What Is Nabumetone Used For?
Healthcare providers may recommend the use of nabumetone to treat several conditions related to pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness. It is particularly effective at relieving symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The drug is sometimes used in an "off-label" (unapproved) fashion for treating symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, gout, and juvenile arthritis.
An Overview of Uses for NabumetoneNabumetone (Relafen®) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions related to pain, inflammation, swelling, or stiffness.
Specific nabumetone uses include the relief of:
Nabumetone is not a cure for these types of arthritis, however, nor does it slow down the progression of the disease.