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Condition: Chronic Pain
3/21/2008 7:39:11 PM

Reviewer: old and tired, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Chronic Pain
3/19/2008 11:18:04 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Great for pain. Side effects are awful and once you get addicted it will ruin your life. Your doctor will eventually cut you off and then you will need eithier suboxone or methadone to stop the cold sweats, depression and seizures. You will regret taking this drug.

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/17/2008 6:41:37 PM

Reviewer: BOB, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Condition: Chronic Pain
3/17/2008 5:53:34 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my mother recently passed away from a lethal combonation of oxycontin and hydrocodone. Both doctors knew of the others drug's existence. And i believe heath ledger died of the same combination. please, please....dont let your mother..or anyone you know get on this drug. even before she passed away, she had turned into someone i didnt know.

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/12/2008 4:57:13 PM

Reviewer: ICsux, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am currently taking 40mg oxycontin 3 times per day with mepergan fortis 50/25mg (demerol w/phenergan for my constant nausea) for breakthrough pain. For me, oxycontin has been very effective in "managing" my chronic pain. I have endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, and permanent nerve damage in my pelvis and lower right-abdomen due to all the surgeries I've had b/c of endo and my k ... Show Full Comment

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