6 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen taken for the purpose of 'degenerative disc disease'

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Feb 6, 2017 (Started Mar 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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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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Dec 20, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in left ankle)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take 800 mg of Ibuprofen when the pain is bad. It seems to help reduce the pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in left ankle)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2015 (Started May 05, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for degenerative disc disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Bad for liver, bone growth.

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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

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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

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