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

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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

Jul 28, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

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

Aug 31, 2010 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

  • 1 helpful mark
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