Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen

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I"m Tired's Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen History (Stopped)
As needed Mar 07 - May 24, 2010
As needed Jun 15, 2010 - Jul 28, 2011
Stopped Other May 24, 2010
Stopped Doctor's advice Jul 28, 2011

I"m Tired's Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen is for…

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Back pain
  • Muscle pain

I"m Tired has not reported any side effects for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen.

Evaluations


Jul 28, 2011

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Back pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Muscle pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 31, 2010

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: when a flare begins, taking 1/2 to 1 tablet will often allow me to feel well enough to muster the energy needed to care for my dog and personal care, including being able to wash my hair. (shampooing is one of the most difficult tasks, vacuuming the carpet is a close tie)
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 24, 2010

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: hydrocodone worked very well for my pain, which is a mix of fibro and chronic myofascial pain, along with an injury to my left shoulder from Oct 2009 (still not healed as of May 2010). It was necessary to stop take this drug in order to start LDN for Fibro pain. So far, I'm not certain that Fibro is my real diagnosis, as the muscle pain remains in my back, chest and arms. The all over aching of Fibro is still in the background, but is so much more quiet than anytime in the past 16 yrs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 14, 2010

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: taking 1/2 tab provides excellent pain relief and clears brain fog. Effects last approx 12-18 hrs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

About Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen (Prescription Drug)

Hydrocodone is an opiate pain medication used in the relief of moderate to severe pain. Acetaminophen (also known as APAP and paracetamol) increases the effects of hydrocodone when taken together.

Learn more about Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen in our Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen Community Report.