36 patient evaluations for Oxycodone taken for the purpose of 'pain'

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Nov 1, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Sep 11, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication helps very well for break through pain, and gives me the ability to control my pain without having a lot of unwanted side effects. It also gives me an increase in energy for some reason, or maybe it is because it takes the pain level down and allows me to achieve my daily tasks pretty much pain free.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 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 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 Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, itching, nausea, urinary hesitancy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea, itching, urinary hesitancy, constipation, constipation

  • 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

Oct 30, 2009 (Started Apr 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, constipation

Jun 24, 2009 (Started Apr 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (constipation, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks
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