Rafen is used to treat the symptoms of:
- different types of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis
- muscle and bone injuries such as sprains, strains and lower back pain
- menstrual cramps (period pain).
Rafen also provides temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with headache, migraine headache, tension headache, sinus pain, toothache, dental procedures, backache, sore throat, tennis elbow and the aches and pains associated with colds and flu. Rafen also reduces fever.
Rafen belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). These medicines work by relieving pain and inflammation.
Although Rafen can relieve the symptoms of pain and inflammation, it will not cure your condition.