Aleve vs Nabumetone

Aleve
(OTC)
Nabumetone
(Rx)
Aleve is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Nabumetone is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.0
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.2
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 11, 1994
May 26, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
77,395 Discussions
1,354 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Migraines
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Discomfort
#8 for Joint Pain
#9 for RA
#10 for Fever
#11 for Muscle Pain
Aleve is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for OA
Nabumetone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ale
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Stomach Problems
2
Drowsiness
1
Stomach Issues
1
Hives
1
Tinnitus
1
Gastritis
1
Trauma
1
GI Bleeding
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Nab
Nausea
6
Bleeding
5
Depression
4
Stomach Irritation
4
Stomach Problems
4
Dizziness
4
Drowsiness
4
Tinnitus
4
Ulcerative Colitis
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
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Nabumetone
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Withdrawal Symptoms
Ale
Nab
3
3
Stomach Problems
Ale
Nab
2
4
Drowsiness
Ale
Nab
1
4
Stomach Issues
Ale
Nab
1
0
Hives
Ale
Nab
1
0
Tinnitus
Ale
Nab
1
4
Gastritis
Ale
Nab
1
0
Trauma
Ale
Nab
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ale
Nab
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Ale
Nab
1
4
Nausea
Nab
Ale
6
0
Bleeding
Nab
Ale
5
0
Depression
Nab
Ale
4
0
Stomach Irritation
Nab
Ale
4
1
Stomach Problems
Nab
Ale
4
2
Dizziness
Nab
Ale
4
0
Drowsiness
Nab
Ale
4
1
Tinnitus
Nab
Ale
4
1
Ulcerative Colitis
Nab
Ale
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nab
Ale
3
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Nabumetone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aleve and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nabumetone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 220 mg
Tablet: 220 mg
Tablet: 500 mg, 750 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Nabumetone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aleve and Nabumetone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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