53 patient evaluations for Oxycodone

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Aug 22, 2009 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation, Dry mouth

Jun 23, 2009 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take exactly as prescribed! NO DEVIATIONS. OxyContin ARE TO BE SWALLOWED WHOLE. NOT BROKEN, CHEWED, OR CRUSHED. TAKING BROKEN, CHEWED, OR CRUSHED OxyContin TABLETS LEADS TO RAPID RELEASE AND ABSORPTION OF A POTENTIALLY FATAL DOSE OF OXYCODONE. be careful what you eat or drink with it. Even a fatty meal can increase its absorption by 27%. Need to take laxative or eat lots of fiber and drink water to prevent constipation.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Constipation, Dry mouth

  • 2 helpful marks

Feb 18, 2010 (Started Jan 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: on days when the pain is more difficult i take 1-4 pills to manage the pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Jul 17, 2009)

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

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 12, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myofascial pain syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Be careful not to take too much. Just the right amount lifts me up and makes it poss for me to be engaged and function. Too much and I am woozy.

  • 1 helpful mark

May 20, 2008 (Started Dec 21, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 27, 2008 (Started Jul 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I found btw. reading fibro. books and talking w/my Dr. that one pain medication doesn't always work. I have quite a bit more wrong w/me then just fibro. so pain flare ups could come from a number of different reasons. I take the oxycodones in btw. my doses of methadone to try to keep my body feeling less pain.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 27, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Forgetting words, Sleepiness, Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Forgetting words, Sleepiness, Hair loss

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 16, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness, Itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: only take as needed, took myself off because of pressure from other doctors )not perscribing one) and found that i am not addicted but am dependent on it to reduce pain
Side effects: Sleepiness, Itching

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 11, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Forgetting words, Itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Forgetting words, Itching

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Mar 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Site irritation, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: LAY DOWN FOR A SHORT TIME AFTER TAKING TO LET IT START WORKING. DON'T TRY TO KEEP GOING WHEN YOU TAKE IT YOU NEED REST.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea, Vomiting, Site irritation, Sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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