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  1. Why no LA hydrocodone?
    ... Vicodin is one of the few narcotic meds I can barely tolerate...
    ... Palladone) is a different med then Hydrocodone (known as Vicodin , Lortab, and Norco among others). The op asked ... commercially available hydrocodone products such as vicodin , vicoprofen, norco, etc. (which do contain the other ... drugs and basically make a whole lot more money. ( Vicodin is the #1 selling prescription drug on the market...

  2. Morphine ER from Fentanyl
    ... gone to. The first one was perscribing me Ultram and Vicodin ES (15MG), which did absolutely nothing for me and ... again the day my doctor perscribed the ultram and vicodin and refused to try me on any other medicines. So the...

  3. The Pain Med Shuffle
    ... for me since im only 20 years old and switched me to vicodin . I had an allergic reaction to it (i think) and broke ... purple/red rash and joint pain. They assumed it was the vicodin and took me off. I had only been on it 8 days and...

  4. pain medication
    ... works. Believe me I've tried everything-oxycontin, vicodin , lorcet, celebrex, 800 Ibeuprofen, and ultram. You...
    ... others), instead of a tylenol-laden combo prep (like Vicodin , Percocet). Watch out for your liver. I would not...

  5. I need advice no a new med.
    ... then dilaudid. After surgery i was on oxycodone, then vicodin . But developed a rash and joint pain so i now know ... im allergic to vicodin . They changed me to darvocet which ive only been on...
    ... oxy, percocet or oxycontins, If you are allergic to vicodin then you probably cannot take any hydros, vidodin...

  6. pain managment doctor
    ... percocets a day for a almost a year and before that vicodin norco and so on what a help the post ware i read the...

  7. Patch is for pain, but too much weight loss
    ... cure alls, she may still neeed oral pain meds like vicodin or percocet or somethig weaker like darvecet. But...

  8. Need Advice switching schedules
    ... why is methadone out of the question? I was on vicodin for about 5 years to treat my chronic pain. For the...

  9. What to do when Breakthru's not enough?
    ... had a tooth extracted last year and he prescribed Vicodin and I called my clinic and informed them. I also pointed ... out to the pharmacist when filling the script for Vicodin . Contracts should be for the benefit of both the...
    ... on the day of the procedure for 12, count 'em, 12 vicodin . I suspect he was scared off by the list of medications...
    ... So I guess now I know!! I turned-down a script for Vicodin that the dentist offered me, because I thought I couldn...

  10. A few questions about liver damage
    ... Endometriosis and PID which the doc gave me 5/500 Vicodin 2 pills every 4 hours as well as 800 mgs of motrin...

  11. Surgery Pointless - Questions about Ultram
    ... possibilities or even get a second opinion. I was taking vicodin or oxycodone for my pain over the past 5 years. Recently...

  12. Any other muscle relaxers out there??
    ... extra buzz or more intense high from Soma and, say, Vicodin . I was watching a show on HBO called Methadonia and...

  13. So frustrated with PM
    ... would need a pain med. They were asking me about vicodin , norco, etc. I said no that I have tried all of...

  14. I'm now a sparkie YEAH!!
    ... Morphin self admim pump the 1st 18 hrs then went to Vicodin (yep- just plain old Vicodin!!) He said we'd try ... I never really did! :D I was amazed! Because Vicodin was LONG ago in my med history, but it worked well ... long as the pain stays away. I've stopped the Vicodin , so now i'm back to just my regular meds. I meet...

  15. Second Surgery and Pain meds that work
    ... and so this is a bit strange. I tried Davocet and Vicodin few years back and vomitted those almost immediately...
    ... Hydrocodone is easier on your tummy, Hydrocodone or Vicodin /lortab come in several strengths. 2.5mg, 5mg, 7.5 ... notorious for stomach pain. Perhaps the 2.5mg Vicodin would be the better choice, it's really almost a childs...

  16. Percaset vs. vicodin
    ... Hey Waiting: Percocet is stronger than Vicodin by quite a bit. Perc is Oxycodone and a Schedule ... prescribed with a written prescription and no refills. Vicodin is Hydrocodone and a Schedule III and can be called...
    ... with that and you can always ask him to phone in the vicodin for refills if it's a long way back to pick up the...
    ... for me it made me sleepier than the vicodin (hydro). as far as pain control, at first its probably...

  17. young male with disk issues= angry at medical field
    ... prescribed Darvocet. Another year before I was prescribed Vicodin . And finally, after I had to drop out of school for...

