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User Reviews for Nabumetone to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Also known as: Relafen DS

Nabumetone has an average rating of 5.6 out of 10 from a total of 12 ratings for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. 33% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 33% reported a negative effect.

Nabumetone Rating Summary

5.6/10 average rating

12 ratings from 13 user reviews.

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Reviews for Nabumetone

Rheumatoid Arthritis 62 March 17, 2013

“I'm 66. Started Nabumetone about 4 years ago. Orginally prescribed a Cox-2 inhibitor, have high Blood pressure, the cox-2 experience was VERY BAD. Then tried Nabumetone 750mg, was prescribed 2 daily. Was acceptable to my Blood Pressure. After reviewing side effects decided to take 1 daily except when pain level is real bad, then take 2 for several days then go back to 1 daily. I'm pleased with Nabumetone and my self-medication technique. ”

7 / 10
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Luna April 7, 2018

“This medicine was like a miracle pill for my knee and ankle pain from inflammatory arthritis. Both my legs were in agony from inflammation I could barely walk. I took one dose of this and the next day I could walk without pain! My pain level went down from an 8 down to a 2! It was such a relief to be able to function again.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 31, 2012

Relafen (nabumetone): “Like Celebrex and Vioxx, this caused blood pressure spurts, along with dizziness, weakness, and other side effects. Too dangerous for me to take because of how high it would send my blood pressure within an hour or so of taking it.”

4 / 10
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Rich · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 2, 2021

“This drug has been a game changer for me. I was on plaquenil and 2400 mg of ibuprofen a day for ten years. Destroyed my stomach. Threw it all in the garbage. One month on this I feel like a new person again. A human. I sleep. Pain went from 10 to 2. I'm just more relaxed and comfortable. I actually feel human again. DO take with food's else it might affect your stomach Takes a few weeks to accumulate in your system.”

10 / 10
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Jane June 21, 2020

“My doctor prescribed Nambutone for my TMJ. But I do have arthritis in my hands, knees and feet. They just hurt all the time, especially since I've been moving to another house. I hadn't been taking my Nambutone so I thought about trying it again. Twice a day, 500 mg. After about a week it started working and I didn't hurt when I got up in the mornings. But now I'm in the bathroom constantly with stomach pain and lots of bowel movements that has turned into diarrhea. It works great, but I'm gonna have to lay off of it for a while.”

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Jan · Taken for less than 1 month March 2, 2018

“Very bad knees. Only been taking it for 2 weeks. Not much help so far. I do have very bad headaches in morning. May be a side affect. But I will keep trying it for a while. I really want it to work for me also very expensive but it will be worth it if it works. I have had extensive back surgery. My back is not in pain just my knees. It may have helped my back a bit.”

2 / 10
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momaangel July 1, 2008

Relafen (nabumetone): “Best low dose nonsteriodal drug. Not better than Bextra but less dangerous to the stomach.”

10 / 10
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arthritis girl April 25, 2009

Relafen (nabumetone): “Relafen always gives me bloating and gas.”

6 / 10
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Magdala · Taken for 10 years or more October 8, 2020

“I can't live without nabumetone. It controls my pain better than any other single drug. Even better than narcotics.”

9 / 10
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Cake-lady April 27, 2017

“Cause me to have severe joint pain.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous March 26, 2010

“It doesn't touch the pain levels I experience.”

1 / 10
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ljkuso · Taken for less than 1 month April 5, 2016

“i took two last week and my stomach hurts now with a throbbing headache i don't like the side effects my whole body was in pain. i stopped taking it.”

4 / 10
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Anonymous November 9, 2011

“It did help, but to many side effects. Worst one was leg cramps at night for me.”

3 / 10
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