Flufenamic acid Pharmacology

Flufenamic acid

About Flufenamic acid
NSAID, An anthranilic acid derivative, Analgesic,Anti-inflammatory and antipyretic.
Mechanism of Action of Flufenamic acid
Flufenamic acid has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic action. It acts by inhibiting Prostaglandin (PGs) synthesis and their release at the site of injury. Prostaglandins cause tenderness and amplify the action of other analgesics. Flufenamic acid inhibits cyclo-oxygenase enzyme and antagonizes prostaglandin actions.
Pharmacokinets of Flufenamic acid
Absorption: It is rapidly absorbed through the skin and reaches the affected area.
Onset of Action for Flufenamic acid
Duration of Action for Flufenamic acid
Half Life of Flufenamic acid
Side Effects of Flufenamic acid
Contra-indications of Flufenamic acid
Hypersensitivity to Flufenamic acid
Special Precautions while taking Flufenamic acid
1.For external use only
2.Do not apply it on infected or on open wounds.
3.Avoid contact with eye and mucous membrane.
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Flufenamic acid
1.Rheumatoid arthritis
3.Post operative trauma
5.Ankylosing spondylitis
9.Periarthritis of shoulder
Interactions for Flufenamic acid
Typical Dosage for Flufenamic acid
Apply the medicament with gentle massage to the affected area once or several times daily.
Schedule of Flufenamic acid
Storage Requirements for Flufenamic acid
Store the medicament at room temperature. Tightly close the medicament after use. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Flufenamic acid
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose
Effects of Overdose of Flufenamic acid

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