Ansaid Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- What are the possible side effects of flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- What is the most important information I should know about flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- How should I take flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ansaid)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ansaid)?
- What should I avoid while taking flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- What other drugs will affect flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ansaid)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Ansaid)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, drowsiness, black or bloody stools, coughing up blood, urinating less than usual or not at all, shallow breathing, and fainting.
What should I avoid while taking flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, allergy, or pain medicine. Many medicines available over the counter contain medicines similar to flurbiprofen (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen). Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of this type of medication. Check the label to see if a medicine contains aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
What other drugs will affect flurbiprofen (Ansaid)?
Tell your doctor if you are taking an antidepressant such as citalopram (Celexa), duloxetine (Cymbalta), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), or venlafaxine (Effexor). Taking any of these drugs with flurbiprofen may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin;
- a diuretic (water pill) such as furosemide (Lasix);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);
- methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
- steroids (prednisone and others);
- aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and others;
- an ACE inhibitor such as benazepril (Lotensin), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and others; or
- a beta-blocker such as atenolol (Tenormin, Tenoretic), carvedilol (Coreg), labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), sotalol (Betapace), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with flurbiprofen. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about flurbiprofen.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Ansaid Information
- Ansaid Drug Interactions Center: flurbiprofen oral
- Ansaid Side Effects Center
- Ansaid Overview including Precautions
- Ansaid FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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