17 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen Prescription

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Nov 5, 2012 (Started May 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain throughout body)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Sep 15, 2012 (Started May 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain throughout body)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Medicine head)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jun 30, 2012 (Started May 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain throughout body)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Medicine head)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: My dose is (1) 800mg tablet 3x / day. I usually take 2 at once, and then I'm done. I rarely take them more than once or twice a month.

Jun 25, 2012 (Started May 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain throughout body)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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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 Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Broken Bone)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tinnitus)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I can't take this more than once a day and only occasionally then; otherwise I get tinnitus and dizzines.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 24, 2011 (Started Aug 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take with food!

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2011 (Started Aug 12, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 6, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain throughout body)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I only take as needed, so at some points in time, I am taking them throughout the day, while other points in time, I am not taking them at all. I sometimes get an upset stomach, especially if I have taken Vicaprofen during that day. I have learned that if my pain is mild to moderate, I can take Vicaprofen to begin with to break the pain and then take Ibuprofen later to help keep the pain away.
Side effects: Upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 8, 2010 (Started Jun 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 GEL Daily
Advice & Tips: Fenbid Gel is Ibuprofen in Gel form and I rub it into the affected areas of painfullness - its great for my hand and knee pain :) And if applied regularly I find that it gives oood enough releif in the instant. No side effects.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain throughout body)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I dont think it does much ive tested my other meds on theyre own without the Ibuprofen and they still treat the pain, so not sure if they actually help the pain or im just having a less pain kinda day!

  • 0 helpful marks
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