10 patient evaluations for Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen taken for the purpose of 'Back pain'

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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

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

Jul 28, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 31, 2010 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: when a flare begins, taking 1/2 to 1 tablet will often allow me to feel well enough to muster the energy needed to care for my dog and personal care, including being able to wash my hair. (shampooing is one of the most difficult tasks, vacuuming the carpet is a close tie)
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 24, 2010 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: hydrocodone worked very well for my pain, which is a mix of fibro and chronic myofascial pain, along with an injury to my left shoulder from Oct 2009 (still not healed as of May 2010). It was necessary to stop take this drug in order to start LDN for Fibro pain. So far, I'm not certain that Fibro is my real diagnosis, as the muscle pain remains in my back, chest and arms. The all over aching of Fibro is still in the background, but is so much more quiet than anytime in the past 16 yrs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: taking 1/2 tab provides excellent pain relief and clears brain fog. Effects last approx 12-18 hrs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Itching, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 19, 2010 (Started Mar 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 13, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i have been on a lot of pain medications and believe it didnt help cause they changed the formulary and i developed a tolerance to the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 17, 2010 (Started Jul 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 19, 2010 (Started Oct 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: No longer worked.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Drowsiness, Sleepiness, Lightheadedness, Loss of short term memory, Stomach pain, Brain fog, Nausea, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 500 mg-5 mg Daily
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Nausea, Drowsiness, Constipation, Loss of short term memory, Sleepiness, Stomach pain, Brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 10, 2008 (Started Mar 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This pain killer may cause you to have a upset stomache at the beginning but it does go away after time.

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Mar 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Although it never takes the pain away completely, it does ease the pain so that it is tolerable. This med can make you kind of spacey so take it with care.

  • 0 helpful marks
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