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Condition: Chronic Pain
6/16/2015 3:37:16 AM

Reviewer: Chronic , 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It should be known not all brands of this medication contain the following inactive ingredients: butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT). My own personal experience with this hazardous additive (BHT)which is not meant for human consumption was horrific. I am taking a brand of Oxycodone that has no (BHT)filler and within days literally my Gut rott passed along with my migraines. Also another very important ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
6/10/2015 12:20:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been using Oxycontin for 7 years for chronic back, and leg pain from an accident 19 years ago. I was on Vicodin off, and on for 12 years until I had surgery on My back 10 years ago, but it did not fix the nerve damage that was already done. Started on 10mg 2x a day, it barely helped, Dr. increased to 20mg 2x a day that helped for about 4 years, then had to increase to 30mg 2x a day. Recentl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
4/8/2015 1:14:27 AM

Reviewer: Keith H, 45-54 Male 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 fully satisfied with the performance of this medication. The problem is doctors don't want to prescribe it and pharmacists don't want to fill the prescriptions. How on earth there could be a medication *specifically* made to treat long term, chronic pain and the prescribers and pharmacists are afraid to use it. I think I have tried just about every pain medication there is on the mark ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/27/2015 9:55:01 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Oxycontin has been a godsend for me. I'm able to do normal, daily things. However, after two solid years of taking the same amount, I find that its effectiveness has worn off. But I'm afraid to increase my dosage. One side effect I'm noticing is complacency. Some days, I feel that I just don't care about anything and will sit around in a daze, and that scares me!

Condition: Chronic Pain
2/11/2015 7:06:37 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has been a God send. till they changed the formula, the new op does not work as well, so I'm back at square 1 ,to find a new medication.

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