11 patient evaluations for Naproxen with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Apr 7, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteoarthritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Seemed to help slightly with OA, but it caused more pain with stomach burning. Even when taken with food.

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Dec 28, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Aug 4, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Feb 15, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Due to colitis, can only take this occasionally, when the Hydrocodone causes too much constipation and down mood...then THAT has to be stopped for a few days.

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Jan 28, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for costochondritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Though taken for rib inflammation, helped with foot inflammation due to CRPS.

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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

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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

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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.

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Sep 17, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (heartburn, upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 375 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Naproxen is very hard on my stomach, but it does reduce some of the aches and pains. I usually end up using more of the Librax, gas pills, and eat oatmeal to help reduce the heartburn.
Side effects: upset stomach, heartburn

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Feb 12, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

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Nov 15, 2008 (Started Sep 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, nausea, heartburn, dizziness, upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: adhere directions, it helps alot. The heartburt isn't as bad as the pain I would have if I didn't take it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, heartburn, dizziness, fatigue, upset stomach

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