What is CVS Ibuprofen?

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
Migraine 4 4
Pain 4 4
Degenerative disc disease 3 0
Back pain 1 1
Carpal tunnel syndrome 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 1

Show all 15 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
4
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CVS Ibuprofen

Side effect Patients
Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding 1
Nausea and vomiting 1
Stomach discomfort 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking CVS Ibuprofen

Dosage Patients
600 mg daily 1
800 capsule(s) daily 1
800mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking CVS Ibuprofen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking CVS Ibuprofen

Duration

Currently taking CVS Ibuprofen

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

Stopped taking CVS Ibuprofen

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