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Vioxx (Rofecoxib) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Vioxx (Rofecoxib) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Vioxx has an overall score of 3. The effectiveness score is 2 and the side effect score is 6. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Vioxx review by 47 year old female patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Ineffective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   possible arthritis
Dosage & duration:   Don't remember (dosage frequency: don't remember) for the period of 3 days
Other conditions:   None
Other drugs taken:   None
Reported Results
Benefits:   Don't believe that I took it long enough to really tell if it was working. I had an allergic reaction shortly after I started taking it.
Side effects:   My upper lip swelled up an became rough an mildly itchy. It remained rough and swollen for a week. For another week it just felt "weird". There was some crustiness around my mouth. Hadn't eaten or taken anything else orally that was new to me.
Comments:   I don't remember the details, but I did follow the prescription directions to the letter. Did not take more than was prescribed to me and took it in the prescribed manner.

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