8 patient evaluations for Diclofenac taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 10, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 28, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2011 (Started May 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tongue tied (decreased verbal fluency))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: now against acute pains I take ibuprofen 400

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 4, 2011 (Started Aug 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: after some years of using this drug for pain, my doctor wanted to add for extra medicine for stomach problems prevention, so I decided to stop. around the same time I started voltaren/diclofenac I developed skin issues, lichen scleroses on penis. now after I stopped diclofenac this is not longer a issue. therefor I'll have to assume it was only a side effect, but no doctor found the combination of voltaren and my development of skin issues on penis to be connected. shame on them, I lost my sex life due to incompetence from the staff of doctors.

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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