19 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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Feb 19, 2011 (Started Jan 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • 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 (for Overall)
  • 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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Feb 15, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for facial pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for episcleritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe (for Overall) (constipation, mucous membrane dryness, kidney pain)
  • 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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Feb 4, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in knee(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle aches)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • 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 pain in knee(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle aches)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • 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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Feb 24, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The biggest problem with taking this particular medication is that is must be taken with food, so I had to plan to take it around mealtimes. There are alot of days that I do not eat 3 or 4 times a day so I was not able to take as directed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 22, 2010 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 30, 2010 (Started Jun 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for MS hug (tight chest or torso))
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 8, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for MS hug (tight chest or torso))
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for MS hug (tight chest or torso))
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jun 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for MS hug (tight chest or torso))
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2009 (Started Dec 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in knee(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (bad for health, stomach problems)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Caused severe stomach problems. Because of taking too too many Ibuprophen's.
Side effects: bad for health, stomach problems

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Sep 6, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jun 20, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I does help with some of the leg pain.

Apr 26, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 18, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 1, 2009 (Started Nov 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I had ringing in the ears and slightly elevated blood pressure. Since I stopped taking ibuprofin both have stopped.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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