9 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Dec 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for foot stress fracture)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: take if you can, it can be a great antiinflammatory
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for foot stress fracture)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2011 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (acid reflux)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: I used to take IB 800s 3xdaily until my GERD and hiatal hernia became too much. Now I take it as an arthritis "emergency" relief when I can't treat it any other way.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: acid reflux

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jul 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I found out Ibuprofen has Titanium Dioxide in it!
Side effects: nausea, flu like symptoms

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Developed horrible upper abdominal pain and awful heartburn, so I quit taking ibu entirely. Also started taking Prilosec 20mg daily. Saw my doc about a week later and the pain had died down to some localized tenderness which worried him. He told me you shouldn't take Ultram/Tramadol with ibu and gave me a Rx for a different kind of NSAID called Disalcid, as well as a Rx for Prilosec to help control the stomach acid.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

Jul 30, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

May 9, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Side effects: stomach pain, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2010 (Started Aug 27, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: little to no relief
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2009 (Started Dec 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in knees)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach problems, bad for health)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Caused severe stomach problems. Because of taking too too many Ibuprophen's.
Side effects: bad for health, stomach problems

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (worsens GERD, gastritis, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take acidopholous pills when I take Ibuprphen and it seems to help releive the Gerd sypmtoms
Side effects: gastritis, worsens GERD, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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