How should I use this medication?
The recommended dose of flurbiprofen ranges from 200 mg to 300 mg daily divided into 4 to 6 doses. Flurbiprofen should be used at the lowest possible dose for the shortest possible time period in order to minimize the risk of side effects.
Flurbiprofen should be taken with food or milk. You should remain sitting upright or standing for 15-30 minutes after taking this medication to reduce the risk of irritating the esophagus.
Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Store this medication at room temperature and keep it out of the reach of children