What is Lorcet 10/650?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen

Lorcet® 10/650 is a brand name analgesic combination that contains the opioid, hydrocodone bitartrate 10 mg and the analgesic agent, acetaminophen 650 mg. It is used for moderate to severe pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 24 8
Fibromyalgia 4 2
Muscle pain 3 3
Back pain 2 3
Chronic headaches 1 2
General health 1 2

Show all 9 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 0
Moderate 2
Mild 6
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lorcet 10/650

Side effect Patients
Constipation 2
Drowsiness 2
Dry mouth 1
Itching 1
Jirou suan 1
Nausea and vomiting 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lorcet 10/650

Dosage Patients
300-7.5 mg five times daily 1
2 650mg-10mg as needed 1
325mg-10mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Lorcet 10/650

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Doctor's advice 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 11 patients who've stopped taking Lorcet 10/650

Duration

Currently taking Lorcet 10/650

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

Stopped taking Lorcet 10/650

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 8
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lorcet 10/650 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Clozapine (Clozaril) 1

Patients stopped taking Lorcet 10/650 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fentanyl patch (Duragesic-50) 1
Medical marijuana (Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture) 1
Oxycodone-acetaminophen (Percocet) 1
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1
Tizanidine (Zanaflex) 1
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2 patient evaluations for Lorcet 10/650

Aug 3, 2011 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 650 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr. changed from Vicodin (prn) the Lorcet as a scheduled Rx.
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
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