2 patient evaluations for Naproxen OTC taken for the purpose of 'osteoarthritis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jan 15, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take with food
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for osteoarthritis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (gastric ulcer)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Do not take it long term for anything. I mistakenly thought that I was doing myself a favor by not being on prescription medication. However, the naproxen caused a high ulcer in my stomach and I ended up having a vein burst and almost died. I never even knew I had an ulcer.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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