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- What is nabumetone, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- Is nabumetone available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for nabumetone?
- What are the side effects of nabumetone?
- What is the dosage for nabumetone?
- Is nabumetone safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about nabumetone?
What is the dosage for nabumetone?
May be taken with or without food. The recommended starting dose for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis is 1000 mg daily as a single dose. Some patients may respond better to 1500 or 2000 mg daily. Doses may also be divided and administered twice daily. The lowest effective dose should be used.
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