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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Are there any drug interactions between Aleve and Nabumetone?

Hi I just a question about a drug interaction. I have some pretty bad pain in my right should and will see my doctor on Monday. I took 2 Aleve about 5 hours ago and have some left over 500mg Nabumetone I'd like take since this pain is keeping me from sleeping, is there any problem with a drug interaction with the Aleve

Wed, 18 Nov 2015
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Hi, i do care for your concern.
The first drug you mentioned is an opioid analgesic, and the later is NSAID.
Although both these drugs belong to different class and have very little interaction between then, it is not to be self administered.
I would advise
To use the present drugs, and consult your physician for further pain management.
Hope I have answered your question. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.
Thank you.
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