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Why DUEXIS?

Doctors often choose NSAIDs such as ibuprofen for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis because they are proven to be effective

If you have osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, chronic NSAID use can put you at risk.

  • 1 in 4 people taking NSAIDs regularly, like ibuprofen, will develop a stomach ulcer
  • Stomach ulcers can occur in under 1 week
  • Most people will never even feel the stomach ulcer developingbut stomach ulcers can be very dangerous and lead to serious health complications
  • Experts recommend taking a medicine that can protect the stomach (gastroprotective), along with NSAIDs, as one way to decrease the possibility of getting stomach ulcers in certain patients

DUEXIS proven to reduce the risk of developing stomach ulcers caused by ibuprofen by 50%

DUEXIS delivers what ibuprofen 800 mg alone cannotless risk of developing stomach ulcers

In 2 studies of people who required NSAID treatment for chronic painful conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, treatment with DUEXIS reduced the risk of developing stomach ulcers by about 50% compared with people in the studies who took ibuprofen without any gastroprotective medicine.

Understanding both sides of DUEXIS

Power knowing you have prescription-strength (800 mg) ibuprofen for the relief of signs and symptons of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

DUEXIS (ibuprofen and famotidine) tablet

Gastroprotection knowing that famotidine decreases your risk of developing stomach ulcers

Affordability knowing you only have a single prescription to fill for 2 medicines with 1 co-pay

DUEXIS offers you:

  • Power  knowing you have prescription-strength (800 mg) ibuprofen for the relief of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gastroprotection  knowing that famotidine decreases your risk of developing stomach ulcers
  • Affordability  knowing you only have a single prescription to fill for 2 medicines with 1 co-pay

Ask your doctor if DUEXIS may be right for youonly DUEXIS gives you 2 medicines at the same time in 1 tablet

  • Only DUEXIS provides relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis AND built-in gastroprotective therapy to reduce the risk of developing stomach ulcers with every dose of ibuprofen in a single tablet

Experts agree that certain patients on NSAIDs should also take gastroprotective medicine

Ask your doctor if DUEXIS is right for you