55 patient evaluations for Diclofenac

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Dec 6, 2008 (Started Jan 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 g Daily
Advice & Tips: It reduces or eliminates joint pain

  • 1 helpful mark

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

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 16, 2009 (Started Sep 16, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (ringing in ears (tinnitus), rectal bleeding)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I honestly don't see any change in my pain levels when I take this versus when I don't.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus), rectal bleeding

Jun 17, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (rectal bleeding)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus), rectal bleeding

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 20, 2009 (Started Dec 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: That it does help with the pain and inflamation
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 11, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 tps. Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a good treatment. Especially for people who have sensitive gastric tracts,like me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 tps. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2009 (Started May 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteoarthritis (OA))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, flatulence, vitreous floaters, gastrointestinal discomfort, abdominal bloating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: That even tho there are these side effects that the anti-inflamatory effects helps the pain I have, slightly.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, vitreous floaters, gastrointestinal discomfort, constipation, abdominal bloating

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 16, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Extreme heartburn, little to no effect on pain. Heartburn did not respond to Rolaids OR regular use of Prilosec OTC, had to discontinue.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: heartburn

Oct 13, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I switched from 2x per day to as needed due to the reflux/heartburn.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: heartburn

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (some swelling just 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: some swelling just as when taking orally

  • 0 helpful marks
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