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  1. Opana ER New Pain Med?
    ... ffectiveness of this medication is as follows: Hydrocodone ( Vicodin , Lortab) is to Oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet) as...

  2. Question on med brands
    ... difference between brands. The same situation with Vicodin too. There's on pill thats hard and shiny that doesn...

  3. Do all pain meds cause increased body temp?
    ... I am currently taking Vicodin for severe back pain, and it makes me much warmer...

  4. too many pills
    ... been taking vicodin now for over 4 years and i'd like to try to quit and...
    ... since my last fusion this past nov. I do also take ES vicodin usually 3 times a day, flexiril 3 x a day, and pamalor ... all. I do hope you find something, I have been on vicodin for about 4 yrs also, the neurontin has helped me ... decrease the vicodin significantly, I hope it can work for you as well...

  5. Oxycontin Questions Please help
    ... taking 20 to 40 mg a day along with oxicodene and vicodin . For about 2 years. Tim...

  6. is naproxin a blood thinner?
    ... really need something for breakthrough. Tylonel or vicodin don't work nearly as well as the ibu. Is naproxin...
    ... really need something for breakthrough. Tylonel or vicodin don't work nearly as well as the ibu. Is naproxin...

  7. Help Why Was My Vicoprphen Not In Urin?
    ... bottle,it may not contain even the slightest hint of vicodin at all(and maybe just ibuprofen which would explain...

  8. Seeing PM&R doc, hope to get off demerol.
    ... causes a sense of "euphoria" IN ME is hydrocodone ( Vicodin , Norco). It cures the pain, gives me energy, and so...
    ... causes a sense of "euphoria" IN ME is hydrocodone ( Vicodin , Norco). It cures the pain, gives me energy, and so ... town and in a lot of pain. I don't remember how many vicodin I took, maybe a dozen in a day? Maybe more. It did...

  9. update: I saw my neuro and EMG many ?'s
    ... all if it doesn't then I go back. he has me on 7.5 vicodin now w/ flex as a muscle relaxer for bedtime. Now...

  10. blood work for liver while taking vicoden
    ... then 8 in a 24 hour period but I am worried if these vicodin do damage to the liver taken as directed Here...

  11. dr not helping questons
    ... get this through to my PM that my tolerance to the vicodin has once again increased to the point where I felt...

  12. RX contracts and med ????'s
    ... had two maybe three prescriptions for it - then to vicodin . After this past surgery (fusion) I'm back on...
    ... my meds thank goodness. But I am on very low dose Vicodin at the moment anyway and Percoset is too strong a...

  13. vicodin taper
    ... should give you a protocol to follow to get of the vicodin with minimal withdrawal....

  14. Very Rough Day!! Pain holding at 8.5
    ... and I guess in a way, I am too. Yes, I can take vicodin , but my primary docs office perscribed a very small ... The doctor who saw me prescribed 10 of the 5mg. vicodin s for break through pain. I used them sparingly and...
    ... because they crumble. She has me on very low dose of Vicodin as well. 5/500 mgs. She wants me to use them sparingly ... willing to do that too. I really don't want to take the Vicodin , but when the pain isn't relieved by all of my other ... After an hour it had the pain down to a 6, so I took 1 vicodin which has me at a 4 now and that is deffinately a ... function normally. The scrip says I can take 2 of the vicodin , but I figure if 1 works, then that's all I will take...

  15. I Have A Question About Pain Cont.
    ... any other medical emergency. My dentist has given my vicodin after an extraction and tmy clinic has no problem...

  16. Avinza: should I or shouldn't I
    ... vicoden the last 5yrs. I hate the ups and downs of vicodin . I take 8-7.5/325 a day. I am going to the diamond...
    ... opiates, It would be much eaasier to taper down the Vicodin fairly quickly rather than trying to taper off Long ... may give you enough time to significanlt reduce your Vicodin use where 3 weeks is enough time to start to develop...

  17. Hello, I'm new here!
    ... seeing a new gyn who started me on Toradol, then added Vicodin ES, then bumped me up to Percocet. The Percocet worked...

