What is Treximet?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Treximet is combination product that contains sumatriptan and prescription-strength naproxen sodium used for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 32 6
Migraine 2 1
Complex Confusional Migraine 1 0
Prevent migraine 1 0

  • 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 2
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Treximet

Side effect Patients
Brain fog 1
Fatigue 1
Muscle pain 1
Restless sleep 1
Sleepiness 1
Slurred speech 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Treximet

Dosage Patients
500mg-85mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Treximet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Expense 2
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped taking Treximet

Duration

Currently taking Treximet

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Treximet

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Treximet after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) 2
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2 patient evaluations for Treximet

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Mamaw5
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Mamaw5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

See Mamaw5's full Treximet history

Jan 15, 2015 (Started Jul 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It works within a half hour. But my new insurance won't cover it at all, so I do no know what my next steps will be.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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pard99
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pard99
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

See pard99's full Treximet history

Oct 21, 2008 (Started Oct 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Restless sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Restless sleep

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
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