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Flurbiprofen

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David Maggs

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Introduction

Name

  • Flurbiprofen sodium.

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Uses

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Indications

  • Before and after intra-ocular surgery to mimimize intra-operative miosis and post-operative inflammation.
  • For analgesia after corneal surgery Cornea: suturing.
    Little information available regarding use in dog or cat

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Krohne S G, Gionfriddo J & Morrison E A (1998) Inhibition of pilocarpine-induced aqueous humor flare, hypotony, and miosis by topical administration of anti-inflammatory and anesthetic drugs to dogs. Am J Vet Res 59 (4), 482-488 PubMed.
  • Ward D A (1996) Comparative efficacy of topically applied flurbiprofen, diclofenac, tolmetin, and suprofen for the treatment of experimentally induced blood-aqueous barrier disruption in dogs. Am J Vet Res 57 (6), 875-878 PubMed.
  • Millichamp N J, Dziezyc J & Olsen J W (1991) Effect of flurbiprofen on facility of aqueous outflow in the eyes of dogs. Am J Vet Res 52 (9), 1448-1451 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Ophthalmic Drug Facts 2000. Facts and Comparisons. Bartlett J D, St Louis, MO.

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