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User Reviews for Percocet 5 / 325 to treat Chronic Pain

Percocet 5 / 325 has an average rating of 5.6 out of 10 from a total of 16 ratings for the treatment of Chronic Pain. 38% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 31% reported a negative effect.

Percocet 5/325 Rating Summary

5.6/10 average rating

16 ratings from 20 user reviews.

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Reviews for Percocet 5 / 325

Still suffering · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 16, 2019

“I have noticed that manufacturers of percocet use different formulas in their pills. Some are just awful and merely provide a sedative effect with very little pain relief. The ones made by Alvogen (blue/scored) just knock me out and do nothing for the pain. The ones that work the best are the ones that are white, scored on one side and have the #512 on the other side (Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals?). Just 1/2 of those works better for pain than two of any other brands. Stay away from the blue scored ones! They are awful and do NOT help with pain. This opioid issue is merely fear mongering and those people who really need the pain relief are NOT getting the meds that they need because of it”

2 / 10
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streetse · Taken for less than 1 month July 7, 2015

“Before surgery stayed in bed(neck) took two pills when I got home,what a relief!I can at lease walk around now I would recommend this to anyone in pain.DEA please stop making this pill so hard to get when people like myself really need them.”

9 / 10
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Bmoney93 · Taken for less than 1 month February 6, 2020

“I have had 1 discectomy and laminectomy on my left S-1 & -2 discs. After surgery I was given the peach colored 7.5/325 and they did wonders. During Physical therapy I herniated my L-4 &-5 on the right. I have surgery in a few days. My neurosurgeon prescribed me 30 of the white generic 5mg/325 percs until my surgery day. These small white round generic 5mg Percocet are complete trash. Yeah, it might slightly ease my back pain for an hour or so but I personally believe that’s because my mind is concentrating on keeping my food down. Honestly, I’m a recovering addict and I came off my suboxone for surgery per doctors orders. You would think Percocet might subdue the withdrawal symptoms but I’m not even sure if did. I actually felt worse after I took the Percocet. I’m calling my doctor today and going back to hydrocodone or morphine if he will. I will NOT take another generic Percocet again.”

3 / 10
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wishedtowalkagain · Taken for less than 1 month June 17, 2017

“I have lower back pain due to stenosis/arthritis. Also, I have a birth defect in which c4 / 5 are fused. Arthritis (severe), in my left hip/knee. Toss in fibromyalgia, and the pain is almost intolerable. Before taking this med, my life had been confined to either sitting or lying down. Grocery shopping was out of the question, without the use of the motorized shopping carts. It was so bad, that I just thought, "Why am I still living, this is no life at all." After a few different pain meds, that failed to work, my doctor prescribed this med and it has been a wonder drug for me! Now, I can walk through stores PUSHING a cart! My Pain level has gone from 8, down to 2 or 3 using this. Please, keep it available to the people with severe pain!”

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TT · Taken for 2 to 5 years July 22, 2018

“This Medication is so BAD it makes me sick, it doesn't help at all, with the pain, I throw up, and more side affects. WHY ARE THESE PEOPLE DOING THIS TO US?? Do they NOT think we are in pain. Have they ever been in PAIN like us?Walgreens [I go there also] I am not sure if it is there fault,I wish I new for sure just because people abuse these, now we have to suffer, the people that really need the real medication to help us get thru days of REAL pain. I could go on as well as all the people that are sufffering ,WHAT CAN WE DO???”

1 / 10
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Guppy · Taken for 2 to 5 years April 27, 2018

“This medication worked well until they changed brands. I was relieved when I read the comments on Camber pharmaceuticals. When Walgreens changed I said I would give it a try. Within several hours I could tell they were not going to work out. I started having withdrawal symptoms. But unlike some I only have to wait for 2 weeks before my next script. This brand Camber sucks. I hope Walgreens gets the point and change to someone else. At this time they have lost my business for that medication.”

8 / 10
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Titanium back man · Taken for 5 to 10 years November 16, 2020

“After multiple spine surgeries I have weaned down to this dosage (Percocet 5/325) over the past years. I have currently been on this dosage for about 3 years after starting on much higher and more frequent usage. Now I use it mostly to take edge off and take it at least once a day as needed. It works very good for me and I have not had any dependency or side effects from it.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 5 to 10 years June 11, 2016

“I have had back pain for many years and percocet has helped but has grown weeker over the years. I've asked for a higher dose but no. The Dr are afraid of treating their patients according due to being put under the radar.. But I say! If you're treating the symptoms and the patient why do you have to worry?”

