Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 1,322 405
migraine 677 169
degenerative disc disease 392 130
Headaches 225 77
tension headache 132 40
carpal tunnel syndrome 116 29

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 57
Moderate 97
Mild 157
None 626

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ibuprofen

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 63
Upset stomach 46
Nausea 14
Acid reflux 10
gastric ulcer 9
Abdominal pain 8

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ibuprofen

Dosage Patients
2 200mg as needed 60
200mg as needed 45
3 200mg as needed 33
4 200mg as needed 25
800mg as needed 23
400 mg daily 20
800 mg three times daily 20
800 mg twice daily 18
800 mg daily 16
600 mg three times daily 15

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Why patients stopped taking Ibuprofen

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Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 296
Did not seem to work 275
Other 225
Side effects too severe 177
Course of treatment ended 94
Personal research 36
Change in health plan coverage 9
Expense 8
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Duration

Currently taking Ibuprofen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 15
6 months - 1 year 22
1 - 2 years 35
2 - 5 years 87
5 - 10 years 109
10 years or more 183

Stopped taking Ibuprofen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 157
1 - 6 months 142
6 months - 1 year 107
1 - 2 years 91
2 - 5 years 135
5 - 10 years 114
10 years or more 177
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 385
Usually 279
Sometimes 195
Never taken as prescribed 78
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 15
Somewhat hard to take 51
A little hard to take 137
Not at all hard to take 734
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 1
$50-99 5
$25-49 31
< $25 510
Not specified 388
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100 patient evaluations for Ibuprofen

examplemember
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examplemember
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: None
F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
psychosis disorder

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May 22, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

May 6, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
reikihh
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reikihh
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: n
I have:
PD

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Mar 15, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Leapndolphin
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Leapndolphin
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
42 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
bipolar disorder

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Feb 19, 2017 (Started Feb 16, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Menstrual cramps)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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