What is Naproxen-sumatriptan?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Treximet

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Naproxen-sumatriptan is the generic combination for Treximet, which is used to treat migraine headaches.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 39 9
Migraine 3 1
Band of pressure around head 1 0
Headaches 1 0
Prevent migraine 1 0

  • 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 1
Moderate 3
Mild 3
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Naproxen-sumatriptan

Side effect Patients Percentage
Brain fog 1
Drowsiness 1
Fatigue 1
Flushing 1
Muscle pain 1
Sleepiness 1

Show all 10 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Naproxen-sumatriptan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 4
Side effects too severe 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 2
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Naproxen-sumatriptan

Duration

Stopped taking Naproxen-sumatriptan

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 7
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Naproxen-sumatriptan after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) 2

Patients stopped taking Naproxen-sumatriptan and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Rizatriptan (Maxalt) 2
Naproxen (Naproxen Prescription) 1
Last updated:

2 patient evaluations for Naproxen-sumatriptan

Jan 15, 2015 (Started Jul 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It works within a half hour. But my new insurance won't cover it at all, so I do no know what my next steps will be.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

  • 0 helpful marks
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