NABUMETONE- nabumetone tablet, film coated
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NSAID medicines may increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke that can lead to death. This chance increases:
NSAID medicines should never be used right before or after a heart surgery called a "coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)".
NSAID medicines can cause ulcers and bleeding in the stomach and intestines at any time during treatment.
Ulcers and bleeding:
The chance of a person getting an ulcer or bleeding increases with:
NSAID medicines should only be used:
NSAID medicines are used to treat pain and redness, swelling, and heat (inflammation) from medical conditions such as:
Do not take an NSAID medicine:
Tell your healthcare provider:
Get emergency help right away if you have any of the following symptoms:
Stop your NSAID medicine and call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms:
These are not all the side effects with NSAID medicines. Talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information about NSAID medicines.
• Aspirin is an NSAID medicine but it does not increase the chance of a heart attack. Aspirin can cause bleeding inthe brain,stomach,and intestines. Aspirin can also cause ulcers in the stomach and intestines.
• Some of these NSAID medicines are sold in lower doses without a prescription (over-the- counter). Talk to your healthcare provider before using over-the-counter NSAIDs for more than 10 days.
NSAID medicines that need a prescription:
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.