4 patient evaluations for Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) taken for the purpose of 'tension headache'

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Apr 15, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: only works if taken with the other 2
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doesn't do much by itself but when taken with Tramadol & Cyclobenzaprine, works great!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2017 (Started Dec 05, 1976)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: drink lots of water!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 14, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for cervical spondylosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for facet joint osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myofascial pain syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2600 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: Don't take too much if 1,000mg isn't helping. If this dose doesn't help, 2,000mg or more. I took 2,400mg (Tylenol 4) still didn't get much relief. The tiny bit of relief was from the 480mg of codeine. NEVER TAKE THIS MUCH CODEINE! I have such a ridiculous tolerance for opioids that average pain medication does nothing with the normal dose. This amount can KILL some people. If it doesn't kill, you'll get very sick.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 1987)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: can't remember details

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