131 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen

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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

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, nausea, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, nausea, brain fog, stomach pain, loss of short term memory, lightheadedness, sleepiness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Side effects: lightheadedness, nausea, drowsiness, constipation, loss of short term memory, sleepiness, stomach pain, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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 4, 2009 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (constipation, chronic diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: constipation, chronic diarrhea

Apr 27, 2009 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: not for severe pain more useful as a med for low to moderate pain
Side effects: constipation, chronic diarrhea

  • 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

Apr 9, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 21, 2009 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, sleeplessness, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: Be ready with a plan for the constipation that you will most probably have. Give your body time to adjust to this meds
Side effects: sleeplessness, sleepiness, constipation

  • 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
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