15 patient evaluations for Lidocaine patch

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Jul 29, 2016 (Started Jul 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It's necessary to have someone else to apply the patches on my back, which is not always convenient.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2016 (Started Jan 02, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for shingles (herpes zoster))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pleural effusion)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain around ribs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2011 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in right hip)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in right foot)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for right foot tingling)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The patches do not stay on very well at all. With my new insurance they would be too expensive.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in rib)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: It only helps surface pain on areas without a lot of body tissue, like ribs or back. I don't think it would work on my butt pain.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 9, 2010 (Started Aug 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg One time
Advice & Tips: The shots were painful and the benefit only lasted 6 days.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2010 (Started Jul 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Knee & Foot pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Jan 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 21, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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