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How does flurbiprofen work?

Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks production of an enzyme needed to produce immune system chemicals known as prostaglandins. Prostaglandins help fight infection by triggering inflammation and raising body temperature. However, persistent inflammation and fever can cause systemic illness such as arthritis.

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