  18. Possible Sciatica, suggestions on treatment
    ... subcide and the docs will probably give you percs or vicodin to help with the pain, if they dont offer ask and...

  19. Codeine vs Hydrocodone!
    ... Hello! Has anyone ever used the Vicodin alternative of 30mg codeine with Tylenol. It is a...

  20. Update I finally quit
    ... times a week when neccessary, my doc lets me keep Vicodin but I never take it, and I also use the the Lidoderm...

  21. A Rough Patch – Your Advice Please
    ... other meds they prescribe. The Tylenol in Percocet and Vicodin is far more toxic and harmful than the opiate ingredients...

  22. Enhancement Drug Question?
    ... an average opiate and gave me more of a buzz than Vicodin or Percocet. The nice thing for people on Ultram is...

  23. went to elbow doc today
    ... are stronger than hydrocodone? Anyone? Hydro is vicodin right? And I know my pharmacist told me that percocet ... was stronger than vicodin . So if you said that the percs are not working that...

  24. Back on Methadone for pain
    ... works with this particular drug. I know my use of vicodin and oxycodone went up drastically over the 5 years...

  25. Pain med inneffective what should I do?
    ... a 30 day supply change whether your talking about Vicodin or about morphine “the heavy duty drugs” So compliance ... That doesn't mean it's OK to fill Soma or Klonopin or Vicodin any sooner than 30 days because they have less potential ... or a lesser degree of scheduling and control.. Vicodin is a class 111 and the most widely abused prescription...

  26. 20 years old and dependant on painkillers.
    ... relaxants, and finally painkillers. First low dose vicodin , then morphine, then dilaudid, and now oxy-codone...

  27. Codeine won't touch the pain, but afraid to get stronger meds...what should I do??
    ... any more T-3 and doc# 2 gives Ultram and doc#3 uses vicodin and doc# 4 uses Norco and doc# 5 uses percocet,every...
    ... ever made. Then finally gave in to a small dose of vicodin , and when that didnt work any longer they moved me...

  28. What is soma?
    ... example, you don't have to take a muscle relaxer and a vicodin , or whatever else, because it's all in one. I mainly...

  29. Prescription drugs and DUI?
    ... drunk and spaced his beer out. I asked him how many vicodin he had taken and he told me 5. (they were 7.5/500...
    ... drunk and spaced his beer out. I asked him how many vicodin he had taken and he told me 5. (they were 7.5/500 ... Cool I just learned something new . . . I thought Vicodin was only 5mg . . . I just read that it can actually ... be an ES & HP also!: Vicodin : 500mg acetaminophen / 5mg hydrocodone Vicodin ES ... : 750mg acetaminophen / 7.5mg hydrocodone Vicodin HP: 10mg hydrocodone / 660mg acetaminophen I never...
    ... to get your attorney going on your case. Drewtn: Vicodin (or Hydrocodone) comes in various doses. Probably...
    ... to get your attorney going on your case. Drewtn: Vicodin (or Hydrocodone) comes in various doses. Probably...
    ... drunk and spaced his beer out. I asked him how many vicodin he had taken and he told me 5. (they were 7.5/500...

  30. I think I goofed mixing meds- help?
    ... like Aleve, Motrin... or pain meds like Ultram and Vicodin . The patch gives me a headache. Does that wear...

  31. Dave, my post on hardware....
    ... crap and the drug dependence mess on the whopping 30 vicodin he prescribed per week. Then hardware started squeaking...

  32. Tramadol
    ... Part of me is thinking of just going back on the vicodin . I really didn't have any problems running out early...
    ... worth checking into. It's a step above Hydrocodone ( Vicodin )....

  33. pain dr. question
    ... about 3. I have an O.D. and an arthritis dr. I was on vicodin til just a few days ago, a couple of months ago it ... percocet. I am worried that no longer than I was on vicodin , especially at the 7.5/750 that maybe the percocet...

  34. Opiates denied to young CP patients. IRK!
    ... joint injection in L1-L5 and she gave me a scrip for vicodin . A few months later the vicodin wasn't working anymore...

  35. Safe Keeping Of Medication
    ... I have vicodin , duagesic patches, darvocet and also the doctors put ... 00 for each pill. That is so sad. Kids also take vicodin and other pain meds and cruch them, so that they can...
    ... I have vicodin , duagesic patches, darvocet and also the doctors put ... 00 for each pill. That is so sad. Kids also take vicodin and other pain meds and cruch them, so that they can...

