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  1. help...my dr wants me 2 take suboxone for back pain!
    ... close to it. Does anyone know the differences between vicodin and oxycontin and say suboxone? It just seems like...
    ... to sign one for the other addictive pain meds like vicodin ...does that mean suboxone is that much more dangerous...

  2. tylenol
    ... long it takes to actually cause problems? I am on Vicodin ES now 6 per day. I need to switch meds but my PM ... posts, he is no longer writing those. It stinks. The Vicodin barely does anything, sometimes I really want to take...

  3. Help Shorted On my Pain Meds
    ... tech or pharmacist or manager that grabs a bottle of Vicodin will likely get away with theft for qite some time ... 11's. Docs would be just as afraid to prescribe Vicodin as they are Percocet or Morphine and the hydro products...
    ... problem a few yrs back when I was on oxycontin and vicodin and they were ripping me off every two to three months ... on the oxy and then one month they got me for 60 vicodin and LONG story short, what was going on was this ...

  4. New to Board
    ... couldn't take it so I went back and now he has me on Vicodin ES. Six per day. I am getting a second opinion on...
    ... next year. I think he has done more. Meanwhile the Vicodin is not doing very much good and I think I need to...

  5. Can't control the pain anymore...very depressed, need dosage advice
    ... the local consult, he would recieve 60-90 Lortab or vicodin ES or sometimes Norco. Although the bottle said to...

  6. Switch in meds big mistake
    ... decides to take me off the Avinza and put me back on Vicodin 6 x's daily in addition to muscle relaxors. The irony ... but this is clearly not working at all. Taking the Vicodin is honestly like taking baby aspirin, I'm getting...
    ... I totally agree with Ken. Coming off morphine onto Vicodin is crazy!! Are you taking 2 vic at a time? My doctor...

  7. bad times with generics
    ... it could happen to me as well. That is why I take Vicodin ES, that doesn't work and am afraid to ask for anything...

  8. Vicoden vs Norco
    ... a generic norco (5/325) all of the norco brands of vicodin have 325mg of APAP or acetametophine in basic terms ... oxycodone and many others) I personally have been on vicodin for a year my dosage has been gradually increased ... you mentioned in another thread you have been taking vicodin for two years, what dosage are you taking and how...

  9. Vicodin vs. Ultram
    ... vicodin is a narcotic,ultram isn't,but both are addictive...
    ... were you I'd ask the doc about prescribting you the vicodin for breakthrough pain. Vicodin in my opinon works ... me was to go to lortab (same active ingreadient as vicodin ) for the bad pain, and take Ibprofen daily. I still ... make a more informed decision. IMO, I don't think vicodin would be good to be on long term, if you can help...

  10. I need my meds!
    ... to try these meds before you can go in and demand vicodin . I know exactly how you feel as I spent a year groveling...

  11. Can someone explain what opiate niave means
    ... they can come up with something to fix me) I was on vicodin of varying strengths for about a year and then Norco...

  12. Oxycontin - Nausea & Dizziness
    ... need a bunch of pain pills too. After stopping the vicodin and all of the havoc that was putting on my stomach...

  13. No longer pain relief, addiction relief
    ... else is saying. I've been in your boat, only it was vicodin . I took wayyyy too many a day to just make it through...

  14. 6000 mg of Tylenol???????
    ... scaphodial ligament in her wrist and was already taking vicodin for the pain (5/500) doc told her to go ahead and ... act and reminded her that with the tylenol in the vicodin what she was telling my wife to do could be toxic...

  15. Pregnant and in pain!!
    ... migraines almost every single day. My doctor gave me 30 vicodin a week and twice weekly injections of dilaudid. He...

  16. ketamine and lowering tolerance
    ... compounded opioid medicines like Tylenol #2 #3 #4, Vicodin , Percocet..etc These contain tylenol listed as APAP...

  17. Hello... Again
    ... and here I am typing away at nearly 1am somedays the vicodin does the job for the pain others it doesnt I dont...

