What is Duexis?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Duexis is a combination medication that contains famotidine and ibuprofen. It is used to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is used in patients who have an increased risk for stomach ulcers and who need to take a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs).

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Duexis

Severe
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Duexis

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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Duexis)
Dosage
800mg as needed
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Dosage
1 tablet(s) three times daily
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Dosage
800 mg daily
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Dosage
800 mg twice daily
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Dosage
800 mg three times daily
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Why Patients Stopped Taking Duexis (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Did not seem to work
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1
Reason
Expense
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Reason
Personal research
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See all 1 patient who’ve stopped taking Duexis

Duration

Currently Taking Duexis
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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Duration
1-3 months
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Duration
3-6 months
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Duration
6 months-1 year
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Duration
1-2 years
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Duration
2 years or more
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Stopped Taking Duexis
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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Duration
1-3 months
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Duration
3-6 months
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Duration
6 months-1 year
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Duration
1-2 years
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Duration
2 years or more
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Adherence


Always
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25%
Usually
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50%
Sometimes
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25%
Never
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0%

Burden


Very
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0%
Somewhat
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0%
A little
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50%
Not at all
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50%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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33%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0%
Cost per month
$25-49
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0%
Cost per month
< $25
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33%
Cost per month
Not specified
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67%

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Duexis after stopping:
Treatment name(s)
Meloxicam (Mobic, Apo-Meloxicam, Melox…)
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Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Duexis.