3 patient evaluations for Naproxen with a burden rating of Very hard to take

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Feb 3, 2012 (Started Jan 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 220 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I donated a kidney to my brother and can longer take this type of medicine because it is the only drug that is filtered thru your kidneys and not your liver.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2009 (Started Aug 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), dizziness, upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medicine has made me sleep about 15hrs a day. Although it was nice to catch up on sleep, I can not take this and accomplish anything in my day.
Side effects: nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), dizziness, upset stomach, fatigue, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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