3 patient evaluations for Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol) with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Apr 15, 2011 (Started Sep 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 325 mg-30 mg Daily
Side effects: dizziness

Jan 2, 2010 (Started Sep 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 325 mg-30 mg Daily
Side effects: dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2011 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, upset stomach

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, upset stomach

Oct 18, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Tylenol with codeine has no effect on my migraines or cluster headaches, but works wonders for muscle aches and spasms when they're enough to keep me awake at night. I usually take it 30 minutes before bed so that when it makes me drowsy, I can just lay down and not worry about it. I never use this before a day of work, for fear of not waking up to the alarm.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2010 (Started Nov 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 300 mg-30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It just did not do anything for my pain.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks
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