What is Esomeprazole-naproxen?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Vimovo

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See also: Esomeprazole

Esomeprazole-naproxen is a combination of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and a proton pump inhibitor. It is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, in patients at risk of developing gastric ulcers.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness

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  • 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 3
Mild 0
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Esomeprazole-naproxen

Side effect Patients
Blisters on feet 1
Blisters on hands 1
Hard stool 1
Stomach irritation 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Dosage Patients
500 mg twice daily 2
1 mg twice daily 1
1 tablet(s) twice daily 1
2 tablet(s) twice daily 1
40 mcg daily 1
20 mg three times daily 1
50 mg twice daily 1
375 mg daily 1
1tablet(s) as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Doctor's advice 3
Expense 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 10 patients who’ve stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Duration

Currently taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Duration Patients
1-3 months 1
6 months-1 year 3
1-2 years 5
2 years or more 1

Stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Duration Patients
0-1 month 3
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 1

Adherence


Always
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4
40%
Usually
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5
50%
Sometimes
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1
10%
Never taken as prescribed
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0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
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0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
1
10%
A little hard to take
Patients
2
20%
Not at all hard to take
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7
70%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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1
10%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
10%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
3
30%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
5
50%

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Esomeprazole-naproxen after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Meloxicam (Mobic) 1
Naproxen Prescription (Naproxen 500) 1

Patients stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 1
Naproxen Prescription (Naproxen 500) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Esomeprazole-naproxen.