What is Ibuprofen Soft Gels?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug used to relieve pain and swelling. It is thought to have lower levels of side effects than other NSAIDS and is widely found throughout over-the-counter painkiller medications.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 3 3
Endometriosis 1 1
Headaches 1 0
Joint pain 1 0
Pain 1 1

Show all 7 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
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ibuprofen Soft Gels

Side effect Patients
Upset stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ibuprofen Soft Gels

Dosage Patients
800 mg twice daily 1
400mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Ibuprofen Soft Gels

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Ibuprofen Soft Gels

Duration

Currently taking Ibuprofen Soft Gels

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Ibuprofen Soft Gels

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 1
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There are no evaluations for Ibuprofen Soft Gels.