90 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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Jan 30, 2013 (Started Aug 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Great anti-inflammatory if you are not allowed to take Acetaminophen.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 18, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2013 (Started Jun 09, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for endometriosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pelvic pain syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I found out that taking this medication with Gabapentin and Savella will actually make the two stop working. The only medication that I found (from a doctors mouth) is Tylenol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2012 (Started Dec 07, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: If taking ibuprofen have to know it may cause some water retention ( sweeling in limbs ). But it did help offset the pain and sometimes fever associated w/ the avonex injection.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 7, 2008 (Started Dec 07, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: take w/ food or milk
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 14, 2012 (Started Jul 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: always helped with monthly cramps as well. Long term use of this (over 15 years, usually at the 800mg dose) has done very bad things to my stomach. My GERD is quite bad if I don't take the generic for Prilosec (though the Nexium worked even better- had to stop because of cost, though). It's vitally important to take it with food! For years, it's what allowed me to live vaguely normally. However, the past few months have shown, it's not as effective as I once found it to be. My Pain Clinic doctor is switching me to Mobic to see if that helps more.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jul 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I notice my joints stiffen up if I don't take it. I have also noticed that it helps immensely with menstrual cramps
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2012 (Started Apr 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2012 (Started Nov 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2012 (Started Jul 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach pain, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Try to take with food, or at least not on an empty stomach.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 17, 2011 (Started Nov 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medication was very effective for me, taking it only on a day when I was experiencing pain, which I usually knew of in the morning. Since I have had no pain in several months, no need for this treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take 1 pill if needed for pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 9, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: On days I feel pain (usually at right hip), one capsule of Advil Extra Strength is effective in relieving for rest of day. Since I am not experiencing much pain, I am taking about 1 capsule weekly on average.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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