What is Feverfew?

Category: Supplements

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Feverfew is a traditional medicinal herb that has been used for reducing fever, for treating headaches, arthritis and digestive problems.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Prevent migraine 6 3
Migraine 5 1
Headaches 3 2
Chronic headache disorder 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Inflammation 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Feverfew

Side effect Patients Percentage
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Feverfew

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 mg daily 1
200mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Feverfew

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 5
Expense 1
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Duration

Currently taking Feverfew

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Feverfew

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 3
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