26 patient evaluations for Lortab

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May 31, 2009 (Started Apr 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Trying to get a physician to prescribe pain medications especially opiates, is really difficult. They don't understand that we use it only when we need it and we are not abusing it.
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 4, 2008 (Started May 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (lightheadedness, sleeplessness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: lightheadedness, sleeplessness

  • 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

Oct 10, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2009 (Started Apr 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty falling asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just stay the course on dosage. it's easy for people to overdo it because they end up taking more. the effects can decrease over time if you don't consciously control how much you're taking and how often. it lifted my mood because the pain was minimized.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2009 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Jul 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive sweating, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a high tolerance for pain and for medication and this dosagej ust does not hardly touch my pain.
Side effects: nausea, excessive sweating

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 26, 2010 (Started Nov 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 250 mg-10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleeplessness, lightheadedness, high feeling

Mar 25, 2009 (Started Nov 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (high feeling, lightheadedness, sleeplessness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't use to much. I think that was my problem and my neuro sent me to a pain management doctor. GREAT DECISION.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleeplessness, lightheadedness, high feeling

Feb 4, 2009 (Started Nov 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleeplessness, lightheadedness, high feeling

Sep 26, 2008 (Started Nov 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: sleeplessness, lightheadedness, high feeling

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 25, 2009 (Started Jun 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

May 21, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 500 mg-10 mg Daily
Side effects: excessive dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
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