Generic Name - Nabumetone
Category - Anti-inflammatory
Pain and inflammation caused by arthritis
Nabumetone is indicated to relieve the pain, tenderness, inflammation and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Nabumetone (Nabumetone) belongs to the class of Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Nabumetone works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain and inflammation.
Nabumetone Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Nabumetone is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
There are a number of medications that will interact with Nabumetone It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Beta-blockers such as propranolol
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Nabumetone,
The usual recommended dosage of Nabumetone for arthritis is 1000 milligrams taken as a single dose. Dosage may be increased up to 2000 milligrams per day, taken once or twice a day.
Nabumetone Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Nabumetone side Effects include signs of bleeding - bruising, pinpoint red spots on the skin, black tarry stools, blood in the urine, signs of an allergic reaction - difficulty breathing or wheezing, skin rash, redness, blurred vision and change in the amount of urine passed.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Nabumetone.
Nabumetone and Pregnancy
There are no adequate or well-controlled studies to indicate the safety and effectiveness of Nabumetone in pregnant women. However, there is a chance that these medicines may cause unwanted effects on the heart or blood flow of the fetus or newborn baby if they are taken regularly during the last few months of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Nabumetone and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Nabumetone passes into human milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Nabumetone and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Nabumetone in pediatric patients have not been established.
Nabumetone and Geriatric
Certain side effects, such as confusion, swelling of the face, feet, or lower legs, or sudden decrease in the amount of urine, may be especially likely to occur in elderly patients, who are usually more sensitive than younger adults to the effects of Nabumetone.
The above information about Nabumetone serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.