15 patient evaluations for Lidocaine patch

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Dec 31, 2007 (Started Oct 08, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Jan 28, 2009 (Started Dec 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (application site itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: That if you can't function or move because of pain in a certain location this patch allows the pain to subside and restore the ability to move about
Side effects: application site itching

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: it can only be applied for twelve hours then off for twelve hours. It is very helpful with pain It is comfortable and easily applied
Side effects: application site itching

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Jul 24, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 g Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Nov 15, 2007 (Started Jun 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle pain/spamas for back and abd.)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I half 1 patch. Place 1/2 next to my lower spine and the other 1/2 on the other side of my lower spine, as this is where my pain is located. Then I place a heating pad on this area for about 10-15 min. The heat feels good and helps the patch stick better.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Dec 21, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2007)

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

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Apr 1, 2010 (Started Jan 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jul 10, 2010 (Started Jul 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Knee & Foot pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Mar 1, 2003 (Started Dec 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: this eliminates all pain when used correctly
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 9, 2010 (Started Aug 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg One time
Advice & Tips: The shots were painful and the benefit only lasted 6 days.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Sep 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in rib)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: It only helps surface pain on areas without a lot of body tissue, like ribs or back. I don't think it would work on my butt pain.

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