What is Walgreens Ibuprofen?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is 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
Migraine 4 1
Pain 2 1
Arthritis pain 1 1
Degenerative disc disease 1 0
Endometriosis 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1

Show all 16 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
0
Mild
1
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walgreens Ibuprofen

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Walgreens Ibuprofen

Dosage Patients
2 200mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Walgreens Ibuprofen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Walgreens Ibuprofen

Duration

Currently taking Walgreens Ibuprofen

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Walgreens Ibuprofen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
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 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Walgreens Ibuprofen

Feb 26, 2013 (Started Feb 25, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for osteoarthritis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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