5 / 10
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Sunshine6 · Taken for 6 months to 1 year April 19, 2016

“Am prescribed this for chronic pain 5/325... 3 a day for back and hip pain, it doesn't help at all....Drs that write THIS DOSAGE...should have to only take this amount if they have or ever get "CHRONIC PAIN"”

1 / 10
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bonespurs · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 27, 2014

“Works fairly well when taken around the clock 4 times a day. I take it to treat chronic pain caused by multiple bone spurs in my neck causing nerve compression and severe pain in my shoulder/arm/neck.”

8 / 10
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jayson msdouglas · Taken for 10 years or more October 27, 2017

“1st time taking them and I have severe RA for the better half of 60 years and I take 3 a day for as needed. My bones are now deformed and starting the curl up and I'm in constant pain but I try to go as long as I can without needed 2 take any thing but Motrin, but it is very hard to live with this pain, and still have to do your everyday life events. When I have a bad flare up I can't even walk or use a walker 2 get to the bathroom but anyways I do not think these are as strong as the other brands out there but when you are in the pain like I am most of the time any brand would help and any thing that can take the edge off is enough for me to be thankful. Please people quit abusing your meds and take as required by doc”

7 / 10
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Rubberbullet · Taken for less than 1 month June 25, 2017

“My Doctor changed my medicine from hydcodone to this. Does not alleviate my pain. Makes me feel lightheaded a little for an hour. Cannot sleep, or get any relief from the pain. This medicine is supposed to be stronger then hydrocodone. I suspect there is very little oxycodone in these tablets, not 5 mg as stated. My daughter, who has access to a spectroanalyzer in her lab, is going to compare this medicine with similar brand. As for myself I can tell you, this is either one of those taper drugs, or just plain junk.”

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Chass2016 July 11, 2016

“I have been going too a pain clinic for 6 years was on norco 5/325 helped for a while till my body got use to it so dr switched me too perocet/oxycodone 5/325 been on It for 3 months as for pain been helping really good atleast for me and right now on scale one through ten it bring my pain from a 8 down too a 4 or 5 depends how bad I'm hurting ( have buldging L4&L5 disc in back and si joint problem alone with athritis and muscle spazams) that gets so bad that I can't stand for long periods or sit long nor can i lift a lot hevy stuff including my kids without hurting but since I been on this my pain ant pain free bits it's manigable so I would highly recomend it but if you have to take it make sure you eat first will make you feel nauseated”

9 / 10
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responsible June 3, 2017

“I was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, it took about two years for the full debilitating affect to kick in. Eventually I was in constant pain and could barely walk. I had a lumbar laminectomy which did not work to relieve the pain. After complaining to my Doctor, he finally prescribed Pecocets. They were nothing short of a miracle in terms of pain relief with minor side effects”

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Dannyboy2331 · Taken for 1 to 2 years August 10, 2017

“The longer I take it the less effective it is. It actually makes me feel alert and nervous rather then sleepy and calm. Since the pain is still there I want to take a larger dose, especially at bed time. If I don't fall asleep right away, I began to feel anxious and wide awake. ”

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Bluebird · Taken for 10 years or more August 30, 2018

“I have had the Roxicet 10 times better then the camber brand that has the imprint t 192 - it doesn't help pain at all”

4 / 10
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as9402 · Taken for less than 1 month November 9, 2013

“I take this for fibromyalgia as well as endometriosis. It doesn't make me nauseous and it helps me through the day.”

10 / 10
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Darnell123 November 26, 2014

“Zero relief from back pain. But it provides a lot of relief for kidney stones, post surgery pain, bone fracture pain. But lower back pain (non kidney stone pain), nothing.”

5 / 10
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bumbellbee · Taken for 1 to 2 years January 19, 2013

“I use it for back pain...it works okay for the most part.”

7 / 10
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bbuggzy · Taken for less than 1 month April 5, 2016

“felt no relief at all . I took this with a muscle relaxant.”

1 / 10
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