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

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Oct 9, 2010 (Started Aug 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Immediate pain relief
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2010 (Started Jun 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I have been taking it for over 10 years now and I think I needed a break and to go on another medication. My doctor agreed with me and now I'm on Percocet with the Morphine.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 25, 2010 (Started Jun 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 500 mg-10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Jun 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I did not have any problems taking this medication, and it helped me gain functionality.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, constipation

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Jun 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 26, 2010 (Started Apr 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, weight gain, flatulence, decreased results of medication)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased results of medication, flatulence, constipation, weight gain, weight gain

Sep 10, 2010 (Started Apr 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, weight gain, flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased results of medication, flatulence, constipation, weight gain, weight gain

Aug 13, 2010 (Started Apr 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: can become psych. addicting. The only reason I stopped was the severe constipation
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased results of medication, flatulence, constipation, weight gain, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 27, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia, energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (addictive opiate, digestive disturbances)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Extra energy. Bad it makes me want more. Rarely do I only take 1. It messes with my digestive system.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: digestive disturbances, addictive opiate

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 13, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: chronic severe constipation, with difficulty resolving this
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, weight gain, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 12, 2010 (Started Aug 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was suppose to take it every 8 hours as needed, but there are some days that I hurt worse than others, and I would take two or three a day instead. The only thing I have noticed is that it kind of keeps me up, gives me a second wind for about two to three hours after I take it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for head pain, migraines)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2010 (Started Jan 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for degenerative arthritis in subtalor joint of foot)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

  • 0 helpful marks
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