22 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen taken for the purpose of 'Pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Dec 1, 2014 (Started Dec 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain in left leg)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for allodynia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased energy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It helped a little, but not enough to actually do anything. I still felt that I wasn't able to Lie my life at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Dec 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain in left leg)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for allodynia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It didn't really help with the overall pain. Sometimes barely dulling it, but not enough to continue taking it. The Morphine IR and ER help much more
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 15, 2012 (Started Dec 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased energy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Increased energy and alertness, seems to actually dampen the brain fog as the pain decreases
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 27, 2011 (Started Dec 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in shoulders)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased energy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Increased Energy, I think by relieving some of the pain, it increases my energy levels
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2014 (Started Nov 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 25, 2013 (Started Dec 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (cluster headaches, rebound headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This one caused cluster headaches and rebound headaches. Be sure to let your doctor know if you are having trouble. I knew it was going to cause this issue but the doctor insisted I try it her way. I had to balance if I wanted to deal with the headaches and ease the back pain or to suffer the back pain to prevent the headaches. Sucked either way I did it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 11, 2013 (Started Dec 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (cluster headaches, rebound headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Since I have started taking this medication again I have started getting the rebound headaches back plus now I can have a continuous headache for up to 4-5 days. I now have to decide on weather I want relief from my back pain and being able to be up and do thing to taking the risk of getting these headaches which in turn can keep me in bed fighting off a possible migraine. Switching the relief of one pain to a maybe that I will have a different one to contend with and decide which one is the worse one to deal with and keep me from trying to live as normal a life as I can. I also have to pay over twice the amount for the pain medication as I did for the oxycodone. With out any income this is a greater burden on me to come up with the money. I am disabled and can't work and have no income.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 21, 2011 (Started Dec 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (cluster headaches, rebound headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: watch for rebound headaches watch for becoming tired (depends on dosage) I carried the medication with me everywhere in case of pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Oct 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for joint pain in hips)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in back of neck and shoulders)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg-7.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 18, 2013 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2013 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: At this point, I rarely take it. It is not effective against the fibro pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 3, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take it on the REALLY bad days, when the pain is so bad it makes me cry. It doesn't help a lot, but takes the edge off. It helps me sleep better when the pain is very bad. I won't take it if I have to drive, so many times I can't take it when I'd like to.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2012 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: It seems like every and any side affect at the present time, has been magnified whereas before (March 2012) I used for back surgery and was never nauseas.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 325 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Does not constipate me, but helps to moderate diarrhea dominant Irritable bowel syndrome
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2012 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for arthritis pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take this as needed. Works better if not taken everyday.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 1, 2011 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Vicodin worked for my back and joint pains for a few years and then it stopped working. I never felt in the least bit dizzy or drugged while taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 2, 2012 (Started Jul 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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