  18. Morphine pump or Electronic pain relief?

  19. How Do I Go About Finding A New PM
    ... I have clearly stated that my tolerance to the vicodin has built up and despite increasing the topamax my...

  20. What to expect from PM doctor
    ... start on minmal medications such as Ultram or even Vicodin . An opiod tolerance must be built up over time before...

  21. Husband having MRI and does not want referral to pain management
    ... alone in practie that wouldn't give your husband a Vicodin on his owrst day. I've been in PM longer than...

  22. New PM Doctor- He scares me!!
    ... Skelaxin for the back muscle spasms and a small amount of Vicodin for pain when I really need it until I can get an...
    ... that! ;) Kathy- The pm doctor did ask me if the vicodin worked and I told him it worked in conjuction with ... the Lidoderm, but did not point blank ask for the vicodin for fear he would think I was just looking for pills...

  23. 2nd pm appt. tomorrow..
    ... the only medications I've not had problems with are vicodin & percoset (sp?). I don't want to go in there requesting...

  24. After Hours - Can you call your Pain Doctor?
    ... ironically practiced at that hospital) they gave me 1 Vicodin and told me to go home because what I had at home...

  25. Fentanyl and Methadone together?
    ... usual. Examples of immediate release meds would be Vicodin , Percocet, Oxycodone (like the Roxicodone I use) and...

  26. Driving on Medication
    ... wouldn't want my daughters bus driver even taking vicodin , for any reason. I thought it was ironic the social...

  27. Avinza - Is it a 24 hour or 12 hour pain relief?
    ... call my Dr. backup to ask for his advice. I have vicodin , maybe some percocet....I took 100mg of demerol and...

  28. Please Help-kind Of Urgent
    ... I swim, I work 8 hr days, and take an occasional vicodin if I push myself too hard. This thing is a miracle...

  29. Having Problems with Avinza
    ... in bed...or my lazy-boy. I have tried oxycontin, vicodin , avinza, demerol, and fentanyl. The fentanyl makes...
    ... the other meds because they did not work for me. Vicodin is like candy. Oxycontin did not "relieve" the pain...

  30. Difference between nerve pain and other types of pain?
    ... deep achy kind of feeling. Pain killers such as vicodin do not make the neuropathy pain levels better, so...

  31. Zanaflex?
    ... flexeril works MUCH better in concert with percocet or vicodin , something like that. I would NOT be shy about calling...
    ... need to wait until the injection date. I have some Vicodin that the orthopedic doctor gave me, but I've only...

  32. Injections
    ... afterward, he (my ortho surgeon) did prescribe like 10 vicodin 5/500 mgs just in case I needed them for the first...

  33. Nervous about Dr appt
    ... drug didn't help. I have built the up tolerance to vicodin 3 times now (and oxycodone makes me not sleep at all ... to boot and can continually hit tolerance with the vicodin . Sometimes I have waited months before actually getting ... the courage to tell the PM that the vicodin was no longer working and the only reason I finally...
    ... I was building tolerance up to my current dose of vicodin (which was increased just 2 months ago and I had previously ... new prescription for the same strength and amount of vicodin for another month when I went for the discogram. ... doing I told him that I felt that my tolerance to the vicodin was building up again, just as it had the first time ... position. I then proceeded to tell him that I knew the vicodin wasn’t working as well for several weeks back and ... appointment he would change me to norco – another vicodin with less Tylenol so I can take more and in the meantime ... hoping he will follow through on the increase in the vicodin because out of everything it works better than anything ... know percocet is out for me and it is stronger than vicodin – tramadol did the same thing to me in regards to...
    ... just started seeing this PM doc, and I have been on vicodin off and on for over a year, and I really think I am...
    ... As far as your pm doctor thinking you've been on vicodin for just a short while during your being his patient ... that your body may have built up a tolerance to the vicodin since this is something to be expected with long term...

  34. Surgery & Pain Managment
    ... one time tried to send me home with a scrip for 10 vicodin after I had been on demerol for 8 days in the hospital...

