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Condition: Chronic Pain
12/4/2007 11:22:12 PM

Reviewer: lennoxm, 25-34 Male 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 Degerative Disc Disease and have a Lumbar Spinal Fusion surgery and have been taking med for 20 months. It often makes me very sick, but for the other 3 weeks out of the month it works well. I worry about the long term effects and increasing tolerence.

Condition: Chronic Pain
12/2/2007 10:19:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Chronic Pain
11/29/2007 6:24:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take the drug for fibromyalgia and numerous back problems. it does give me relief but still have the need for a breakthrough pain med.

Condition: Chronic Pain
11/28/2007 10:14:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking oxycontin for chronic back pai, 3 rubtured discs due to 2 accidents, this med allows me to work and live kmy life with modifications but my dosage has increased as i nhave built a tolerance for it I am sometimes afraid of what it's long term effects will be

Condition: Chronic Pain
11/21/2007 9:46:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I find that this drug causes stomach distress, dirreah, bloating, and head pain. I like percote much better and found it more effective. It also makes me nervous and sometimes it's hard to sleep. I am hoping as my body gets used to it that the side effects will go away. We are without insurance and the drug company Perdue is helping me to be able to have oxycontin. I am thankful for that. ... Show Full Comment

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