17 patient evaluations for Oxycodone with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Jun 9, 2015 (Started Jul 02, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (racing mind, inability to sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: keep searching dose not help all the different pain with ms.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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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Jul 28, 2013 (Started Jun 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cluster headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 13, 2013 (Started Mar 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chest pain with flushing/nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Know why you are taking this med if it is to get tipsy this is not a good thing I was cut of cold turkey and I detoxic on my own since I had only been on it a few months I learned how my moods changed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 24, 2013 (Started Jun 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, constipation, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I couldn't drive while taking this medication. when I had to drive I did not take my medication that day
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jan 11, 2011 (Started Jun 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: When the pain was less I was able to eat, otherwise I was not.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Jun 14, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, occasional euphoria)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Get a good stool softener and laxative
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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May 18, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (cognitive impairment)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: my dosage for Oxy got so high that I asked my dr to help me withdraw from opiates. I'm now off them and using Etodolac as my main pain relief.

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Jun 5, 2012 (Started Jun 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (anxiety and frustration)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with sleep and evening pain during sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 26, 2011 (Started Sep 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: addictive and can cause dizzyness
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 4, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This dosage is becoming less and less effective as the pain in my hip worsens, which now regularly radiates down my leg from sciatica in my glutes (butt), as well as into my low back, triggering pain in my degenerating disks and bone spurs. Per Mt doc, I. Alspo now take my initial dose at 5mg more than my other doses (taken every 4 hours) to get the med in my system more quickly. And, since I'm taking it more often, day after day, the constipation is awful.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, constipation

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