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What is flurbiprofen?

Flurbiprofen is a prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat the pain, swelling and stiffness caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is usually taken by mouth, as a tablet, two to four times a day. It can also be used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, an arthritis of the spine. It works by inhibiting the body's production of substances that cause inflammation.

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