50 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen with a side effects rating of None

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Jul 9, 2009 (Started Jun 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take as the Dr says, increasing will only mess up your tolerance and run out of meds causing you more pain.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 1, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have built a tolerance to them. Even the 10mg.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 22, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: If taking this med for a long period of time and even though the med was never abused, it is living hell getting off of it. Please do it slowly and not cold turkey. I only take it now when I have an extremely high level of pain that the Tramadol does not get rid of.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure if you feel its not helping to tell your doctor ASAP, and make sure he understands what you are telling him/her. If you know your body develops a tolerance after prolonged use make sure you tell your doc before taking this med, so they can have a heads up incase you call and report its not effective

Dec 16, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the dosage has become no effective for me, as my body has adapted to the dosage

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Is addictive, and continues to need more because it looses effectiveness.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 28, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: One does not work, and it does not last long, I believe due to my gastric bypass surgery. Ultram seems to work better for the long term, and vicoden (at least 10 mg) for short term, acute pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 10, 2008 (Started Mar 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This pain killer may cause you to have a upset stomache at the beginning but it does go away after time.

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Mar 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although it never takes the pain away completely, it does ease the pain so that it is tolerable. This med can make you kind of spacey so take it with care.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 11, 2008 (Started Sep 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: You must use it only as directed to avoid complications like overdose and addiction. Follow your doctors orders and try other means of pain relief first befor ereaching for narcotics.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Jun 30, 1998)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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