1 patient evaluation for Oxycodone taken for the purpose of 'breakthrough pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Feb 20, 2015 (Started Nov 27, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pinched/compressed nerve)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pinched/compressed ulnar nerve)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bone spurs)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bulging disc)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for degenerative disc disease (lumbar))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain in spine)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breakthrough pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (aids falling asleep when pain prevents it)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Unexpected side effect: it sometimes helps me fall asleep easier. Correct dose is one 5 mg tablet every 6 hours, as needed or two 5 mg tablets every 12 hours, also PRN Impact on my life: when my pain levels are skyrocketing, it helps me be able to get out of my bed.

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