What is Costco Ibuprofen?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Ibuprofen

Costco Ibuprofen is a specific brand of ibuprofen, 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
Headaches 2 1
Pain 2 1
Ankylosing spondylitis 1 1
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Migraine headaches 1 0
Stiffness/spasticity 1 1

Show all 7 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
1
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Costco Ibuprofen

Side effect Patients
Bruise easily 1
Liver pain 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Costco Ibuprofen

Dosage Patients
800 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Costco Ibuprofen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Costco Ibuprofen

Duration

Currently taking Costco Ibuprofen

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Costco Ibuprofen

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Costco Ibuprofen

Apr 15, 2011 (Started Oct 23, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Never take with steroids or other NSAID drugs!

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