48 patient evaluations for Diclofenac

Wavewatcher
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Wavewatcher
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Feb 4, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for inflamation in knees: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is to be taken twice a day and if I can't take it I get to the place my knees will not work to get up the back steps to get in the house they hurt so bad. If I am to have surgery or anything they make me stop it and it just kills me for a week or so.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 28, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for inflamation in knees: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Medications are set up once a week for 3 times a day and the drug does as intended.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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lazaras
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lazaras
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:M50y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:6y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 31, 2012 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Arthritis pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Gout: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 3 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Arthritis pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 3 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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maremare
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maremare
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F47y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 28, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

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Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 34y
  • Duration: 32 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
119 weeks ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 28, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stuff is awesome, don't get me wrong, it isn't going to make your entire back stop hurting, but for joint pain in your knees, hands, feet, etc... It works decently. What makes it great is that as a topical gel it can be used with oral NSAID's.

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The-Gig
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The-Gig
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M57y
FM:17y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 30, 2012 (Started Mar 21, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic Pain Syndrome: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed

Apr 13, 2012 (Started Mar 21, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic Pain Syndrome: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This is a temporary stop-gap treatment. I usually use Voltaren Gel, but the manufacturer is back ordered until June. The Pennsaid does not really help much even though the active ingredients are the same. My guess is that the gel is absorbed more slowly into the body than the Pennsaid lotion. In any case, when the Voltaren Gel becomes available again, I will return to using that.

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Theresa Anne
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Theresa Anne
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 15, 2012 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis (OA): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

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LeahLemonade
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LeahLemonade
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F33y
FM:5y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 3, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Psoriatic Arthritis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not much help with pain and gave me heartburn everyday. Tried the Arthrotec version with the coating to help with heartburn and it helped a little. Wouldn't recommend it if you are in a lot of pain.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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The-Gig
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The-Gig
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M57y
FM:17y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 21, 2012 (Started Apr 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in hips: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic Pain Syndrome: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: The manufacturer fell behind and is back ordered until June at which time I will return to Voltaren Gel as the substiture Pennsaid is not nearly as effective., even though the active ingredients are the same. I'm guessing the consistancy of the gel caused it to be absorbed at a slower and steadier rate that then the consistancy of the Pennsaid lotion.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 10, 2012 (Started Apr 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in hips: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic Pain Syndrome: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 9, 2012 (Started Apr 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoarthritis: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Neck pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in hips: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic Pain Syndrome: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: This gel was originally prescribed by a hospital doctor for my lower back, after discharge, my regular doctor said I could use it for my other aches and pains. The gel is odorless and grease-less. I was told that it is based on a similar medication to Lidocaine which is what the dentist uses in your mouth before doing dental work (often called Novocaine). You do not get that numb feeling like you do in your mouth where it makes you drool and talk funny and your lips feel like they've swollen 3 times their size. However, about twenty minutes after application, you do not feel any pain at all, but it is only a short term solution to pain. I usually use it if I'm hurting so bad that I have to take my break through pain medication (hydrocodone) and I use the gel to bridge the gap between taking the hydrocodone and the time it really kicks in (at least an hour for me). Sometimes, the gel is sufficient for neck pain to the degree that I don't need the hydrocodone. My regular pain mgmt system is Fentynol patches which deliver a prescribed dosage constantly in a "per hour" measurement. I think this gel is awesome!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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testatestova
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testatestova
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 32
Condition: Tendinitis 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Tendinitis

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Jan 30, 2012 (Started Jan 04, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Weakness in arms: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tendinitis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 g Daily

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minxymel24
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minxymel24
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: None
Stickman: all
Description:F31y
FM:8y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 26, 2011 (Started Jan 04, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle and joint pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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