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DR ED DAvis Please KIPGEL?

Posted by John Martello on 5/20/04 at 20:17 (150933)

Hello DR ED

Thak you for responding to my questions it is greatly appreciated as i encounter this battle with FHL Tenosynovitis.

HAve you ever heard of a cream or gel based steroid anti inflammatory that is used for tendonits/tenosynovitis called KIPGEL? Does it work?

My pharmacist called it:

Ketprofen

Ibuprofen

Pyroxicam

Hence K I P G E L

Re: DR ED DAvis Please KIPGEL?

Ed Davis, DPM on 5/21/04 at 15:07 (150973)

John:
It just sounds like an acronym that someone made up. There are a lot of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications that can be placed into a topical medication by a compounding pharmacist. We tend to use more topical ibuprofen because it is mass produced, thus lower in price.
Ed