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Nabumetone vs. Naproxen for Pain

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Nabumetone

Rx
/ 986 posts
Other Names: Relafen

Naproxen

OTC
/ 41,135 posts
Other Names: Aleve   Naprosyn   Naproxen Sodium   Anaprox   Midol
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 986 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 41,135 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
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
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What patients are saying about Nabumetone vs. Naproxen

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gave me no GI side effects and Naproxen did, but Naproxen...
...gave me no GI side effects and Naproxen did, but Naproxen ...nothing. Thankfully Relafen (nabumetone) is the best of both worl...
and generally crappy lower back, with no bad side effects...
...day (an NSAID) because of my degen disc disease and generally crappy lower back, with no bad side effects at all. I also have taken others, including Naproxen and Alleve, which I agree, Alleve is...
500mg. i do take these pills on a fully belly PLEASE HELP...
Nabumetone and naproxen side effects hi i am ...different anti-inflammatory pills one named nabumetone 500mg and naproxen 500mg. i do take these pills on a fully belly PLEASE HELP this pain has ke...
then switched to naproxen, then switched to nabumetone,...
...surgeon of 5 years like 6 times in the last 2 months. He put me on ibuprofen (which did work for the inflammation but not sharp pain), then switched to naproxen, then switched to...
on the stomach? I'm using Nabumetone (not for knees, for...
Quote: How is Naproxen on the stomach? I'm using Nabumetone (not for knees, for PF). Magic stuff, that is. It doesn't require you...
nabumetone - the naproxen works well with the inflammation,...
Have not tried nabumetone - the naproxen works well with the inflammation, but ...has me taking omeprazole with it - I hate having to add ...I'll ask her about nabumetone at my next appointment....
hate Naproxen, its nasty in my stomach. Diclofenac is okay,...
I hate Naproxen, its nasty in my stomach. ...it but I...
I currently take Nabumetone, a prescription only NSAID....
...cardiovascular and stroke warnings. I've taken Aleeve, OTC strength was useless. Prescription strength Naproxen helped some, but I had ...me. I currently take Nabumetone, a prescription only...
nabumetone or naproxen could cause colitis. You could...
...indicate bowel inflammation (colitis). It doesn’t seem likely that nabumetone or naproxen could cause colitis. You could wait for several days to...
was also prescribed Naproxen with Lansoprazole as a stomach...
...initially prescribed Amitriptyline for ...pain. Then I was also prescribed Naproxen with Lansoprazole as a stomach protector - and I had a wonderful ten day ...now taking Nabumetone in the...
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