53 patient evaluations for Diclofenac

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Rabid Rabbit
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Rabid Rabbit
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mental Symptoms : moderate
Physical Symptoms : mild
571
VL 20
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Feb 21, 2014 (Started Jun 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anti inflammatory)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Rectal bleeding)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Originally prescribed by a foot doctor for Planter Faschi. He also recommended Superfeet hard insoles and recommended against daily use of this antiinflammatory. After a job change to a more physically strenuous job I started taking it more often, then daily, for lower back and shoulder pain. I noticed blood coming from my rear end so I do not take it at all now. I do take Advil some and increased my Chiropractic adjustments to every weeks.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 30, 2010 (Started Jun 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anti inflammatory)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I got this from a Podiatrist for Planter Faschi, along with some hard arch supports. He said not to take it forever, as I have enough stuff going through my liver, but I still have some left over and it helps unusual pains from unusual strains.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 32
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
I am: vb
I have:
CRPS II

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Jan 25, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Tendinitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I haven't had any nausea with the gel. I honestly don't Remember if I ever took an oral form of this. I will have to go back & look at my records. The difficulty i have using it is because i can't always reach the areas that need it, you need to make sure you rub it in well & it's dry before putting socks on & it flakes off a bit when your rubbing it in. I haven't found it that effective for the pain, but does reduce some swelling caused by inflammation. I prefer compound creams and lidocaine patches. It sometimes makes that area of my skin softer,which is definitely a plus :)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It made me extremely nauseous.

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dtouchstonez
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dtouchstonez
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F64y
FM:11y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 10, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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sortaborderline
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sortaborderline
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F37y
CFS:?y
FM:8y Dx
I am: vg
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 27, 2013 (Started Nov 23, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Burning in stomach, Memory and cognition problems, Face tingling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jpolden15
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jpolden15
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Aug 17, 2013 (Started May 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for msa symtoms are much intensyfied)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Psoriatic Arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain, legs, arms, spine, neck)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sensitivity to smells)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2.6 g Daily
Advice & Tips: I can have it as given by Health Care Aids
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Kenny516
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Kenny516
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 39
Condition: Atypical Facial Pain 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Atypical Facial Pain

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Mar 31, 2013 (Started Mar 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Trigeminal neuralgia (trigeminal nerve pain))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Lakotawoman
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Lakotawoman
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F49y
FM:5y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 12, 2013 (Started Sep 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stomach upset)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: worked well for me but had to switch due to cost...started going to the free clinic and they don't carry this medication so they switched me to Meloxicam
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 17, 2013 (Started Sep 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stomach upset)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

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lazaras
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lazaras
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:M52y
FM:9y Dx
CFS:8y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 31, 2012 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Gout)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Mar 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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maremare
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maremare
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F49y
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 28, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

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Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 36y
  • Duration: 34 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
225 weeks ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 28, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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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