4 patient evaluations for Naproxen OTC taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia'

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Mar 1, 2013 (Started Nov 20, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 660 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2011 (Started Oct 04, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Oct 04, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 880 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Oct 04, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 220 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I used to have really bad acid reflux for about two years. Then, when I was at The Menninger Clinic for nine weeks to basically retrieve my life from certain doom, I learned from one of the observant nurses there, Daniel, that I didn't take my pain meds with food. He asked me if I had acid reflux and I said, yes, quite badly. So from then on I have taken my vicodin and aleve with food and my acid reflux has released me from it's fiery grip.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 18, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is not prescribed so I take it as needed which for the past 2 weeks has been daily. It can cause stomach problems.

Feb 22, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This is not nearly as effective as it was before. I now rotate between Aleve, IB and Aspirin.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2011 (Started May 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Caused me to suffer a bleeding ulcer, and OHHH how I miss my Aleve!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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