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Is it safe to take nabumetone with transient ischaemic attack?

I have had numerous T.I.A s and was recently prescribed nabumetone by my rheumatologist upon investigating side effects it gave extreme caution for people with previous stroke. would it be safe for me to take this medication with my current health conditions
Wed, 11 Jun 2014
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Yes, there is a caution mentioned. The risk benefit ratio is high with Nabumetone.

You should talk to your rheumatologist for an alternative. There are many on the list.
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