6 patient evaluations for Diclofenac with a side effects rating of Severe

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Nov 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vertigo, deep itching)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 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

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

Apr 23, 2010 (Started Jan 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle tenderness)
  • Side effects
    Severe (rash on arm)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Was told by the consultant to stop taking was possible cause of poor liver function
Side effects: rash on arm

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Feb 28, 2010 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for inflammation in joints)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 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

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