What is Zipsor?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Diclofenac

Zipsor™ is a brand name for diclofenac, a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug in a liquid filled capsule used for relief of mild-to-moderate acute pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 5 2
Autoimmune vasculitis 1 0
Joint pain 1 0
Osteoarthritis 1 2
Systemic vasculitis 1 0
Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis 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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zipsor

Side effect Patients
Gastric ulcer 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Zipsor

Dosage Patients
25 mg four times daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Zipsor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Zipsor

Duration

Currently taking Zipsor

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Zipsor

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Zipsor after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Naproxen Prescription (Naprosyn) 1

Patients stopped taking Zipsor and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Celecoxib (Celebrex) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zipsor.