Last updated: October 17, 2014
Trade Names: Generic
Drug Class: NSAID
Preparations: 50- and 100-mg capsules
Dose: 200–300 mg/day in three to four divided doses
Clinical Pharmacology: Well absorbed after oral administration; hepatic metabolism and renal excretion of metabolites; analgesic effect lasts 4–6 hours.
See NSAIDs for Indications, Mechanism of Action, Contraindications, Precautions, Monitoring, Pregnancy Risk, Adverse Effects, Interactions, and Patient Instructions.