  36. Breakthru pain, help please... ;-(......
    ... HUGE factor. Any way, my DOC changed my BT meds from Vicodin to morphine IR. If you are taking BT daily, I would...

  37. Stim Trial Nerves & General Bad Day
    ... on me. This is what I remember MS contin15mg 6X, Vicodin 7.5/750 4X, Valium 5mg 4X, Fiorinal w/codeine (for ... adhesive and fentynal. Now I am on MS contin 15mg 2-3X, Vicodin 7.5/750 4X, Norco 10/325 1X (for normal days) add...

  38. Chronic Pain im 19, need help.
    ... well for me. So for years I just took more and more vicodin . My doctor recently switched me to methadone which ... the pain. Although it did help when I went off the vicodin that I was on the methadone and suffered now withdrawel...

  39. avinza?
    ... gastric upset when taking hydrocodone, oxycontin and vicodin . When do you take the Avinza? Do you lie down right...

  40. Dr doesn't want to prescribe pain meds
    ... mean you need to suffer. Even if he gave yo ultram or vicodin , percocet would likely manage your post op pain. ...
    ... years... I can see this doc giving you a script of 15 vicodin after your surgery and saying "good luck" which wouldn...
    ... the hospital sent me home with #30 regular-strength vicodin . UNBELIEVABLE! I was taking more than (the equiv ... . of) 30 vicodin a day because I'd been living in agony for 2 years...
    ... notice much help with the Indocin but do have some vicodin left from prior. Today I had some time to kill...

  41. question on methadone for pain
    ... first it was oxycontin, then I requested a switch to vicodin because the oxy's made me get headaches when the time ... release would happen. I have been on vicodin for the pain for years now. The dose had gradually...
    ... was possible that he started at 3 because of all the vicodin I had been taking to kind of wean me down a little...
    ... low dose. Especially when you were taking a lot of Vicodin . Can you give me some numbers as far as dosages,...
    ... apparent that 30 mg of Meth held you ok, coming off the Vicodin , but what will happen when you decrease the Methadone...
    ... dose by 66% is a big drop. The big fluctations in vicodin use is understandble, but the goal of pain management ... the meth. Be careful driving, meth is nothing like Vicodin . Good luck, Dave...
    ... recommended methadone but I wanted to stay on the vicodin which he agreed to but still wrote to her saying I ... to make the switch after 8 months and more and more vicodin , she just freaked. She is obviously really uncomfortable...

  42. Marcia, Good Luck
    ... more about taking it if they are on something like vicodin or other SA meds that contain tylenol and are having...

  43. Shoreline I decided
    ... they can start increasing my pump. I am taking three vicodin for break thru pain. I just will work with pain management...

  44. Any difference between the two hydrocodones?
    ... Is there a difference between 10/500mg vicodin or 5/500mg vicodin? I was on norcos (10mg) to regular...
    ... director said. It really doesn't make sense that a 5/500 vicodin would make you sleep and a half a 10 mg Vicodin would...

  45. Pain Management Doc being pushy about Morphine Pump, or Stimulator!!!!
    ... on Methadone for a year and half.... I have tried Vicodin , He mentioned the duragesic patch, but I had been...

  46. Has anyone had a prob with mallinckrodt oxy?
    ... faster to SA meds just like you becam tolerant to 5mg Vicodin , then 7.5, then 10mg, then 5mg percocet , then 10...

  47. Subutex question for Dave!
    ... couldn't somehow sting me in a UA, I would take a vicodin left over from some inury. I wouldn't suffer if I ... but I'm no saint. ;) IF you said you had some old Vicodin laying around, I would say use it to get through the...

  48. Come to my Rescue, Super Dave
    ... updates were funny and inspiring, although I am on vicodin so take that for what it's worth. Since I've been...

  49. Help!!! My Vicodin Won't Work!!
    ... right now. It didn't start out that way for me. The vicodin seemed to work fine and it didn't make me too dizzy...
    ... you been taking that strength, etc. They make 5 mg Vicodin , 7.5 and 10 mg. If 5mg dosn't work, the 10 mg pills ... trial and error, If you have alot of muscle spasm, vicodin won't do a thing for spasm. If your pain is nerve ... require higher doses. There is more to it than today Vicodin no longer works if yesterday it did. Did you have ... easily verified if you were given something other than vicodin . I you have been taking vicodin for any length ... you have an infection and don't treat the infection, vicodin will only mask things so long before an infection ... mgs of Ibuprofen with each dose, you can mix Ibu and Vicodin over the weekend untill you can see a doc. If it's ... being, if the doc feels you can't be compliant with vicodin and work through the normal process of finding the ... without consulting the doc. Remeber the tylenol in vicodin has dose limts or causes liver damage and your ears ... wreck your liver in with alcohol and the tylenol in vicodin or you could kill yourself if you drink too much on...

