3 patient evaluations for tapentadol with a cost of Not specified

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Jul 1, 2015 (Started Mar 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2012 (Started Aug 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for complex regional pain syndrome type II)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, fatigue, vertigo, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

Aug 16, 2012 (Started Aug 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for complex regional pain syndrome type II)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, fatigue, vertigo, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 17, 2009 (Started Nov 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hallucinations, tongue swelling, seizures, visual hallucinations, falls, muscle twitching (fasciculations), balance problems, itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: THIS MEDICATION CAUSED ME TO HAVE A PHYSCOTIC REACTION, WHICH STARTED WITH LOSS OF BALANCE, HALLUCINATIONS, VERY DISTURBING BEHAVIOR, VIOLENCE TOWARDS OTHERS. SEIZURES
Side effects: muscle twitching (fasciculations), visual hallucinations, itching, tongue swelling, seizures, hallucinations, falls, balance problems, balance problems

Nov 15, 2009 (Started Nov 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hallucinations, tongue swelling, seizures, visual hallucinations, falls, muscle twitching (fasciculations), balance problems, itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: after doing my own research once I recovered from my 2 trips to the emergency room, i found this medication is contraindicated for people who suffer from hypothyroidism. Also there can be sever interactions with medications such as Cymbalta, Savella, and Vyvase which i currently take all 3. I ended up having such a sever rection that i was 4point restrained to a bed and given multiple doses of attivan.
Side effects: muscle twitching (fasciculations), visual hallucinations, itching, tongue swelling, seizures, hallucinations, falls, balance problems, balance problems

  • 1 helpful mark
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