74 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen with a cost of < $25

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Feb 1, 2014 (Started Jan 20, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sciatica)
  • Side effects
    Mild (foot drop, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pain relief however how long till you have to drive and be on meds doesn't work out for normal everyday life and police dui cant chance that
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 11, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-5 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: It allows me to be more engaged with more energy and less pain. I never take more than enough to control symptoms. I hate feeling 'loopy'. This allows me to function.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 1, 2013 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Too much constipation.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Oct 10, 2011 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I believe I may have developed a tolerance to Lortab and it does not work as well as it might have in the past. It helps tremendously for pain and I take as few as I am able 1-2 a day typically. Frequency depends on activities. It is helpful when I struggle with diarrhea because it slows my bowel down. I notice no impairment whatsoever and can function fine.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

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Apr 14, 2013 (Started Jul 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 28, 2012 (Started Jul 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for acute pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Without this medication, I probably wouldn't be here. It's saved my sanity many times when I dislocate or sublux something.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 1, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: At this point, I rarely take it. It is not effective against the fibro pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 3, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take it on the REALLY bad days, when the pain is so bad it makes me cry. It doesn't help a lot, but takes the edge off. It helps me sleep better when the pain is very bad. I won't take it if I have to drive, so many times I can't take it when I'd like to.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 15, 2012 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: It seems like every and any side affect at the present time, has been magnified whereas before (March 2012) I used for back surgery and was never nauseas.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 12, 2012 (Started Apr 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain throughout body)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 325 mg-5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (wired)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't recommend regular use of this medication. It is highly addictive and only moderately efficacious in relieving pain. I learned this the hard way, as I had a doctor who hated seeing me in pain and she encouraged me to take up to 4 a day. Back in 200- 2005 I often took 2-3 a day, for up to 3 days in a row, more when I was in bad shape, until I noticed how stopping taking it seemed to exponentially increase my pain. These days I take it VERY rarely. I can't remember the last time I took more than 3 in one week and usually I go weeks between needing any at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 17, 2012 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take this as needed. Works better if not taken everyday.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 1, 2011 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Vicodin worked for my back and joint pains for a few years and then it stopped working. I never felt in the least bit dizzy or drugged while taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 26, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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