Though not a cure, Ansaid® (flurbiprofen) can help relieve many of the symptoms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, such as:
The medication is approved for adults only. For most people, the recommended starting dosage is 200 mg of Ansaid daily, which is divided into smaller doses taken two, three, or four times a day.
It's important to review Ansaid's safety information with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. This prescription drug may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions (such as diabetes, lupus, or any allergies) and if you are taking any other medications, including nonprescription drugs.
(For more information, including other dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and what to do if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, click Ansaid.)