Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 7 3
Fibromyalgia 4 1
Pain 4 2
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 2 1
Pain in lower back 2 0

Show all 11 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
3
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Narcotic Pain Relievers

Side effect Patients
Constipation 3
Memory problems 2
Balance problems 1
Brain fog 1
Depressed mood 1
Drug tolerance 1

Show all 14 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Narcotic Pain Relievers

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Side effects too severe 4
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Personal research 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Narcotic Pain Relievers

Duration

Currently taking Narcotic Pain Relievers

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Narcotic Pain Relievers

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Narcotic Pain Relievers after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Hydrocodone ER (Hysingla ER) 1
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1

Patients stopped taking Narcotic Pain Relievers and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 1
Medical marijuana (Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture) 1
Tramadol (Ultram) 1
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