What is Flurbiprofen?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Flurbiprofen patch

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Flurbiprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 8 5
Fibromyalgia 7 1
Pain 7 3
Tendinitis 2 0
Ankylosing spondylitis 1 1
Broken foot 1 0

Show all 17 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Flurbiprofen

Side effect Patients
Heartburn 1
Ulcerative colitis 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Flurbiprofen

Dosage Patients
200 mg daily 1
3other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Flurbiprofen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Flurbiprofen

Duration

Currently taking Flurbiprofen

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Flurbiprofen

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Flurbiprofen after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Celecoxib (Celebrex) 1
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) 1
Ibuprofen Prescription (Motrin Prescription) 1

Patients stopped taking Flurbiprofen and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Butalbital-acetaminophen-caffeine (Fioricet) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Flurbiprofen.