This medication is taken by mouth, and it may help to take it with milk or food to help avoid stomach upset. When treating arthritis symptoms, it's important to know that Relafen may take several weeks before it begins to work to its full potential.
(To learn more about taking this type of pill, click Relafen. This article offers more details on the uses and effects of Relafen, how it works, and what to expect during treatment.)
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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Relafen [package insert]. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline;2006 February.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/.
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