flur·​bip·​ro·​fen flu̇r-ˈbip-rə-fən How to pronounce flurbiprofen (audio)
: a drug C15H13FO2 that is a NSAID taken orally especially to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and that is applied topically in the form of its hydrated sodium salt C15H12FNaO2·2H2O to inhibit miosis during and after ocular surgery

Note: A preparation of flurbiprofen for oral use is marketed under the trademark Ansaid.

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“Flurbiprofen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/flurbiprofen. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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