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

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 21, 2012 (Started May 21, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (alternating constipation and diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I started taking this medication as long as I ate with it I experienced no nausea, but a few months later, I experienced nausea/vomiting even after only taking half the prescribed dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 2, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, more alert)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I actually have a script for 1-2 tablets as needed. I find that this medicine "wake's me up" if I'm trying to sleep, so I try not to take it at night if I can avoid it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is one of the few things that makes a difference in my pain. I am NOT addicted. I am sick of people telling me all their garbage about me taking it. I find I don't need it when I get injections of steroids. I take it because I have PAIN. That's it. I wish they would quit talking about how bad it is because the junkies and addicts steal it. I think there is a type of people who can't drink alcohol or medications. I would be a completely miserable person if I didn't have it for pain. I would rather use this than be taking something constantly for pain (Cymbalta or lyrica) those side effects really scare me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 20, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 500 mg-10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in feet)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 660 mg-10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 8, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stomach pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 28, 2010 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stomach pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 tab(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2011 (Started May 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2050 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had to switch to Norco - 325 mg. (acetaminophen) / 10 mg. (hydrocodone). The Vicodin has 750 mgs. (acetaminophen) / 7.5 (hydrocodone). Too much acetaminophen/tylenol content is horrible for your liver.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2011 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Works ok. Works better in combination with other drugs like tramadol or flexeril.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, stomach pain

Dec 15, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This doesn't work extremely well for fibromyalgia pain, but it does take the edge off on bad days. I usually take one every 2-3 days, sometimes less, sometimes more.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 650 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr. changed from Vicodin (prn) the Lorcet as a scheduled Rx.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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