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Is flurbiprofen safe for older adults?

The bodies of older adults do not break down medications as quickly as younger people, which means the active ingredients circulate throughout the body longer before being excreted and increases risk of developing side effects. Older adults taking flurbiprofen are at higher risk of stomach ulcers and kidney problems.

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