is available every year to avoid seasonal ailments.

What is OKI’s use for

Specifically, in adults it is used for the symptomatic treatment of inflammatory states associated with pain how:

  • rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain and stiffness);
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (chronic inflammatory disease that mainly affects the spine and joints);
  • Painful arthrosis (a disease affecting the joints);
  • Extra-articular rheumatism (rheumatic diseases affecting structures outside the joints);
  • post-traumatic inflammation (trauma-based inflammatory state);
  • painful inflammatory conditions in dentistry, otolaryngology, urology, and pulmonology.

In children and adolescents, instead, it can be used for the symptomatic, short-term treatment of inflammatory states associated with pain, even accompanied by pyrexia (fever), such as those affecting the osteoarticular system, postoperative pain, and otitis. Instead, It is best not to use Oki When you have heart failure, peptic ulcer, history of gastrointestinal perforation or bleeding, hemorrhagic diathesis, liver or kidney failure, ulcerative colitis, gastritis, dyspepsia.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

But even when pregnant and breastfeeding; children less than 6 years old should also avoid Oki. In any case, it is always best to hear from your doctor before taking Oki precisely because so many could be undesirable effects.

In addition, the doctor will be able to advise on the most correct dosage.

From the package insert, the recommended dosage should be between 1 and 2 mg/Kg per administration or otherwise this schedule should be followed:

  • children at least 6 years of age with body weight less than 30 kg, 1 suppository 2-3 times daily.

If suspicious reactions occur, stop treatment immediately and notify your doctor, who will know what to do.