Flurbiprofen

 
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Contraindications

Flurbiprofen is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Alcohol Use;
- an unusual or allergic reaction to flurbiprofen, aspirin, other NSAIDs, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- Any allergies - especially to Aspirin or to NASAID allergy (such as ibuprofen and Celecoxib);
- Any type of blood-clotting disease;
- Asthma;
- asthma;
- breast-feeding;
- Certain Eye Diseases (Cornea-related);
- cigarette smoker;
- Diabetes;
- drink more than 3 alcohol containing drinks a day;
- Heart Disease;
- heart disease or circulation problems such as heart failure or leg edema (fluid retention);
- High Blood Pressure;
- high blood pressure;
- kidney disease;
- liver disease;
- Liver or Kidney Disease;
- Nasal Polyps;
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
- Recently had surgery;
- Rheumatoid arthritis;
- stomach bleeding or ulcers;
- Stomach ulcers;
- if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen, celecoxib);
- if you are allergic to Flurbiprofen;
- if you are allergic to the preservative thimerosal;
- if you have any other allergies;
- if you have aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs);
- if you have bleeding or clotting problems;
- if you have diabetes;
- if you have growths in the nose (nasal polyps);
- if you have other eye problems (such as cornea problems, dry eye syndrome, past eye surgeries);
- if you have other types of asthma;
- if you have rheumatoid arthritis;

Without a Prescription

Flurbiprofen belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Flurbiprofen is prescribed before certain types of eye surgery (such as cataract removal).
Flurbiprofen is prescribed for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
Flurbiprofen is prescribed to prevent pupil constriction during eye surgery.
Flurbiprofen is prescribed to reduce swelling and to treat pain.
Flurbiprofen is prescribed to treat swelling and redness caused by certain eye conditions.
Flurbiprofen prevents the pupil of the eye from narrowing.
This effect makes it easier for the doctor to examine the inside of the eye, to remove the cataract, and to replace it with a new lens.

Interactions

Do not take Flurbiprofen with any of the following drugs:
- "blood thinners" such as warfarin and heparin;
- acetylcholine chloride (miochol);
- aspirin and aspirin-like drugs;
- carbachol ( carboptic, isopto carbachol);
- cidofovir;
- diuretics;
- lithium;
- medicines for high blood pressure;
- medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin;
- methotrexate;
- nsaid medications such as aspirin and ibuprofen;
- antiplatelet drugs;
- aspirin;
- blood thinners (warfarin/heparin);
- clopidogrel;
- drugs that can cause bleeding;
- flurbiprofen;
- medications contain pain relievers/fever reducers;
- nsaids (ibuprofen/naproxen);

Other Brand Names

In some countries Flurbiprofen may also be known as:
- Activ Gola;
- Acustop Cataplasma;
- Ansaid;
- Benactiv;
- Bonatol-R;
- Cadiflur;
- Cebutid;
- Clinadol;
- Distex;
- Dobendan Direkt;
- Edolfene;
- Fenomel;
- Flugalin;
- Flurbic;
- Flurofen;
- Fluroptic;
- Flurozin;
- Froben;
- Inflaflur;
- Luarprofeno;
- Novo-Flurprofen;
- Ocuflur;
- Reupax;
- Ropion;
- Strepfen;
- Strepfen;
- Strepsils Intensive;
- Targus;
- Tolerane;
- Transact Lat;
- Transact;
- TransActLAT;

Side Effects

Flurbiprofen side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;
- black or bloody stools, blood in the urine or vomit;
- blurred vision;
- chest pain;
- constipation;
- diarrhea;
- difficulty breathing or wheezing;
- dizziness;
- eye pains such as eye burning, stinging, irritation, and itching;
- heartburn;
- minor upset stomach;
- nausea or vomiting;
- redness of the eyes;
- sensitivity to light and other vision problems;
- severe stomach pain;
- slurred speech or weakness on one side of the body;
- unexplained weight gain or swelling;
- unusually weak or tired;
- yellowing of eyes or skin;
- bleeding in the eye (increased redness in the eye);
- decreased vision;
- eye pain;
- itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- rash;
- severe dizziness;
- stinging/burning of the eyes for 1 to 2 minutes;
- trouble breathing;
Without Prescription (2017)