Ansaid


Pfizer | Ansaid (Medication)


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Ansaid is used for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Ansaid is used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis . This medication is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis, ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to treat your pain. ...

Side Effect:

Upset stomach, constipation, diarrhea, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:stomach pain, swelling of the hands or feet, sudden or unexplained weight gain, vision changes, hearing changes (e. g. , ringing in the ears), mental/mood changes, fast/pounding heartbeat, persistent/severe headache, fainting, difficult/painful swallowing, unusual tiredness.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur:change in the amount of urine, easy bruising or bleeding, signs of infection (e. g. , fever, persistent sore throat), unexplained stiff neck, slurred speech.

This drug may rarely cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. If you notice any of the following highly unlikely but very serious side effects, stop taking flurbiprofen and consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately:yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include:difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives. ...

Precaution:

Before taking Ansaid, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any type of allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have:aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), recent heart bypass surgery (CABG).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:kidney disease, liver disease, poorly controlled diabetes, stomach/intestine/esophagus problems (e. g. , bleeding, ulcers, recurring heartburn), heart disease (e. g. , congestive heart failure, history of heart attack), stroke, high blood pressure, swelling (edema, fluid retention), dehydration, blood disorders (e. g. , anemia), bleeding or clotting problems, asthma, growths in the nose (nasal polyps).

Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medication. This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.

This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths or sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.

Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its side effects, especially stomach bleeding and kidney effects.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...