Relafen

Active Ingredient(s): Nabumetone
FDA Approved: * December 24, 1991
Pharm Company: * SMITHKLINE BEECHAM
Category: Arthritis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Relafen Overview

Nabumetone is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).[2] Nabumetone has been developed by Beecham. It is available under numerous brand names, such as Relafen, Relifex, and Gambaran. Nabumetone is a nonacidic NSAID that is rapidly metabolized in the liver to a major active metabolite, 6-methoxy-2-naphthyl acetic acid. As found with previous NSAIDs, nabumetone's active metabolite inhibits the cyclooxygenase enzyme and preferentially blocks COX-2 activity (which is indire...

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What is Relafen 750

my doctor prescribed this to me today and i was wondering what it is for...he wrote so many scripts for me i forgot what he said this one was for ..i would like to know what it is and all the information that you can give me on this. ## Relafen (active ingredient Nabumetone) is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. Nabumetone works by reducing the effects of hormones that cause pain and inflammation. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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Large oblong white pill with the number 500 on one side the name relafen on the other. ## This should be a 500 mg pill of Relafen, as indicated by the name on the pill. Good question though, because usually pills do not have the full name inscribed on them, it just happened to be that way with this one. Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do...

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Nabumetone
  • Tablet: 1gm, 500mg, 750mg
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