(BRITISH) UK Trade name products: (Froben) (Froben SR) (Ocufen)
An anti-inflammatory and pain killer used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and dysmenorrhoea.
Ulcers, gastritis, GI bleeding, anaemia, swelling, visual disturbances, decreased kidney function in already compromised patients, diarrhoea, nausea, headache, insomnia, anxiety, memory loss, shaking, weakness, sleepiness, depression, dizziness, ringing in the ears, stuffy and runny nose, constipation, urinary tract infections, rash, and weight changes.
Aspirin can decrease the effects of Flurbiprofen.
Diuretics can have decreased effects.
Oral anticoagulants (warfarin) can increase the risk of bleeding when taken with this product.
Adults:oral, 200-300 mg a day, in two to four divided doses
Paediatric:dosage not established