76 patient evaluations for Naproxen

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Jan 27, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 125 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: It was easy to take, but just didn't last or didn't work throughout the day.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 31, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2010 (Started Jan 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this due to the stomach polyps I felt it caused and severe constipation. I may take it when the pain is too severe.
Side effects: chronic constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2010 (Started Jul 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle pain, legs, tendons, ankles, hands, wrist and lower arms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Side effects: headaches

Jul 18, 2010 (Started Jul 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain, legs, tendons, ankles, hands, wrist and lower arms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Side effects: headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 13, 2010 (Started May 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I would take Naproxen at nighttime instead of Ibuprofen because I thought it would "last me through the night" since it had a 8-12hr efficacy. Seemed to work, since when I stopped taking it because of severe stomach pain, I noticed I was a LOT more stiff and sore in the morning!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

Aug 3, 2010 (Started May 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 880 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

May 20, 2010 (Started May 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 660 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2010 (Started Nov 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: For the small price of a bottle of aleve I think its work taking before each injection and the day after also.. I have not had any flu like symptoms and hope that taking the 2 tablets are the reason why.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 7, 2010 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: taking 2 aleve 2 hrs prior to injecting seems to ward off the ful like symptoms so far- we will see how it goes once i start the increased dosage of betaseron
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2010 (Started Nov 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this type of medication is too bothersome to take in my situation...it caused stomach problems immediatly. I certainly do not need more pain, while not getting good results anyway!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for flu like symptoms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: no longer needed after I stopped taking rebif. caused real bad constipation.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 1999 (Started Dec 31, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for spondylosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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