  18. Struggle of my life
    ... nerve damage also. I am on neurontin,2700mg, daily and vicodin 3000mg dailyand thease are barely working any more...
    ... ago I had the surgery. I've been on neurotin, and vicodin , along with every other pain med under the sun. Right...

  19. Shoreline or Anyone I have a question?
    ... energy though,so I am not currently on anything but a vicodin here and there for back pain. Rach...

  20. Have date for nerve root stimulator
    ... give me the speech about how powerful and addicting vicodin is. This is after 3 back surgeries and meds so much ... stronger than the 8 vicodin the dentist prescribed for an extraction, but she...

  21. norco vs percocet
    ... same (ex. 5-7.5-10) But deff. taking a 7.5 mg Norco/ Vicodin is a little stronger than a single 5mg percocet. For ... percocet, but not 7.5 mg of Hydrocodone. I used to be on Vicodin ES (7.5 - 750mg) but I had to take 1and1/2 to feel...

  22. What do you use for break-thru pain (and do they last)?
    ... maybe if your on Oxycontin take diladid, maybe even Vicodin ? This way your body's not obsorbing this medicine...

  23. Shoreline Can U Help Me with Something I'm VERY Confused
    ... opiate naive person may be completely looped by 1 vicodin after a tooth extraction, where a CP patient with...

  24. oxycodone question
    ... probably thinking of hydrocodone (used in Lortab and Vicodin ) which DOES only come combined with APAP, Ibuprofen...

  25. Differance between oxycodoce and percocett?
    ... I have been taking vicodin 5/500 1-2 every 4 hours 8 per day at the most for ... long acting med which would be a welcome versus the vicodin Thanks!...

  26. Pain meds on internet?
    ... from cost, ending up payng 6-7 bucks per lortab or vicodin , you have to make the meds last from one script to ... an ER visit to get a script for 12 Darvecet or 10 Vicodin . JMO Good luck, Dave...

  27. Methadone
    ... and opiates are the last option, than switching to Vicodin isn't actually an option. Going from one of the stronger ... quality of life and they can get by with a couple Vicodin , then likely they never should have been put on meth...
    ... fusions, broke 2 sets of hardware and didn't recieve a vicodin from a dozen PM docs that didn't believe in using...

  28. Gastro Problems
    ... failed back surgery symdrome". He has been taking Vicodin for a long time and about 18 months ago was referred...

  29. Codiene in Canada
    ... more willing to give you a hydrocodone product like Vicodin as It's only a schedule 111 and the board of pharmacy...

  30. I cant stand the pain meds. anymore !!!
    ... of 4 hour meds. I wish you luck, tapering off Vicodin is just like any other opiate, It doesn't have to...

  31. Duragesic 75 Question!!!
    ... had a back issue for over 3 1/2 years. Was put on Vicodin ES for 2 1/2 of those years and up till recently, ... was surprised that I got 2 1/2 years on the original Vicodin prescription and strength, with never abusing it or...

  32. MScontin to oxycontin to ??
    ... Before getting into PM, drs tried me on Nuerontin w/ vicodin . The neurontin worked great for the pain but the ... side effects were completely intolerable. When my vicodin useage started getting to close to the max daily amount...

  33. Shorline this may seem like a STUPID Question
    ... which are presently the hydrocodone products like Vicodin and Norco, lortab and some of the tranquilizers. Class...

  34. Shoreline, you got me freaked out
    ... shopping. You are right, appearance is everything. The vicodin I got from the Quack doc in Richmond has no refill...

  35. prescriptions and insurance
    ... reduced the strength of your Norco by half down to Vicodin 5/500 and had you take less pills. That would likely...

  36. Taper Schedule?!?
    ... spiking your pain and making you sick Then switch to vicodin 5/500 or Norco 5/325mgs 6 times a day then 5 times...

  37. Norco vs Vicodin
    ... Vicodin uses more tylenol in their combinations of hydro and ... apap Vicodin comes in 5/500, 7.5/750 and 10/650 Norco comes in...
    ... As to stronger, the most commonly Rx'd strength of vicodin is 5/500, so if your dr Rxs say Norco 7.5/325 or 10...

