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
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 25 9
Fibromyalgia 8 1
Inflammation 4 0
Gastroesophageal reflux disease 3 0
Rheumatoid arthritis 3 0
Endometriosis 2 0

Show all 21 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
1
Moderate
3
Mild
1
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
Mouth sores (ulcers) 1
Nausea 1
Stomach irritation 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Dosage Patients
20-375 mg twice daily 1
20-500 mg twice daily 1
40 mcg daily 1
20 mg three times daily 1
375 mg daily 1
500 mg daily 1
1,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 10 patients who've stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Duration

Currently taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Esomeprazole-naproxen after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Etoricoxib (Arcoxia) 1
Meloxicam (Mobic) 1
Naproxen Prescription (Naprosyn) 1

Patients stopped taking Esomeprazole-naproxen and switched to:

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