95 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen

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strapples
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strapples
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 25
Condition: Rett Syndrome 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Rett Syndrome

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Feb 20, 2011 (Started Mar 14, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

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hdno1
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hdno1
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:F63y
FM:18y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 19, 2011 (Started Jan 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: High dosages of this medication - NSAIDS make me extremely ill. I am very sensitive to meds.

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skcusorbif
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skcusorbif
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F59y
FM:?y
CFS:9y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 15, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Episcleritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Facial pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Mucous membrane dryness, Kidney Pain, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Only use it as a last resort. I only use it for a day maybe a week at the most and only when my eye gets infected or if my cheek and/or jaw gives me intense pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Rikka
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Rikka
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 2
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Overwhelming
32 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Social Anxiety Disorder

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Feb 4, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Generalized muscle aches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It takes a few doses of Motrin to really start to get rid of inflammation, which can be bothersome.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 18, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Generalized muscle aches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take Motrin to reduce the swelling in my muscles from spasms, which is usually caused by any sort of strenuous activity. It's the only thing I can take while working that won't make me drowsy or scatterbrained, which is usually somewhat of a help to tithe me over until I get home to relax. The pain reduction isn't much to speak of, but it's better than nothing! I try not to take Motrin when I've had a lot of caffeine, or if I've taken Excedrin for headaches.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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uxgrrl
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uxgrrl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: None
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F39y
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 1, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Developed horrible upper abdominal pain and awful heartburn, so I quit taking ibu entirely. Also started taking Prilosec 20mg daily. Saw my doc about a week later and the pain had died down to some localized tenderness which worried him. He told me you shouldn't take Ultram/Tramadol with ibu and gave me a Rx for a different kind of NSAID called Disalcid, as well as a Rx for Prilosec to help control the stomach acid.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Stomach pain, Stomach pain

Jul 30, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Side effects: Stomach pain, Stomach pain

May 9, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Side effects: Stomach pain, Stomach pain

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SarulaDawn
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SarulaDawn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Oct 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Headaches in right eye and neck)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Abdominal bloating)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Abdominal bloating

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Mama's Moonshine
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Mama's Moonshine
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 49
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Aug 27, 2010 (Started Aug 27, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: little to no relief
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Diamondlil58
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Diamondlil58
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jul 13, 2010 (Started Sep 24, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Flu like symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Suffering chest pain and cardiologist advised me to quit taking the Ibuprofen.

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wysiwyg
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wysiwyg
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jun 25, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Use Ibuprofen on shot day...and usually for headaches as well.

Jan 19, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Use on shot day.....about once every 4 hours for 12-16 hours.

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71mgb
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71mgb
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: Some
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F69y
CFS:?y
FM:16y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 18, 2010 (Started Sep 28, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (I was told that the medication would injure or add problems with my liver if I used it alot)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was concerned about long term side effects as I was taking 800 mg up to 4X a day.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: I was told that the medication would injure or add problems with my liver if I used it alot

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