34 patient evaluations for Vicodin

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patient777
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patient777
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 53
Condition: Encephalitis 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Encephalitis

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Jun 27, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

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

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prplpnk
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prplpnk
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F45y
FM:20y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 15, 2015 (Started Apr 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Apr 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Took pain away . Yeah :)

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desi12
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 15, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Tension Headache)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Half the dose, only when needed and nothing else has worked. This stuff sucks!

May 30, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Tension Headache)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I don't know how this treatment got put under the "depression" treatment category. I can't delete that although I would like to. I ONLY use it sparingly for Fibromyalgia and I find even a small dosage causes a headache which rather defeats the purpose. Not as useful as it was before.

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sierramama
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sierramama
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 68
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Jan 11, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-5 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: It allows me to be more engaged with more energy and less pain. I never take more than enough to control symptoms. I hate feeling 'loopy'. This allows me to function.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Cherizac
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Cherizac
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F55y
FM:5y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 1, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: At this point, I rarely take it. It is not effective against the fibro pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 3, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take it on the REALLY bad days, when the pain is so bad it makes me cry. It doesn't help a lot, but takes the edge off. It helps me sleep better when the pain is very bad. I won't take it if I have to drive, so many times I can't take it when I'd like to.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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proskairos
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proskairos
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F48y
FM:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 17, 2012 (Started Mar 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Severe headaches associated with internal carotid artery dissection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Cara
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Cara
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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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

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gmp1968
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gmp1968
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2011 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Itching, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
noknees
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noknees
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 73y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
  1. Kidney : 4y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Feb 17, 2011 (Started Feb 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is perscribed for breakthrough pain
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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gramacrochet
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gramacrochet
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F82y
FM:6y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 14, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I did not experience any problems with this medication; however, it did not alleviate pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This treatment was not sufficient for the amount of pain I was experiencing
Cost: < $25 monthly

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