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Condition: Chronic Pain
3/29/2008 2:07:27 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I live with DDD, failed surgery syndm,L4-L5 fusion, lamenectomy, arthritis,stinosis,and siatica and have an ANS spinal stimulator. I was on 220mg of Oxycontin a day. It was great for pain, but I had terrible side effects. Severe sweating, constipation, irritable and itchy. I work in sales and my career was suffering. I weened off for a month taking only norco for pain. Now I take 30mg fo MSco ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/6/2008 8:23:46 PM

Reviewer: maxmax, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
MS Contin has been the most effective treatment of chronic pain for me. Previously i've used Stadol and Fentanyl patch with only so-so results. i've kept the same dose for over 5 years without the constant need to increase i had with the other medications - a very important consideration when living with chronic pain. i do supplement with the immediate release form of the medication some d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
2/20/2008 6:54:12 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
have aken 100mgs twice a day for seven years for degenerative disc disease and fibromyalgia. Worked well for two years then not so well. Am currently being weaned because I do not wish to increase my dose. perhaps a break is needed and if i resume use it will again be effective .

Condition: Chronic Pain
2/16/2008 4:39:47 PM

Reviewer: kitcat, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
have been taking it for almost 10 years.got progressively stronger,now at max. daily dosage.have always found it takes the worst of the pain away but never let me be pain free went from 8-9 down to 4-6(manageable!).never had any side effects or problems mixing other meds.take with statex.only problem is the pills are supposed to last 12 hrs.,mine seem to take 1hr. to kick in ,are effective for abo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
2/14/2008 5:06:51 PM

Reviewer: jskyfire, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
not at all happy with it

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