15 patient evaluations for Oxycodone with a side effects rating of Mild

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May 17, 2010 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: stopping as switching to Fentynal patches - still have some for breakthrough pain if needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, sleepiness

Apr 23, 2009 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My doctor is very adament in keeping my dosage as low as possible. I was able to talk him into letting me take 5 tablets per day... this is not enough to actually make a huge impact on the pain that I have, however it is very hard to get my doctor to raise the dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shallow breathing, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: shallow breathing, sleepiness

Jan 14, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not take this medication. It is good for Pain but is very addictive.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: shallow breathing, sleepiness

Jun 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shallow breathing, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not abuse this medication because it is very addictive.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: shallow breathing, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 7, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: Doesn't quite stop pain, constipates, makes mouth dry, excess sweating but better than having SEVERE pain all the time
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2009 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, dry mouth)
  • 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

Mar 11, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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