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Condition: Chronic Pain
4/17/2014 6:05:26 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have chronic pain after a severe deep vein thrombosis and surgery which left my veins damaged and painful. I was put on oxycontin and over a year had my dose adjusted to 2x 60mg per day with 20mg of liquid oxycodone for breakthrough pain. Because I'm on blood thinners, opioid painkillers are the only option for me. This medicine does work to reduce pain, and it is easy to use in the sense th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
4/16/2014 11:57:09 AM

Reviewer: cricket, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take the medication as prescribed. I find that I have to still take NSAIDS daily for inflammation AND headaches as I suffer from chronic neck pain and have so for over 6 years. However without the Oxycontin the neck pain is really bad!

Condition: Chronic Pain
4/4/2014 2:44:39 AM

Reviewer: mothermagoo54, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It works for the pain, some what, better than others. I am one of those cases where the meds make me ITCH. I feel like I have little bugs biting me. I was at bingo tonight and wondered if someone there had given me lice or crabs the way I was itching. It is the meds. Checked the bad things, itching is a side effect. I also am having headaches, my eyes itch and Benadryl is not kicking the itc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/28/2014 5:46:47 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug works great. But coming off it sucks bad. IF you can avoid it avoid it!! the withdrawals suck!!!...ask for something else. I took it for back pain for over a month!! and it was terrible getting off it!!

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/27/2014 2:32:37 PM

Reviewer: angelface1962, on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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