13 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen with a side effects rating of Mild

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Jan 4, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Feb 10, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg
Advice & Tips: Eat healthy and get off the pills.

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Jun 15, 2014 (Started Feb 06, 1978)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for costochondritis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tendinitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for spinal stenosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 24, 2012 (Started May 24, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2012 (Started Jul 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach pain, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Try to take with food, or at least not on an empty stomach.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Dec 29, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for psoriatic arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (edema (fluid retention), stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take with food in your tummy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2011 (Started Aug 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 24, 2010 (Started Aug 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for headaches in right eye and neck)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (abdominal bloating)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: abdominal bloating

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Jun 18, 2010 (Started Sep 28, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (I was told that the medication would injure or add problems with my liver if I used it a lot)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was concerned about long term side effects as I was taking 800 mg up to 4X a day.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: I was told that the medication would injure or add problems with my liver if I used it a lot

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Mar 25, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I find that if I take the Ibuprofen with the MS Contin, it adds to the pain relieving effect of both drugs. I don't get heartburn a lot, but when I do, usually Maalox or Tums takes care of it. I am also on Prilosec daily as a preventive measure against ulcers.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: heartburn

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