  38. new with questions
    ... hospital which was very effective. I have been prescribed vicodin and later dilaudid since being released. I will see...

  39. Chronic headaches/Migraines and hooked on Excedrin Migraine
    ... that's besides the point, but has anyone tried like vicodin and phenergan 4 hours after taking migraine meds? ... eakthrough pain is what they call it.......(that's what the vicodin and phenergan are for)...

  40. Med Adjustment Question
    ... effective! First, I was getting more relief from the Vicodin and Vicoprofen I had been taking prior to the OxyContin...
    ... nerve damage would get no benefit from the APAP. If vicodin was working for you and your dr was concerned about ... want to try NORCO (10/325) every 6 hrs. insted of the vicodin (5/500). Straight Oxycodone is a short acting version ... was only getting 1.5 - 2 hours od good relief from vicodin , but then again everyone is different and reacts differentl...

  41. Methadone and weight gain???
    ... him now that I don't have insurance. I also take vicodin 5/500 4 times a day for breakthru and the occaisional...

  42. How long on new regiment to tell if working?
    ... to :600-800mg ibuprofen as my main medication with vicodin 5/500 for break through pain, off valium and onto...

  43. sgibson/Twisten - how are you?
    ... on 20 mgs Oxycotin 3x a day (base med) along with vicodin for breakthru and soma and neurontrin. The oxy 3...

  44. Refills on CII meds with Law changes in CA?
    ... medications. I take oxycontin 20 mgs 3x a day as well as vicodin for BT pain. I knew that here in CA they have changed...
    ... different perscriptions and post date them. So far Vicodin is still a class III med but who knows for who long...

  45. How do you treat your migraines??
    ... hurt like hell. In the past I've taken Zomig and Vicodin ES for my migraines/headaches. All the normal overthe ... ve seen are quite adament about keeping me off the Vicodin ES for the pain of migraines. Do others face this...
    ... me demeral with valium if they are so anal with the Vicodin ES. They keep trying to push me off on a neurologist...
    ... That is, IF I could fall asleep. I had tried the Vicodin ES and many, many other medications, massage, etc...

  46. hard to find a sympathetic doc
    ... He eventually had me on a treatment of Zomig and Vicodin ES. Sometimes I will go for a couple of weeks with ... a chronic headache, and will take one Vicodin twice daily and it will keep the pain away. When ... work. When that doesn't, taking an extra dose of the vicodin helps. Since moving to Houston I have been in search ... initial patient fee. She said I should not be on vicodin for migraines AT ALL! She put me on Inderal, a beta ... made me feel like some sort of crack head for wanting Vicodin for my migraines. I eventually found another doctor ... was a big help. He also wrote a prescrition for #16 Vicodin ES. He warned my not to take them unless it was an ... tried that route before, but he refused to fill the vicodin . He said to stick to the zomig otherwise. I've heard...
    ... I am unsure why you were given Vicodin This pain med isn't very effective in migraines anyway...
    ... my original doc put me on the vicodin after i had exhausted all the otc meds for migraines ... migraine for about 2 days, so I finally took one of the vicodin from my breast surgery. Ahh relief. I told my doc ... for about 3 or 4 years I would have a bottle of 30 vicodin for almost 6 months, because my headaches weren't ... headaches. Thats when I started taking two of the vicodin a day to ward off the headaches and took zomig for ... moved to houston, the doctors here refuse to put me on vicodin for migraines. And not a one has ever mentioned demerol...

  47. Hydrocodone & Hearing Loss
    ... ceeeded the apap safety ranges. If a doc prescribed Vicodin ES, It limits you to 1 tablet every 4 hours. Taking ... patients from the recreational users that chase 4 Vicodin ES ewith a 6 pack or do we just get the numbers without...

  48. Continuing questions
    ... of hydro:apap is what make the difference between Vicodin , Lortab, Norco, Anexia, Maxidone or any other hydro...