  50. how many ppl work while on pain controal meds?
    ... slipped discs) are bothering me I take a low dose of Vicodin and yes, I can work while on it, but I only take one...

  51. Help with pain meds
    ... herniated disks, etc etc. I've been taking Norco or Vicodin for years. My doc and I are trying different things...

  52. Have your pains meds ever brought on a migraine?
    ... Two years ago I was prescribed Vicodin for a slipped disc and also Shingles. Since then ... late afternoon. I got a refill here recently of Vicodin and twice now in the past couple of weeks I have woke ... vomited all day. Both times I got sick I had taken one vicodin the evening before. Could I have gotten a bad batch ... but I'm going to be so paranoid if I have to take a Vicodin again. :)...
    ... I'm not sure about the Vicodin (never had it), but I definately have gotten splitting...
    ... reactions like getting sick that's why I was happy when Vicodin "worked" for me. :)...
    ... That's interesting Charlie but after taking vicodin on and off for almost 2 years, wouldn't I have gotten...

  53. IV lidocain
    ... Just like opiates. You wouldn't give up on opiates if Vicodin didn't manage your pain,so you would move on to the...

  54. Which is stronger???
    ... Tylenol #3 or Vicodin 5 (the regular one, not the ES)?? I am weining off ... pain meds and my doctor wants me to take the Vicodin 5's for the last couple weeks, I had always thought...
    ... 300mg of Tylenol. Codeine is weaker than Hydrocodone ( Vicodin ). What pain meds are you weaning down from?...
    ... year, I have gotten off of that completely and am on Vicodin 5/500, I have enough through Thursday and after that...

  55. Problems with Insurance and Meds
    ... surgery in 1993, when I was 23, where the 5-10mg of Vicodin I had pre and post op didnt cut it. I didnt understand...

  56. Which med is stronger
    ... empty bottle with me but he has given me norco and vicodin which is all tylenol w/ codine right i was looking ... see what it said and one of the ones he gave me was vicodin 7.75 - 750 but the norco i think was the name was...
    ... DeAnn: Both Norco and Vicodin have Hydrocodone, which is a fairly strong (for moderate...

  57. Radio Frequency Lesioning NIGHTMARE!!
    ... here own accord to call him and he authorized 2-5mg Vicodin . That’s it. She was hoping to put something into ... nothing before, during and after?". I said "Exactly!" Vicodin would have done me little good considering I take...
    ... you I was offered post procedure medication. 10mg of Vicodin . Crazy since I take 160mg of Oxycontin a day and up ... 80mg of Norco a day for breakthu. What good would the Vicodin he offered do me. Its was the last item of proof that...

  58. Kadian?
    ... you have to use something proportianally strong. A vicodin would have been like a tic tac and only created a...

  59. Difference between Hydrocodone and Codeine phosphate?
    ... occurring. Hydrocodone is stronger than Codeine. Vicodin is just a brand name for a hydrocodone product with ... all contain Hydrocodone. So what you have is not Vicodin (Hydrocodone). Hope this helps. Take care....
    ... few take that to excess (a 20 week taper off of 3 vicodin a day! eepss!) It really isn't like that, but it isn...

  60. PLEASE no one get offended- ? about vic./oxy.
    ... my real question: Is what I take the same thing as Vicodin ? Now for the part I have to CAREFULLY word lol: I ... 've only ever heard of Vicodin and the horror stories of addicts in the States. I...
    ... Oxycodone can be just as addictive as Hydrocodone ( Vicodin , Lortab) and vise versa if taken incorrectly or abused ... tolerance. Oxycodone is stronger than Hydrocodone ( Vicodin ). Hopefully this answers your question. I'm not...
    ... saying is that I'm taking something as addictive as vicodin , and stronger than morphine???? I'm surprised- even...

  61. What would you do??
    ... happened. I called my doc when I got home and got vicodin to hold off withdrawls. Well, they only gave me enough...

  62. Pain level at 3[1rst time in a long time!]how long will this last?
    ... no ceiling, unless it is combined with Tylenol like Vicodin . If it is just Oxycodone, or Morphine, it all depends...

  63. Vicodin Side Effects
    ... to pain meds and I'm nervous about switching. The Vicodin doesn't seem to upset my stomach or make me as dizzy ... experience the hearing problem is when I take the Vicodin . I'm seeing my pain doc next Friday and I will ask...
    ... for you. Are you taking tylenol in addition to your Vicodin ? If so, this adds to the amount of tylenol in your ... system and if you are taking alot of Vicodin then it isn't good for you. I think the maximum dose ... your liver and kidneys. I don't know the strength of Vicodin that you are on there are 5/500, 7.5/750 or 10/660...
    ... the past. These flushes are defintiely from the Vicodin . When I stop taking the pain meds the flushing goes...

  64. Is it time to see a PM doc?
    ... and pull out past meds. I usually take Flexeril, Vicodin , and Celebrex until things settle down, but I am ever...

  65. Questions on Duragesic patch
    ... on many different types of medications. (Oxycontin, Vicodin , Long acting Morphine, etc...) I have issues on the...

  66. Palladone
    ... understand that it is very expensive. My dr. also gave me Vicodin ES for breakthrough. It is a good thing because my ... until Tuesday. In the meantime I am taking only the Vicodin . My Doc says we may have to adjust the strength of...
    ... order it. My doctor had also given me a script for Vicodin ES for breakthrough which curiously he had never done ... waiting. Thank goodness that my doctor also gave me Vicodin or I would be in big trouble right now. My pain is...

  67. I got my post op meds recommendation...
    ... doctor that was the one who said he gives only 10 Vicodin to his patients after he performs a procedure :)...

  68. RE: LA meds and BT pain meds???
    ... able to create a proportional diference. If a 5mg vicodin is only 1/20 or 5% of your daily consumption I doubt...
    ... if you need BT meds every 4 hours . If you need 2 vicodin at the end of each dose to make it last twelve hours...

  69. Post surgery meds??
    ... same question... before I was a pain mgmt patient, Vicodin or Percocet would be fine but I don't think it would ... short term pain....he once told me he prescribes 10 Vicodin for the surgeries he performs (!!) so I'm afraid his...

  70. Dizziness from and Access to Tramadol
    ... outside your area to find relief. A thousand a month for vicodin will fly you to the best PM doc in the country every...

  71. Question To Those Who Have Neurostimulators (SCS)
    ... would be greatfull it lasts tha long. If a single vicodin works for BT pain, you may be able to get by with ... relief the SCS is doing a great job. Whether you need Vicodin or darvacet or plain old tylenol is really up to you ... always need meds, You may even become tolerant to Vicodin where it's not strong enough to drop you to the 1 ... lie you had a great trial and if you still need a vicodin every now and then what is there to be afraid of. ... If you only use 1 or 2 vicodin a day, you could stop that cold turkey with minimal...

  72. Hi Shoreline, question for my Mom
    ... relief. They may also add an SSRI to the mix. If vicodin wiped her out an LA med may be too extreme at this ... the LA med route unless they had no other chice, IF vicodin works 3-4 times a day than stick with it. I'll...

  73. Provigil for fatigue
    ... DDD low back and Fibro! Oxycontin, 40, 40 20 daily Vicodin for BT pain That is all!!...
    ... DDD low back and Fibro! Oxycontin, 40, 40 20 daily Vicodin for BT pain That is all!! Hey JT! I saw...

  74. Difference in other(not methadone) generics???
    ... all 5mg oxycodone/apap. And lets see...malinkdrodt's vicodin suck (the M358, M360, etc.) but the 'norco' version...
    ... complaints). I never noticed much of a difference in vicodin , but then I usually took either vicoprofen 7.5 or ... norco 10's in place of vicodin by the time I was taking them every month on a regular...

  75. Shore, I need you help again
    ... to your base dose would work as a BT med. 5mgs of vicodin is maybe 3% of your total daily opiate intake, I wouldn ... likely your going to need something stronger than Vicodin after RFA untill the nerve completely dies and settles...
    ... of a break thru med, are you saying that my 5-10 mg vicodin (40mg max per day) isnt in line with the 40mg of Oxycontin...
    ... would prescribe Oxycontin. Oh well.... The 500mg Vicodin I have works for the back pain SOMETIMES. ...but you...