134 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen

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Jun 17, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, nausea, brain fog, stomach pain, loss of short term memory, lightheadedness, sleepiness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Side effects: lightheadedness, nausea, drowsiness, constipation, loss of short term memory, sleepiness, stomach pain, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2009 (Started Jun 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take as the Dr says, increasing will only mess up your tolerance and run out of meds causing you more pain.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 2, 2009 (Started May 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is a pain pill, not a good buddy.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2009 (Started Aug 14, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, brain fog, sleepiness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 500 mg-7.5 mg/15 mL Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, constipation, sleepiness, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 16, 2009 (Started Nov 18, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: stomach pain, loss of short term memory, constipation

Mar 6, 2009 (Started Nov 18, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, stomach pain, loss of short term memory)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: stomach pain, loss of short term memory, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Jan 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Only take this when you really need to, so the effectiveness will stay with you. Otherwise you just take more and more and end up with the problem of another addiction to try to control.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2009 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Again, better reaction....but I am not allowed to take it, so on the shelf it goes. At least I have an ace in the hole if I need it!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 10, 2009 (Started Jul 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Great stuff. I prefer this to my other pain killer, methadone. For some reason, my docs are not as much of a fan. That's unfortunate....I really have a superior reaction to this medicine.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 10, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, intoxicated feeling)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: intoxicated feeling, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks
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