53 patient evaluations for Oxycodone

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Nov 22, 2011 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back surgery)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for surgery)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I suggest not to use percocet, which is a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen, but to use oxycodone and acetaminophen each on its own. It's easier to titrate the exact dose of each medication when you take them separately. For example, after my surgery I took 10 mg of oxycodone 4 times a day, and acetaminophen usually once a day (1000 mg). As the pain from surgery subsided, I reduced the dose of oxycodone and took more acetaminophen. I never took more than 3000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours to make sure that it doesn't damage my liver.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 13, 2012 (Started Feb 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Was taken as an impatient

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Jun 5, 2012 (Started Jun 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxiety and frustration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with sleep and evening pain during sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 22, 2012 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 15, 2012 (Started Sep 04, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stop taking Oxycodone because I did not want to be addicted to it or have my body become immune to it

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Aug 8, 2011 (Started Feb 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Severe eye pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Oxycodone is very effective for mild/moderate pain of various types. Unfortunately, the pain of Optic Neuritis (the permanent variety) is not easily soothed. Any kind of opiates are going to cause severe constipation that can lead to intestinal impactions, so I recommend getting on a regimen of fiber and/or Miralax as a maintenance and preventative.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (cognitive impairment)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: my dosage for Oxy got so high that I asked my dr to help me withdraw from opiates. I'm now off them and using Etodolac as my main pain relief.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, occasional euphoria)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Get a good stool softener and laxative
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Jun 24, 2013 (Started Jun 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, constipation, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I couldn't drive while taking this medication. when I had to drive I did not take my medication that day
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jan 11, 2011 (Started Jun 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: When the pain was less I was able to eat, otherwise I was not.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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