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flurbiprofen

 [floor-bi´pro-fen]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, administered orally in the treatment of arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis, tendinitis, soft tissue injuries, and dysmenorrhea. The sodium salt is applied topically to the conjunctiva to inhibit miosis during and inflammation following ophthalmic surgery.

flurbiprofen

/flur·bi·pro·fen/ (floor-bi´pro-fen) a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug administered orally in the treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory disorders and dysmenorrhea, and applied topically to the conjunctiva as the sodium salt to inhibit miosis during and treat inflammation following ophthalmic surgery..

flurbiprofen

(flo͝or-bĭp′rə-fən)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic actions.

flurbiprofen

[floo͡rbi′profen]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, administered orally in the treatment of arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis, tendinitis, soft tissue injuries, and dysmenorrhea. The sodium salt is applied topically to the conjunctiva to inhibit miosis during, and inflammation after, ophthalmic surgery.

flurbiprofen

A NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG (NSAID). Brand names are Froben, Froben SR, Ocufen, Strefen and Streflam.

flurbiprofen

(flŏŏrbip´rəfen),
n brand name: Ansaid;
drug class: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory;
action: inhibits prostaglandin synthesis by interfering with cyclooxygenase needed for biosynthesis; possesses analgesic, antiinflammatory, antipyretic properties;
uses: acute, long-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis.
flurbiprofen sodium,
n brand name: Ocufen;
drug class: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory ophthalmic;
action: inhibits enzyme system necessary for biosynthesis of prostaglandins, inhibits miosis;
uses: inhibition of intraoperative miosis, corneal edema.

flurbiprofen

a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent used in musculoskeletal disorders and as the sodium salt topically in ocular inflammation.