34 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Sep 15, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 325 mg-10 mg Five times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2015 (Started Apr 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 15, 2011 (Started Apr 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Took pain away . Yeah :)

  • 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

May 22, 2013 (Started Nov 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breakthrough pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated liver enzymes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My liver enzymes soared, most likely due to a reaction to Cefdinir (an antibiotic) so on the advice of my doctor, I eliminated as much meds that contain Tylenol as possible. We switched from Hydrocodone to Oxycodone for that reason. I think it was in January 2013, but I'm not 100% sure of the date.

  • 1 helpful mark

May 1, 2013 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Too much constipation.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Oct 10, 2011 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 500 mg-2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I believe I may have developed a tolerance to Lortab and it does not work as well as it might have in the past. It helps tremendously for pain and I take as few as I am able 1-2 a day typically. Frequency depends on activities. It is helpful when I struggle with diarrhea because it slows my bowel down. I notice no impairment whatsoever and can function fine.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 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

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

Oct 9, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in feet)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 660 mg-10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 8, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stomach pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 28, 2010 (Started Sep 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stomach pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 tab(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Jan 10, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 x 750 mg-7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: my husband thought it was making me anxious, he put me in treatment

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 25, 2011 (Started Aug 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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