Ansaid (Flurbiprofen) for Spondylitis | MySpondylitisTeam

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Ansaid is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Ansaid is also referred to by its drug name, flurbiprofen.

Ansaid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs help reduce fever, pain, and inflammation. Ansaid is believed to work by inhibiting the production of chemicals that promote inflammation and blood clot formation in the body.

How do I take it?
Ansaid is taken two to four times a day.

Ansaid comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Ansaid lists common side effects including abdominal pain, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, headache, swelling, and urinary tract infection.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Ansaid include stroke, heart attack, liver toxicity, fetal birth defects, worsening asthma, serious skin reactions, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Ansaid — RxList

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) for Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA) — Cochrane

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