Ibuprofen kinetics in plasma and synovial fluid of arthritic patients.


After administration of a single dose and at steady state, ibuprofen concentrations were measured simultaneously in plasma and synovial fluid obtained from eight patients with rheumatoid arthritis. By seven hours after a dose at steady state, the mean synovial fluid: plasma ibuprofen concentration ratios were constant, and the synovial fluid levels were, on… (More)