Ansaid is the brand name for the medication flurbiprofen. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Ansaid is primarily used to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling associated with various conditions, such as arthritis, menstrual cramps, dental pain, sports injuries, and other musculoskeletal disorders.

Drug Name: Ansaid

Active Ingredient: Flurbiprofen

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Flurbiprofen works by inhibiting the production of certain substances in the body called prostaglandins, which are responsible for pain and inflammation. By reducing the levels of prostaglandins, Ansaid helps alleviate pain and reduce inflammation.

Medicament is available in various forms, including tablets and capsules, and it is typically taken by mouth. The dosage and duration of treatment will vary depending on the specific condition being treated and individual patient factors.

How to use

Here are some general guidelines on how to use Ansaid:

  1. Timing: Medicament is typically taken orally with a full glass of water, preferably with food or milk to help minimize the risk of stomach upset.
  2. Do not crush or chew: Swallow the Ansaid tablet or capsule whole. Do not crush, chew, or break it.
  3. Avoid alcohol: While taking Ansaid, it is important to avoid alcohol consumption. Combining alcohol with Flurbiprofen can increase the risk of stomach bleeding and other complications.
  4. Duration of treatment: Follow the prescribed duration of treatment. Do not stop taking Ansaid abruptly, even if you start to feel better. Abruptly stopping NSAID medications may lead to rebound symptoms or other adverse effects.


The dosage of Ansaid prescribed to you will depend on various factors, including your medical condition, severity of symptoms, and individual response to the medication. The following information provides general dosage guidelines:

  1. Adult Dosage: The usual starting dose of Ansaid for adults is 100-200 mg per day, divided into two to four smaller doses.
  2. Elderly Patients: In elderly individuals or patients with reduced kidney function, the initial dosage may be lower to minimize the risk of side effects.
  3. Pediatric Dosage: Ansaid is not typically recommended for use in children unless specifically prescribed by a pediatric specialist.

Side effects

Here are some common side effects associated with Ansaid:

Gastrointestinal Effects:

  • Stomach pain or discomfort
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Gas or bloating

Central Nervous System Effects:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Drowsiness or fatigue
  • Nervousness or anxiety

Allergic Reactions:

Although rare, some individuals may experience allergic reactions to Ansaid. Seek medical attention immediately if you notice any of the following symptoms:

  • Rash or hives
  • Itching or swelling, especially of the face, tongue, or throat
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Severe dizziness or fainting

Cardiovascular Effects:

In some cases, Ansaid may cause cardiovascular side effects, particularly with long-term use or in individuals with pre-existing heart conditions. Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following:

  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath

Other Side Effects:

Additional side effects that may occur include:

  • Increased sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity)
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Changes in blood pressure
  • Kidney problems (rare)


To ensure the stability and effectiveness of Ansaid, it is important to store it properly. Here are some guidelines for storing:

  1. Temperature: Store medicine at room temperature, typically between 68°F (20°C) and 77°F (25°C).
  2. Protect from moisture: Keep tablets or capsules in its original container with the lid tightly closed to protect it from moisture. Avoid storing it in areas such as the bathroom, where it may be exposed to humidity.
  3. Avoid direct light: Store Ansaid away from direct light, such as sunlight or bright artificial light. Exposure to light can degrade the medication over time.
  4. Keep out of reach of children: Store Ansaid in a secure location that is out of the reach of children and pets. This helps prevent accidental ingestion or misuse.
  5. Follow packaging instructions: Always refer to the specific storage instructions provided on the packaging or label of your medication. Some formulations may have specific storage requirements.
  6. Do not use expired medication: Check the expiration date on the packaging and do not use Ansaid if it has expired. Expired medication may not be as effective or safe to use.

By following these storage guidelines, you can help maintain the integrity and effectiveness of Ansaid, ensuring that it remains safe to use.


An overdose of Flurbiprofen can be potentially dangerous and requires immediate medical attention. If you suspect an overdose or have taken more than the prescribed dose of Ansaid, take the following steps:

  1. Contact emergency services: Call your local emergency hotline or go to the nearest emergency room immediately. Inform them that you believe you have overdosed on Ansaid.
  2. Medical evaluation and treatment: Treatment for an Ansaid overdose may involve measures to remove the medication from your system, such as inducing vomiting or using activated charcoal. Supportive care and management of symptoms will also be provided as necessary.

Symptoms of an Flurbiprofen overdose may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, blurred vision, ringing in the ears, difficulty breathing, and in severe cases, it can lead to gastrointestinal bleeding, kidney problems, or cardiovascular complications.

It is important to seek immediate medical attention in the event of an overdose, as prompt medical intervention can help minimize potential complications and provide appropriate treatment.

To prevent an overdose, always take Ansaid as prescribed and do not exceed the recommended dosage.

Missed Doses

If you miss a dose of Ansaid, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is close to the time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Taking a double dose or increasing the dosage to make up for a missed dose can increase the risk of side effects or overdose. It is important to follow the prescribed dosing schedule as closely as possible.

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