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nabumetone vs ibuprofen

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
maybe: Ibuprofen may work better for one person and Relafen (nabumetone) for another.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Not much: Both are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
43 years experience Neurology
Should avoid : Nsaids increase the liklihood of complications including GI probs including gastric ulcer and GI bleeding. May also inc the liklihood aggrevation o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No interactions: No drug interactions were found between these two drugs, using the Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. It should be ok. See: https://www.drugs.com/in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
If the nabumetone is: ineffective you may want to try wither 2 Aleve (naproxen) 2 to 3 times daily or if you use ibuprofen the maximum is 800mg every 8 hours or 3 times dai ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Relafin, Motrin: Relafen (nabumetone) and Motrin belong to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). There is no one drug that is effe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
About 12 H: 12 hours is adequate assuming you have normal renal function.
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A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Tylenol: Please have a screening test to rule out COVID 19. Stay home, avoid contact, drink fluids and rest. Avoid Ibuprofen for now and use Tylenol and a heat ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Siegel
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: The medicine in vicodin works on different pain receptors than ibuprofen. In addition, Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory where vicodin is not.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Not to worry!: Why did you take the Advil (ibuprofen)?? Ask the question again with more information. Dr Z

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