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Aleve vs. Nabumetone for Pain

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Aleve

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/ 60,073 posts
Other Names: Naproxen   Naproxen Sodium   Midol   Anaprox   Naprelan

Nabumetone

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/ 986 posts
Other Names: Relafen
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 60,073 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 986 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth... Read more on Wikipedia
Nabumetone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), the only 1-naphthaleneacetic acid derivative. Nabumetone has been developed by Beecham (pharmaceutical company). It is available under numerous brand names, such as Relafen, Relifex and Gamba... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Tina
May 23, 2014
Tina wrote
Aleve and canker sores
I had the exact same problem. I think i'd rather have pain than an old stubborn mouth ulcer!!! :(
Sherrie  |  May 27, 2014
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April 7, 2014
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February 12, 2014
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November 4, 2013
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What patients are saying about Aleve vs. Nabumetone

15 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and not to mention...I never have to deal with side effects...
...yeah that prescription (Nabumetone) was absolute garbage. ...I'll stick to using good old Aleve because it works and its cheap and not to mention...I never have to deal with side effects from it...
neurologist, he prescribed Nabumetone which he described...
...my headache symptoms to the neurologist, he prescribed Nabumetone which he described as an \"Industrial strength Aleve-type drug\". ...any. Is there anything else that is normally given for PCS...
been taking). Now on Nabumetone which seems to do nothing....
...can provide. I have been having shoulder/arm pain for about ...motion. First put me on Celebrex which caused upset stomachs. Then Aleve, which did not ...been taking). Now on Nabumetone ...
Nabumetone is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. It could be...
Nabumetone is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. It ...be compared to Naproxen or (Aleve). Hydrocodone or (Vicodin) is a...
is an NSAID, just like aleve or motrin, and personally...
Nabumetone is an NSAID, just like aleve or motrin, and personally I've...
My doctor and I discuss Nabumetone but I'm worried if it is...
My doctor and I discuss Nabumetone but I'm worried if it is addictive? Nabumetone is not addictive. It is one of the NSAID drugs. That ...it's related to Ibuprofen and Aleve. So addiction is not an...
tell me it's fine. I really doubt nabumetone/relafen is...
...the \"no advil or aleve\" instruction in my ...if I can take my relafen, even telling ...a prescription NSAID, and they tell me it's fine. I really doubt nabumetone/relafen is fine if naproxe...
says West-Ward 348 is Generic Aleve (Naproxen, 500mg) but I...
...says West-Ward 348 is Generic Aleve (Naproxen, 500mg) but I ...came up as NABUMETONE (Relafen®), a nonsteroidal ...arthritis and osteoarthritis. Generic nabumetone tablets are available. (Inf...
I should be put on another NSAID like nabumetone? I'm not...
...especially, I have deep aches in all ...and I'm taking tramadol ER as ...to kick it. I've also tried aleve. I'm wondering if I should be put on another NSAID like nabumetone? I'm not sure w...
for about 3 weeks. She said to try 2 aleve in the am and 2...
...about 3 weeks. She said to try 2 aleve in the am and ...get the prescription for Nabumetone 500 mg a tab ...could cause rebound headaches. When I asked her about just using ibuprofen she said...
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