  35. MS and Very Bad Pain
    ... currently relieved by gabapentin,lorazepam,baclofen and vicodin . My neurologist appt is next week and he will be starting...
    ... meds with short acting meds for breakthough pain. Vicodin is on the lower end of the pain med scale, and besides...
    ... down to a tolerable level.a long acting med Vs the vicodin you are currently taking would be a much better option ... ,like was stated already, vicodin is pretty low on the list of narcotics to treat your...
    ... the chronic spasticity and oxycotin for the pain and vicodin for the break through. At the present time I do...

  36. Question about hydrocodone...
    ... my Norco from 5/325 to 10/325. I have been taking vicodin for over a year, but recently I have been noticing...

  37. What pain killer cocktail do you take?
    ... help much but my pain was worsening when I took this Vicodin - was just recently taking. Helped a little bit with...
    ... eligiously, combined with 800mg Ibuprofen. I'll throw in a vicodin as-needed, but rarely, these days....
    ... eligiously, combined with 800mg Ibuprofen. I'll throw in a vicodin as-needed, but rarely, these days. Wood, I have...

  38. Introduction & Question
    ... doctos always gave me the short/fast acting stuff like Vicodin . I did some research on Avinza and the first thing...
    ... avinza is probably pretty darn close to taking a 5 mg Vicodin every 4 hours. Hopefully the doc will have more...

  39. Switching to long lasting pain medicine
    ... like the doctor on the T.V. show House, always taking vicodin . I explained how what I was doing was different than...

  40. Working Full Time and in Pain the Whole Time
    ... type of pain meds, and I think my body is so used the Vicodin that when I hurt real bad I can take one and still...

  41. An ER Story
    ... I hurt my toe and listed the meds I take, topamax, vicodin and mentioned that I just finished a round of toradol ... topamax I said migraines and chronic pain and for the vicodin I said chronic back pain. Pretty simple. When ... thing he asked me was (of course) what do you take the vicodin for? Now I know everything was listed in the chart ... he never asked me about the other meds - just the vicodin . I told him I suffered from chronic pain and it was ... around 1:30am) he asked me if I had taken any of my vicodin for the pain. I hadn't, so I said no. He just looked ... understand that at all. You are telling me that you have vicodin and that your toe hurts and that you had trouble sleeping ... becuase of it, yet you didn't take any of your vicodin , that just doesn't make sense." I was thrown off ... know that and that maybe just because I said I took vicodin for chronic pain, maybe he didn't understand what ... his question and concern of why I didn't take any vicodin and he very nicely said 'yea sure' - he really seemed ... clinic and that I was allotted a certain amount of vicodin a day and that I could not exceed it becuase of the ... contract and prescription says that I will take the vicodin for my back pain. I then explained that it is of ... in a Pain Management clinic, he thought I just had vicodin available from my GP. He then wrote my prescription ... said I should call my PM to ask if I could take the vicodin for the toe problem and I said yes but only to make ... had no intentions of calling my PM to ask to take my vicodin for my toe - my fear is that it makes me look like ... couple weeks max. Also I will still be taking the vicodin for the back pain and in theory that will help, the...

  42. Question on Oxycodone?
    ... works better. But I have both and usually take a Vicodin unless the pain is very bad then I take the Percocet...

  43. How hard is it to wean from Oxycontin...
    ... effects of using pain killers for 2 years (started with vicodin ). I don't think Excedrin will ever work for me lol...

  44. coming of meds...scared....
    ... it was for individuals who were on lower levels of vicodin and percocet. I would definately question your doctor...

  45. Topomax & Slurred Speech
    ... again I am becoming tolerate to the daily allotment of vicodin I take. Yes, I still say you a going up fast, but...

  46. Need Help understanding my Discogram
    ... find a PM who will treat me and I take topamax and vicodin for pain - both help but I wish I didn't have to take...

  47. What do the numbers mean on pills?
    ... brand with 325 of apap in all their strengths or get Vicodin ES which has 7.5/750, Anexia has 7.5/600 and there...

