47 patient evaluations for Oxycodone-acetaminophen

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Sep 26, 2016 (Started Apr 16, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 325 mg-7.5 mg Daily

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Sep 7, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Rarely take this med. Maybe half a dozen times a month on average unless I have a UTI or something.

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Jun 14, 2015 (Started Jan 07, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Sometimes hard to swallow
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 23, 2015 (Started Mar 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg-7.5 mg Twice daily

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Jan 5, 2014 (Started Nov 06, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for surgical pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neck pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in throat)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: take it don't chase pain
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 15, 2013 (Started Jun 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (head pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 tablet(s) Monthly
Advice & Tips: I had to learn about controlling breakthrough pain as the doc didn't advise me. It was my best friend who helped me put the pain med to the best use. Wow. It changed my life until I got my hip replaced and after surgery. For daily life I definitely did not consider driving my car even if I felt quite "normal." It's a powerful drug and I didn't want to take chances and I was very tired all the time from the meds, from fighting pain, etc.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 7, 2013 (Started Jun 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (head pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 tablet(s) Monthly
Advice & Tips: I am not taking this medication under the prescription of my doctor. I have the tablets leftover from another procedure where I didn't use it at all. I only use this medication when really needed. I used to maybe take one about once a month for breakout pain. When my pain levels increased significantly over the summer but I did not reduce my activity or take any other actions such as icing I starting resorting to Percoset more like twice a month for breakout pain. If I try and take it more than once a week I get terrible headaches so it's not worth it. I had to learn how to strike a better balance. I just hope my one bottle, carefully used, will last me until I get my hip replaced and this whole mess is over. Also, another side effect from taking Percoset is sleepiness so I am careful not to take it before I have to drive so that takes planning which pain management in general requires.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 1, 2013 (Started Jul 02, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for surgical pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dental pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea if taken on empty stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: TAKE THIS WITH FOOD. OMG. If you don't, you will regret it. Seriously, the worst nausea ever... sweats, cramping stomach, etc. It works pretty well, but you have to remember not to take it on an empty stomach.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 12, 2013 (Started Sep 26, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Have been on Percocet for a while now and has been working well for my back pain. Very few headaches from it compared to when I was on vicodine. Has been working very well for me. Was forced to change doctors when mine left Mayo and new Dr has put me back on vicodine. This is why I am no longer taking it.

Jan 17, 2013 (Started Sep 26, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: only take as needed can make you tired so don't drive while on this medication
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg-5 mg Five times daily

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Jun 24, 2013 (Started Jun 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The opids really block your intestines up. very painful
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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