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Flurbiprofen Topical
Available Brands 1.FROBEN GEL

Indications

1. To relieve pain and inflammation in the muscles, tendons and joints
2. Pain caused by rheumatism and neuralgia.


Dosage

Apply the medicament with gentle massage on the affected area 2 - 3 times daily.


Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.


Overdose

Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.


Storage

Store Flurbiprofen at 15-30 degree C in a tightly closed light resistant container. Keep out of the reach of children.


Special Precautions

1.Ibuprofen topical is for external use only
2.Do not use Flurbiprofen topical on skin that is irritated, peeling, or infected or on open wounds.
3.Avoid contact with eye and mucous membrane.


Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Flurbiprofen topical


Adverse Effects

1.Itching
2.Reddening
3.Rash


Action Mechanism

Flurbiprofen has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic action. It acts by inhibiting Prostaglandin (PGs) synthesis and their release at the site of injury. Prostaglandins cause tenderness and amplify the action of other analgesics. Ibuprofen inhibits cyclo-oxygenase enzyme and antagonizes prostaglandin actions.


Pharmacokinetics

Absorption: It is rapidly absorbed through the skin and reaches the affected area.


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