Flurbiprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Flurbiprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Flurbiprofen is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. Flurbiprofen may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
The two main uses for flurbiprofen are all about the relief of pain and helping to lessen inflammation by cutting off the source of pain and inflammation that is prostaglandins. Flurbiprofen reduces pain that is associated with different conditions. Some of these conditions include injury, menstrual cramps, arthritis, other musculoskeletal conditions. It also treats osteoarthritis and other conditions. Inflammation can be a part of a lot of painful medical conditions and flurbiprofen also cuts the inflammation as much as the physical pain itself. Pain Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis