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Condition: Pain
11/6/2007 10:29:36 AM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Hi I have been taking this medication for 3 years for pain. I need back surgery and I have no insurance so I am stuck on percocet.I think the wrost side effect is the itching. You itch from head to toe. The constipation stops after you have been on it a while. You get diareahea if you don't take it. You must also remember to take it exactly on time or you will have break through pain that wo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pain
11/6/2007 1:13:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have taken Percocet numerous times for pain in my knee. I have had 3 knee surgeries and being in the military this is about the best thing you can get. Taking one every four to six hours definately does not work. I wasn't to satisfied with the pain reliever and wish i could get something stronger. Also need to take a laxative while using these.

Condition: Pain
11/5/2007 9:51:55 AM

Reviewer: Lyle, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have used this for Kidney Stone pain. Works great as long as I don't get behind on dosing. It did make me feel whoosy in the hour or so after taking it. Overall though it did not make me nauseus, an was effective. Thank goodness i had it or I would not have made it through without another Emergency Room trip for IV pain meds.

Condition: Pain
11/5/2007 2:17:53 AM

Reviewer: bartender, 35-44 Male 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:
it helps me walk better and control my pain better

Condition: Pain
11/5/2007 1:53:57 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm using it for a recent broken bone and it seems to help. However, if I don't take it when scheduled the pain comes back and then it's hard to get control over it.

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