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Nabumetone is used to treat pain, inflammation, and other symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It works by inhibiting the action of certain hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. The medication comes in tablet form and is typically taken on a daily basis. Common side effects include diarrhea, stomach pain, and dizziness.
What Is Nabumetone?Nabumetone (Relafen®) is a prescription medicine used to treat pain, inflammation, swelling, and/or stiffness. It is part of a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs for short.
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