10 patient evaluations for Voltaren Gel

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Rejoice
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Rejoice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: Spinal Stenosis 28 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Spinal Stenosis

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May 16, 2016 (Started May 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in hips)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hip Bursitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Gillsie
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Gillsie
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 50
Condition: Ehlers Danlos 16 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Ehlers Danlos

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Sep 16, 2015 (Started Sep 02, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Four times daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis

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Nov 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Dizziness (vertigo), Deep itching)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M43y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jun 27, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 4 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Due to the location of my injury, it's impossible to apply the gel by myself. Someone else needs to don gloves, measure the gel dose and apply it. If it are easier to apply it myself, adherence wouldn't be an issue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 33
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
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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Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 36y
  • Duration: 35 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
259 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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momisnuts
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momisnuts
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender:
  • Age:
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Degenerative Disc Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (someswellingjust as when taking orally)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 g Daily
Advice & Tips: This works really well for my neck or knees. Rub the gel as prescribed and then cover with a heating pad. Your pores will open and actually will relieve pain. It is temporary, but feels wonderful.
Side effects: someswellingjust as when taking orally

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PattyRo
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PattyRo
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: None
Sleep: None
Stiffness: Little
function: All
external_stress: Some
Stickman: none
Description:F49y
FM:8y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 1, 2009 (Started Dec 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Ruminari
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Ruminari
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:F31y
FM:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 24, 2009 (Started Jun 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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TAG114
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TAG114
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Apr 9, 2009 (Started Apr 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 other All the time (24/7)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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