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).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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Purpose
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Patients
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0
Perceived effectiveness
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0
Perceived effectiveness

  • 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 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Duexis

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Diarrhea 1
Excitability 1
Nausea and vomiting 1
Stomach upset 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Duexis

Dosage Patients
800 mg twice daily 1
800mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Duexis

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped taking Duexis

Duration

Currently taking Duexis

Duration Patients
2 years or more 2

Stopped taking Duexis

Duration Patients
6 months-1 year 1

Adherence


Always
Patients
1
25%
Usually
Patients
2
50%
Sometimes
Patients
1
25%
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
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0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
2
50%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
2
50%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
25%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
50%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
1
25%

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Duexis after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Meloxicam (Mobic) 1

Patients stopped taking Duexis and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Duexis.