  49. Question!!!
    ... Lorcet 10s would be? Also, how do they compare to Vicodin ? I've been on Lorcets for a year now and they are...
    ... comes in 10/325 but as far as the differences between Vicodin , Lortab, Anexia, Norco or any generic is simply the...

  50. Shoreline I need some advice
    ... and can't get one to see me. I currently take 3 to 4 vicodin ES daily with valium (10mg) nightly. I suffer endless ... pain and the vicodin ES barely touches the pain. I have tried PT, bite ... will take a 200 to 400 mg ibuprofen chaser with the vicodin , but it seems to help little. I am at my wits end...
    ... pins and needles to see if he is going to refill my vicodin . I just called the pharmacy and as of yet he has...
    ... refilled. And my body too has built a tolerance for the vicodin and they really don't work to well for me anymore ... either. I tried switching to vicoprofen because the vicodin was giving me diarhea daily but the vicoprofen made...
    ... my doc is reluctant to give me anything other than vicodin . (I did get percocet after surgery). I will give...
    ... was the last time you felt any sort of buzz from a vicodin ? The same thing happens with LA morphine . OxyContin...
    ... stomach and liver is from the APAP. I have been on vicodin ES (7.5/750) and the bottle says take 1-2 every 4 ... and I was dry heaving all week. So I am back to the vicodin , but this time doc gave me 5/500. I called him yesterday ... to ask for what I need. I do not get high from the vicodin , don't feel cloudy headed, in fact feel quite normal...
    ... certainly voice your concerns about apap. With the Vicodin ES, If you take 2 at a time your exceeding the recomaneded...
    ... did up my medication to norco 10/325. I was taking vicodin 7.5/750 and was concerned about the tylenol amount...
    ... survive if I had to fight just to get a script for Vicodin every month! Even the Norco is dangerous in terms...

  51. Doctor Is Mad Because I Ran Out Early
    ... over prescribing but I doubt abyone would consider 20 Vicodin a month over prescribing. It tryily sounds like ... unless you were content with 20 vicodin a week, and can go on living with the relief they ... become horriably addicted and in the gutter from 20 vicodin a month? You may have to se several dPM docs before...
    ... can't get one to see me. I currently take 3 to 4 vicodin ES daily with valium (10mg) nightly. I suffer endless ... pain and the vicodin ES barely touches the pain. I have tried PT, bite ... will take a 200 to 400 mg ibuprofen chaser with the vicodin , but it seems to help little. I am at my wits end...
    ... for your body in the long term. Since youre taking Vicodin and Ibuprofen, that is what youre doing, also(Vicodin...
    ... another not, when my doctor refilled my prescription for Vicodin yesterday, instead of the Vicodin ES (7.5/750) he ... gave me plain vicodin (5/500) This will be useless and I am at my wits ... end about it. The Vicodin ES was barely working. Why would he do this? He...
    ... can't get one to see me. I currently take 3 to 4 vicodin ES daily with valium (10mg) nightly. I suffer endless ... pain and the vicodin ES barely touches the pain. I have tried PT, bite ... will take a 200 to 400 mg ibuprofen chaser with the vicodin , but it seems to help little. I am at my wits end...
    ... Wow your doc expects 20es vicodin to last a month?? I am soo sorry you are having to ... minutes a month just about meds I currently am taking vicodin 5/500 1-2 every 4 hours as needed I fill once per ... I do have a question though I have now been on my vicodin for a year and have progressed to 240 tablets a month ... day how long will a doc keep someone on a med like vicodin before going to a longer lasting med we talked about...
    ... either through the liver or kidneys. 240 5/500 vicodin a month for over a year is obviously not an effective ... Is this your GP or a pain management doc. 8 regular Vicodin a day maxes you out every day on the recomended safe...
    ... another not, when my doctor refilled my prescription for Vicodin yesterday, instead of the Vicodin ES (7.5/750) he ... gave me plain vicodin (5/500) This will be useless and I am at my wits ... end about it. The Vicodin ES was barely working. Why would he do this? He...
    ... Amy , you say that "instead of the Vicodin ES (7.5/750) he gave me plain vicodin (5/500)" .....
    ... to atibbert your doctor is lowering your dosage for vicodin because he/or she is probably going a little overboard...
    ... to atibbert your doctor is lowering your dosage for vicodin because he/or she is probably going a little overboard...
    ... that was reasonable I pay under $20 per month for my vicodin and my elavil runs me $8 anyone know of anything that...
    ... that was reasonable I pay under $20 per month for my vicodin and my elavil runs me $8 anyone know of anything that...

