42 patient evaluations for Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

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Apr 18, 2013 (Started Mar 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pelvic pain syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only use Tylenol when I need it BADLY! I depend more on my prescription medications than I do Tylenol because it can cause liver damage if taken to much to often. When I do take it, it does help with the swelling and the pain in my feet, hips, back. It doesn't take all the pain away, but it makes the pain tolerable.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sciatic neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (elevated liver enzymes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Due to an allergic reaction to Cefdinir (an antibiotic) which caused 3 of my liver enzymes to skyrocket my doctor suggested reducing any Tylenol from my med regimen as possible.

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 1, 2012 (Started Jul 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in hip(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hip bursitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jul 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in hip(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hip bursitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I was taking 2 extended release tablets before bed, so I wouldn't wake up from back or hip pain, but I didn't wake up any less often than when I take nothing.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Feb 04, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2012 (Started Feb 04, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Just have to be careful as the breakthrough pain barrier can create a desire to take more of the drug than is theraputicaly required.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2012 (Started May 15, 1987)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jun 12, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you take it alot you will have to increase your dosage because your body becomes used to it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 2, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: easily addictive can cause stomach issues
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Jan 17, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I get very tired when I take this and sometimes wake with a migraine and a hangover feeling.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 25, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Usually use Ibuprofen for pain and Acetaminophen for fever....whatever

Jan 19, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I always use either Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen on "shot day"...unless I forget. Then, I remember, because I still get flu-like symptoms after all these years. Usually take Ibuprofen...4 200mg caplets every 4 hours for about 12-16 hours. (But sometimes take Acetaminophen...just depends on what I have)

  • 0 helpful marks

May 21, 2010 (Started Mar 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Headaches & General Pain & Stiffness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works well in combination with one 325 mg Aspirin
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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