34 patient evaluations for Naproxen OTC

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Jul 20, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 440 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: I take this medicine for menstrual cramps as needed which is for two days at the onset.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 9, 2009 (Started Jul 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 440 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 27, 2008 (Started Jul 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 440 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 23, 2009 (Started Dec 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2009 (Started Feb 23, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This is the only OTC that makes any difference at all for my headaches or cramps.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 2, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myofascial pain syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2010 (Started Jul 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Taking with Rebif shot)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1125 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 28, 2010 (Started Aug 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Several weeks after stopping this medicine, I realized that it was working with the Lyrica to control the overall level of fibromyalgia pain and brain fog. I am currently on Coumadin for an unrelated problem, so I cannot take the Aleve right now, otherwise I might not have ever noticed the connection.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 13, 2010 (Started May 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I would take Naproxen at nighttime instead of Ibuprofen because I thought it would "last me through the night" since it had a 8-12hr efficacy. Seemed to work, since when I stopped taking it because of severe stomach pain, I noticed I was a LOT more stiff and sore in the morning!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

Aug 3, 2010 (Started May 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 880 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

May 20, 2010 (Started May 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 660 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: For the small price of a bottle of aleve I think its work taking before each injection and the day after also.. I have not had any flu like symptoms and hope that taking the 2 tablets are the reason why.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 7, 2010 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: taking 2 aleve 2 hrs prior to injecting seems to ward off the ful like symptoms so far- we will see how it goes once i start the increased dosage of betaseron
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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