  52. MS Contin
    ... make that strength. It would be compto taking one Vicodin ES every 4 hours. hardlahigh dose you need to wory...

  53. DR is leaving practice - Cant find new DR to continue Meds!!!
    ... pharmacy. It is illegal to buy Class 3 narcotics like Vicodin , so any pharmacy claiming to sell Class 2 drugs like...

  54. permanent nerve damage in foot
    ... but no way to know except trying each one. For me Vicodin (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) and the...

  55. Really Really Need Help With This......
    ... half years Oxycontin 40 X 2 a day Breakthrough Vicodin 3 a day Not even a week Durgesic Patch 75mg ... Breakthrough Vicodin 3 a day Not eve a week Avinza 120 mg Breakthrough ... Vicodin 3 day Then back on Oxycontin 40 x2 and same breakthrough...
    ... me anything. It all stemmed from taking Midrin and Vicodin for Migraines from my Neurologist. Then another...

  56. Mush, how you doing?
    ... right arm. I am on 20 mgs oxy 3 times a day with vicodin for Bt and soma and neurontrin. With out my meds...

  57. Vicoden - MAX Dose??
    ... at discharge about getting Norco 10 instead of just Vicodin because of the particular situation, and so he looked...

  58. being embarassed by Dr's office...
    ... med's post') at first visit they gave me a Rx for Vicodin ES - #60, 12 days later I call for a refill. That ... I'm sorry but that's impossible seeing as how the Vicodin only last 3-4 hrs as it is. Well a few days...

  59. Hi new to this board
    ... my life back. After progressing from Tramadol, then Vicodin , Percs, and then Oxycontin up to 60mg X 2 a day I...

  60. A long story and request for pain med info
    ... Doc so I went to a Urgent Care Clinic. They gave me Vicodin 5/500 and Flexiril. After a month of follow ups and ... pain meds given post opp. Pre op I was taking the Vicodin 5/500 every 4 hours. Post op I was taking 2 Norco...
    ... Ideally every surgical patient is opiate naive and one vicodin a day would work. Post op pain control is easy and...

  61. Am I Posting The Wrong Way? Shoreline, Kissa
    ... pulling teeth to get the doc to up me to at least Vicodin .He finally relented.but during the course of the day ... luckily I was out the next day,with an Rx for the vicodin . now, when I found out that I was going to need yet...

  62. Amount of Med's in one prescription...
    ... any better then Orthopod it HAS to be. I walk out w/ Vicodin ES q4hrs and Flexeril 3x's daily, (yuck, can't stand ... muscle relaxers). The Vicodin help, but the pain is still present. Tail bone pain...
    ... stuck untill 10th day, Often with Class 111 meds like Vicodin , they will allow a script to slide through a day early ... in trouble. You may be able to pick ip a script for vicodin with a refill a little early, But when you call back ... so 4 times a day should be enough." When in fact Vicodin doesn't last 6 hours for anyone I have met, certainly...
    ... noticed yesterday. Currently, I'm on the 1st bottle of a Vicodin script that has 2 refills on it, and the order was...
    ... real reason I'm in this unique position is that the Vicodin isn't my primary aid in pain mgmt right now. I've ... history of them), for which specifically I'm taking the Vicodin . Trust me, to get the #50 pills w/2 refills from my ... stone everyday, so I certainly don't need to take 12 Vicodin in a day, I don't most days even need to take the ... right around half that. I think for when I get the Vicodin , it maybe shaves off like $7 or so, which in that...
    ... to look into that. Well @ my pharmacy (publix) 60 Vicodin ES cost roughly $35.00 (round .50 cents a pill) Which ... Which is mind blowing! You know...on the note of Vicodin , I don't like how much ACAP is in the ES (750mg) Because...
    ... ntibiotics due to infection. I paid 6 dollars for 5 regular vicodin . Compare that to the 50 tyler got for 20 bucks. ... procedures. It seemed silly to fill a script for 5 vicodin , But they worked well on the tooth pain rather than...

