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Ansaid Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Flurbiprofen is in a class of medications known as NSAIDs. It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that may causes pain, fever, and inflammation. Flurbiprofen is used to treats pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness that may be caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Ansaid Dosage

  • For the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis or Osteoarthritis, the usual starting dosage is a total of 200 to 300 milligrams a day.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Ansaid have not been established in children.

Uses of Ansaid

  • Ansaid is used to treats the inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain that are associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Ansaid

Before taken Ansaid medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Ansaid. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • General feeling of illness
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Swelling due to fluid retention
  • Urinary tract infection

Warnings and precautions before taking Ansaid:

  • Iif you have kidney or liver disease, then you should be used this drug with extra caution.
  • If you have asthma, then you should also be taken Ansaid with extra caution. You should not take aspirin or similar drugs while you are taking Ansaid.
  • If you are taking this drug, then it may increase water retention. If you have heart disease or high blood pressure, then you should be used this drug with extra caution.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Ansaid with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Ansaid with the following:

  • Antacids
  • Blood thinners such as Coumadin
  • Cimetidine
  • Methotrexate
  • Oral diabetes drugs such as Micronase
  • Ranitidine
  • Water pills such as Lasix and Bumex

After taken Ansaid if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Ansaid overdose include

  • Agitation
  • Change in pupil size
  • Coma
  • Disorientation
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Shallow breathing

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