It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Orthopedic Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-08-2013, 07:15 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 3
Cmr1991 HB User
Foot surgery post op pain medications

On Tuesday, I'm going to be having a big foot surgery, and I'm going to be admitted to the hospital, my dr prescribed hydrocodone 10-325 qty 40, this is suppose to last me 5 days..he's breaking some of my foot, i just hope he gives me more, and hopefully something stronger, do you think I'll get more?

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 02-12-2013, 12:19 AM   #2
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 24
Eeoj HB UserEeoj HB User
Re: Foot surgery post op pain medications

Since it is a controlled substance, md's can only prescribe a certain amount. I went through 32 of my 40 in the first 3 days and got a new prescription on day 4. Thankfully the first 3 days are the worst and I haven't needed anything since, Tylenol is working well for me. Keep your foot up as much as you possibly can, decreased swelling means decreased pain. Good luck!

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 02-12-2013, 04:59 AM   #3
Facilitator
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 15,558
Titchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB User
Re: Foot surgery post op pain medications

They gave me 60 for my foot surgery 2 years ago. I have 28 left. So, I think you'll be fine...and you can always ask for a second one.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply Reply




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:54 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!