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Flurbiprofen is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) used to treat the inflammation and pain of arthritis. It is also known by the trade name ANSAID and marketed by Pfizer. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, usually abbreviated to NSAIDs, are drugs with analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects - they reduce pain, fever and inflammation. ... Pfizer, Incorporated (NYSE: PFE), is a global pharmaceutical company, with headquarters in New York City. ...
Flurbiprofen is a member of the phenylalkanoic acid derivative family of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Its chemical name is [1,1’-biphenyl]-4-acetic acid, 2-fluoro-alpha-methyl-,(±)-. Its molecular weight is 244.26. Its molecular formula is C15H13FO2. Its teratogenic effects are classified Pregnancy Category C.
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Flurbiprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) used to relieve pain and inflammation.
Flurbiprofen is generally used for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps, muscle strains, bursitis, tendonitis, gout, and other pains.
Stop taking Flurbiprofen and contact your doctor right away if you experience abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea heartburn and or vomiting of blood as this could be a sign of serious drug reactions such as internal bleeding or ulcers.
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