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Tramadol
User Ratings:
5
Effectiveness
5.7
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5.8
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Although the drug did it's job is lessening the pain, I am always very reluctant to take it because of how drowsy it makes me. Although I can tolerate it better, I still feel like I am movie extremely slowly compared to everyone/everything else when I take the medication.
Benadryl
User Ratings:
7.2
Effectiveness
3.8
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Benadryl works great for me when I have allergies. However, it makes me very drowsy at times.
Pristiq
User Ratings:
4
Effectiveness
7
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5.4
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I've been on Pristiq since the end of March. The negatives..the nausea was a beast the first few weeks but not intolerable. I don't sleep as well at night but its not to the point of insommnia. The positive, I am much more even, not nearly as irritable, etc. Still have some anxiety but its also better. I have lost over 10 lbs. I have no desire for sweets (which I ate everyday) or alcohol (which I drank very little of anyway - maybe 1-2 drinks a month if that). My libido isn't there but it has... View full comment
Advil
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6.3
Effectiveness
1.3
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5.5
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anytime i generally get a headache I use advil, and it seems to work pretty well. No problems with any kind of sideaffect, I dont use it often just when severe headache.
Tylenol
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5.2
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Tylenol rescues me from an migraine!
Advil
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1.3
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5.5
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It works to get rid of my headaches, but it doesnt work all of the time.
Symbicort
User Ratings:
6.8
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5.3
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7.3
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This medication has been very effective in helping my breathing and also my chest pains. The only thing that I dont like about it is I have to wash my mouth out after I use it.
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