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An anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug of the NSAID class, C15H16O2, used primarily to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

[Shortening and rearrangement of methoxynaphthylbutanone : meth- + oxy- + naphthyl, naphthalene radical (naphth(a) + -yl) + butanone.]
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Noun1.nabumetone - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen)
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
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A research work was conducted in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore to determine Nabumetone 'simmunomodulatory effects on cellular and humoral immunity.
Effects of nabumetone and dipyrone on experimentally induced gastric ulcers in rats.
nabumetone, naproxen, oxaprozin, piroxicam, salsalate, sulindac,
A comparison of the effects of nabumetone vs meloxicam on serum thromboxane B2 and platelet function in healthy volunteers.
Pintens, "Double-Blind Crossover Study of Nabumetone versus Naproxen in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis," Journal of International Medical Research, vol.
* Fenoprofen (Nalfon), ketoprofen (Actron), nabumetone (Relafen), or flurbiprofen (Ansaid) for migraines and tension headaches
(g) lbuprofen, aceclofenac, acemetacin, dexibuprofen, dexketoprofen, diclofenac sodium, diflunisal, etodolac, fenbufen, fenoprofen, flurbiprofen, ibuprofen, indometacin, ketoprofen, mefenamic acid, meloxicam, nabumetone, naproxen, piroxicam, sulindac, tenoxicam, tiaprofenic acid, diclofenac/misoprostol.
The primary NSAID product associated with a post index date prescription was naproxen with 264 (34%), followed by nabumetone 239 (31%) and indomethacin 154 (20%), see table 2.
The items, all in tablet form, are: Diazepam 28 x 10mg; Fluoxetine 60 x 20mg; Lansoprazole 56 x 15mg; Nabumetone 112 x 500mg; paracetamol 64 x 500mg and Propranolol 56 x 80mg.
The items, all in tablet form, are: Diazepam 28 x 10mg Fluoxetine 60 x 20 mg Lansoprazole 56 x 15mg Nabumetone 112 x 500mg Paracetamol 64 x 500mg and Propranolol 56 x 80mg Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft and warning of the dangers of taking medication not prescribed to you.