  48. vicodin side effects?
    ... effects of opiate meds, but usually go away with time. Vicodin comes in 5, 7.5, and 10 mg with a different number ... of mg's of tylenol in each. Vicodin is not a controlled release drug, so if you do experience ... more drowsiness, but can work wonders as well. Vicodin (Hydrocodone) is one of the first line drugs for pain...

  49. I can't find anything to stop the pain!
    ... pain. Post op they generally use Ultram, Darvocet, Vicodin , Percocet and sometimes Oxycontin, the usual meds...
    ... a year ago I tried to tough it out with just using vicodin because my doc wouldn't prescribe anything strongere...
    ... so April 16th) and have a very high tolerance for vicodin so with me working so early, it has been bothering...

  50. New to board - looking for any suggestions please - Thanks!!
    ... rule out lupus etc, but no xrays, mri's). Gave me vicodin , valium. I went on like this for 4 years. Finally ... got fed up with pain rollercoaster. Vicodin didn't seem to be cutting it. Also, after doing more...
    ... term, it depends. Obviously certain meds (Percocet, Vicodin ) have Tylenol in them and long term use of Tylenol...
    ... truck. Or, Aunt Ginny had a little problem with the vicodin that she got first from the dentist. Or the newspaper...

  51. pain meds vs TENS unit
    ... because I do go thru so much of it. When I need a Vicodin I have to cut them in half--couple hours later I try...

  52. What is a Pain Management Doctor?
    ... licence on the line. A patient that need a half a vicodin a day doesn't need to go o a PM clinic and learn 4...

  53. Post op pain care
    ... week I was there. When I was at the rehab I was on 2 vicodin every 3 hours and was sent home with.. get ready it...

  54. Vicodin and Back Pain.....advice needed
    ... trouble sleeping etc. You are on a very low dose of vicodin right now, so you may not have a problem if you just ... for the amount of tylenol your taking because the vicodin has tylenol in it, but, at 1/2 or 1 pill a day you...
    ... taking these meds without a taper. However, a half of Vicodin probably wouldn't even do much for WD's anyway. ...
    ... My last bottle of Vicodin was given to me on 5/9/06 with 20 pills in it, i called ... made it very clear to him when i was there that the Vicodin was like a miracle pill for me, that only half the...
    ... comment that this would be your last refill of the vicodin . The condition that you suffer from is a life long ... not, "addicted". From what you've said, the 1/2 or 1 vicodin every night has been a miracle pill for you, so that ... help you, find someone else who will. The amount of vicodin your taking is a small dose and it's very reasonable...
    ... other procedures than you'd like to continue on the vicodin since it is working well for you. I know how intimidating ... yourself that you deserve pain relief and taking 1 vicodin every night is certainly a reasonable method for treating...

  55. Bad experience at the ER the other night
    ... this time I got some guy with an ego who gave me 1 vicodin , yes VICODIN and told me to go home and take my own...
    ... you went through Kissa. The doctor hands you one vicodin and tells you to go home. :) That's even worse than...

  56. Pain med question
    ... pain killers the dr has given me. I have oxycotin, vicodin , flexeril and a few others, but I end up feeling so...
    ... pain killers the dr has given me. I have oxycotin, vicodin , flexeril and a few others, but I end up feeling so...

  57. New here/ Pump ???
    ... morphine together. I do get a bump up at night along with vicodin for breakthru pain. Since they did that I only get...

  58. Confused and at my wit's end....
    ... suggested it. He just gives me either percoset or vicodin for break through but on a schedule and the oxycontin...

  59. Most Effective way to take meds
    ... medicine into your system quicker. Most meds like Vicodin , Percocet, etc, can be broken crushed and taken that ... swallowing pills, as long as they are regular pills ( Vicodin , Etc) you can break it or crush it and put it in some...

  60. Can you fire your pain man. doc??
    ... and found out what the problem was. My GP had me on Vicodin 5/500 and Soma, these 2 meds worked wonders for me ... around.......she switched me over to a another kind of Vicodin , Xodol 10/300 and took me off the Soma, I have been...

  61. Is prescribing 3 different pain meds common practice?
    ... currently have in my cubbard: flexeril, ultram, oxycotin, vicodin , elavil, wellbutrin, celebrex, motrin, topamax, nexium...
    ... s no diffeent than some people getting relief from vicodin or some getting relief from low dose LA meds where...

  62. New to board but not Chronic pain
    ... does work well though for someone who's only using Vicodin or perhaps percocet alone so it does have some value...

  63. Hydromorophone and OxyCotin question
    ... for. For instance, the metabolite of hydrocodone ( Vicodin ) is Hydromorphone (Dilaudid). The metabolite of Marijuana...
    ... Oxycodone 1 Day Early In Being In Pain I Had Taken A Vicodin I Had From A Previous Toothe Problem But Thats It...
    ... anything not prescribed to me unlike you, who took the vicodin . Mostly because compared to what I am taking (30 ... mg/day of diladid, and 300mg/day of MS Cotin) vicodin wouldnt do jack for me, my as well take asprin. Make ... him when I got my new script that I had to take a vicodin I had from a previous prescription because of "x"...
    ... for my oxy(2 pills). I got a call today that I had vicodin in my system. I said 100% not possible. I did not...
    ... called the doctor and told him that i was getting vicodin for my daughter. i wasnt even sure at the time what...

  64. Still going through the ringer at new PM Clinic
    ... t remeber feeling ill. My surgeon would call in 30 Vicodin a week and that just kept me from eating a bullet...

  65. new med,have a question
    ... might be wrong because you said that the switch from vicodin dosing caused you a headache - but if you have daily...

  66. im really pissed
    ... as well, but opiates are probably one of the top. Vicodin (Hydrocodone) is the most abused. The funny thing...

  67. Help w/what is considered high/low dose of pain meds
    ... MEDIUM DOSAGE HIGH DOSAGE TOO HIGH DOSAGE of Vicodin for someone to take who easily and quickly develops...
    ... chronic pain. as far as high and low dasages of the vicodin you are taking,well that would depend on just what...
    ... for the same thing, I didn't want to give up on the Vicodin because it really worked. I asked the same questions ... kill the liver. They do make a 350/7.5 version of vicodin , I am currently on the 750/7.5, which is Vicodin ES ... Methadone, 100mgs a day, Neurontin 3600mgs. a day and the Vicodin for breakthru pain. As I said, Vicodin does nothing...

  68. Can't find a med that works! Help!
    ... A while back in December i wanted to stop taking Vicodin because i thought my pain was better so i went to ... med was out of my system, so he put me back on the Vicodin , then it wasn't working so he switched me to Lortab ... bit and then i felt better so we switched back to Vicodin and we went back and forth for a little while and...
    ... With any opiate type med like Hydrocodone (Lortab, Vicodin ), you will build up tolerance and then require more...
    ... yesterday and I asked if i could switch maybe to the Vicodin HP and he said that if i did that then my body will ... dependent i think it would be better to take maybe 1 vicodin hp 3 times a day or something like that, but he didn...

  69. early prescriptions
    ... FYI- I take Vicodin and was going out on business for a week last month...

  70. Bad news
    ... last time I went after a car accident they gave me 1 vicodin , can you believe it? They said I had stronger meds...

  71. i need help with meds question!!
    ... recomend the med they take when someone says their Vicodin no longer works, but without knowing anything about ... your condition or prognoss, the fact Vicodin /Norco doesn't last 8 hours doesn't mean everyone needs...
    ... with a lower dose, lower type drug first. Lortab, Vicodin , usually being a first run drug, the can give and...

  72. what to do?
    ... This is one of the reasons they switched me from Vicodin to Methadone. EVERY time I took the vic's I got sick...

  73. Difficulty Urinating?
    ... I don't remeber any problems in the old days when Vicodin relieved my back pain. Good luck, Dave...

  74. Starting injections, very very scared!
    ... Also, does Xodol 10/300 help anyone? I was taking Vicodin 5/500 from my GP, it helped a little, but this med...

  75. Methadone questions.
    ... your taking several hundred mgs of morphine, then 1 vicodin would just be a drop in the bucket and not cause an...