  63. Any suggestions for help with this Pain?
    ... one, But say doc # one that has given up prescribed Vicodin , If you still have some Vicodin left from him by the ... new script. Just be upfront, If you still have 10 vicodin left and it should last 3 more days, the doc may write ... overrides the old. So if you are switched from Vicodin 5/500 to Norco 10/325, the Norco is an entirely different...

  64. Medications??
    ... medications. While I was with my surgeon I tried... Vicodin , Percocet 5mg & 7.5mg, Oxycontin 20mg, Vioxx, Ultracet ... stomach, and I was throwing up everytime I took it. The Vicodin had very little effect but it did take the edge off...

  65. Has anyone had the Gamma-knife radiosurgery?
    ... she suffered (except for the times she'd accept a vicodin here or there that I got from a friend, and if you...

  66. Weaning Off Oxycontin
    ... psychologically addicted. Once you switch to say Vicodin , you increase the time between doses and can slowly ... breaking a couple in half. So you may be takng a whole VIcodin , 4 hours later lake a half, 4 hours later take a...

  67. Alarm Failure Medtronic's Intrathecal Pumps
    ... hrs. Normally, when I have had surgery before, 1 Vicodin every 4 hrs. was all I needed. All in all, I am thrilled...
    ... and I can get off some of the breakthru meds like vicodin . Have a good day Take care geifer...

  68. Oxycontin To Mscontin Question
    ... day for the base med and for breakthrough I was on Vicodin and now he is putting me on 15mg of MSIR 3x a day...
    ... medication overall. Percocet I believe is a 1:1 and Vicodin is not as strong as Perc. You should get better relief ... from the MSIR than the Vicodin but it doesn't make any sense overall as to why he...

  69. Hip replacement surgery.Will they continue to give me my methadone?
    ... on Percocet x 2 every 3 hours for the first month, vicodin for the next two months and then darvocet for years...

  70. A question about Methadone and LA Morphine
    ... another 8-12 mgs of Dilaudid at a time, do you think Vicodin touches the pain. It's like candy at this point. maybe...

  71. advice on conversion Shore if possible?
    ... Break your arm, go to the ER and see how much help Vicodin is? Fentanyl is also a NMDA receptor binder, oposite...

  72. Chronic pain for Addict of Opiates
    ... quack, I have to much to loose to risk it over a few vicodin or even a percocet that wouldn't last even a few weeks...

  73. another pharmacy problem
    ... pharmacies I have used (one can't do anything above vicodin so I had to change) have specifically told me that...
    ... In Nevada it only pertains to controlled meds, so vicodin users don't get get "carded". Funny, I thought that...

  74. My mom's comments...
    ... speak up and ask for something else. My doc put me on Vicodin which I have been taking for the past 2 years. ... My body has built up a tolerance and it took more Vicodin for the pain to go away. A friend's mom who is an ... doc was shocked that I was still getting by on just Vicodin for pain but decided to increase it to Vicodin ES ... For the most part, I have no complaints about the Vicodin other than that. Well I now have a herneated ... nerve block on me which only worked for a week. The Vicodin wouldn't take away the pain and neither would Percocet ... something for the pain and to also change from the Vicodin . I have a fear of people thinking I'm a junkie or...

  75. Pain management and Addiction
    ... Examples of some include methadone, demerol, percocets, vicodin , oxycodone, and heroin. Opioids bind to a variety...