5 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen with a side effects rating of Severe

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Dec 15, 2015 (Started Jul 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    Severe (elevated liver enzymes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 15, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for episcleritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for facial pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (mucous membrane dryness, kidney pain, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Only use it as a last resort. I only use it for a day maybe a week at the most and only when my eye gets infected or if my cheek and/or jaw gives me intense pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting

Feb 26, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ibuprofen often can make me tired and give me stomach aches.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea and vomiting

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Nov 9, 2009 (Started Mar 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: After taking 3-4 200mg tablets every 4-6 hours for several months, I began to experience side effects like stomach bleeding and a rash. I had been taking Ibuprofen steadily for years, and now take Aleve.

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Feb 26, 2009 (Started Dec 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (gastric ulcer)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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