What is Aleve Easy Open Arthritis?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Naproxen OTC

The Aleve Easy Open Arthritis Cap contains the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug naproxen sodium.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 7 3
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 4 1
Migraine 2 0
Osteoarthritis 2 0
Bursitis in hips 1 0
Headaches 1 0

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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 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

Dosage Patients
2 sodium220mg as needed 2
220 mg weekly 1
220 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

Duration

Currently taking Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
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 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Aleve Easy Open Arthritis

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Ellaj35
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

See Ellaj35's full Aleve Easy Open Arthritis history

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: For the small price of a bottle of aleve I think its work taking before each injection and the day after also.. I have not had any flu like symptoms and hope that taking the 2 tablets are the reason why.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 7, 2010 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: taking 2 aleve 2 hrs prior to injecting seems to ward off the ful like symptoms so far- we will see how it goes once i start the increased dosage of betaseron
Cost: < $25 monthly

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