40 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen with a side effects rating of Mild

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Feb 12, 2017 (Started Apr 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (bowel problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325-10 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 27, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325-10 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Take as prescribed. Will build tolerance quickly if you take more than prescribed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 2, 2015 (Started Nov 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking hydrocodone under many names over the years. Some of the names were Vicodin, Lortab, and Norco. They all seemed to work the same which was not that good. I just started taking the 10/325 yesterday so I will have to see how well a higher dosage pill helps me. I really hope I see an improvement in my pain levels with this new dose. My dosages have been up and down as my PCP was really mad at me for quitting Lyrica. I was hallucinating and could fall asleep right in the middle of a sentence while I was talking. I totaled 2 cars and was lucky that I didn't kill some innocent victim! Both accidents happened while I was hallucinating. It was plain awful taking the Lyrica but my PCP didn't understand and cut my hydrocodone down to the bare bones. I just went 3 years without a dosage increase as she had told me to never ask again but I couldn't help finally breaking down and asking. I asked for 2 x 7.5 per day and she said, "No" but then the very next month she wrote it for the same amount that I had asked for by writing me 45 x 10mg per month. That is still 15 mg a day. Bless her heart for helping me out!!! I hate it when I don't have a life because of pain...
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

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Feb 1, 2014 (Started Jan 20, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sciatica)
  • Side effects
    Mild (foot drop, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pain relief however how long till you have to drive and be on meds doesn't work out for normal everyday life and police dui cant chance that
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

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Dec 17, 2012 (Started Mar 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Severe headaches associated with internal carotid artery dissection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 13, 2012 (Started Aug 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for surgical pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg-5 mg Daily

Sep 5, 2012 (Started Aug 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for surgical pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg-5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with the tenderness at sight.

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Sep 10, 2012 (Started Dec 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in left hip radiating down my leg)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I am tking 1 to 2 every 4 hours and it helps though I get sleep.

Mar 4, 2012 (Started Dec 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in left hip radiating down my leg)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Help ease left low back and leg pain

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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

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