Dolobid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, such as pain, inflammation, and stiffness. The drug comes in tablet form and is typically taken twice a day. It works by inhibiting the action of certain hormones (called prostaglandins) that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Common side effects include nausea, stomach pain, and heartburn.
What Is Dolobid?Dolobid® (diflunisal) is a prescription medicine used for mild to moderate pain relief, as well as inflammation or stiffness caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. It belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs for short.
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Who Makes It?
Brand-name Dolobid was manufactured by Merck & Co., but is no longer being made. Generic versions are still available.