30 patient evaluations for Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol)

Apr 23, 2014 (Started Aug 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hip bursitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in hip(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, itching, itchy ears, itchy eyes, itchy nose, itchy scalp, bowel problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg-30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Only lasts 4-6 hours, so I would take one before bed, but then wake up in the middle of the night with pain and have to take another one. I have switched to 12-hour time-released codeine contin, so I can sleep right through the night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 30, 2012 (Started Aug 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in hip(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hip bursitis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, itching, itchy ears, itchy eyes, itchy nose, itchy scalp, bowel problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg-30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 7, 2012 (Started Aug 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for torticollis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hip bursitis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, itching, itchy ears, itchy eyes, itchy nose, itchy scalp, bowel problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg-30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2010 (Started Aug 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg-30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gave me a good night's sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 10, 2012 (Started Jan 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for torticollis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, itching, itchy scalp, itchy nose, itchy ears, itchy eyes, bowel problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 30, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in back of neck and shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, dizziness, tiredness, sleepiness, vision problems, constipation, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 6 tab(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: Its a big burden because i cant eat them any more..round big tablets and my doctor wont change it to a different size..now they are les and les effective

Jul 3, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, dizziness, tiredness, sleepiness, vision problems, constipation, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 tab(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: in the uk this is a prescription drug and not over the counter..I would not recommend taking it unnecessary normal paracetamol would be better i am getting addicted to it now..

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