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  1. Why no alcohol with pain meds
    ... know if just a glass of wine with dinner while on Vicodin or Norco will hurt you? Probably sounds like a stupid...
    ... would be ok with a small glass of wine or a half of a vicodin , but put the two together and you'd be scrapping her ... to rouse her for at least 20 hours. I've taken the vicodin with a glass of wine before without any noticeable...
    ... to your liver. Especially with the pain meds like Vicodin and Percocet that have Acetaminophen (Tylenol). Alcohol...

  2. Pain Mgmt. Docs
    ... pain dr whom i was sent to for esi's.i was getting vicodin from the ortho who i had to call every week for a ... meds as prescribed my new pain dr asked if the vicodin helped and i said yes he handed me my script and we...

  3. lindao1,Pixie,Sharron...Life and my Pump!!
    ... woke up. I ended up having 4 shots of Demoral and 1 Vicodin within a 3 hr period. I will say I was definitely...

  4. MS contin problem?
    ... and my head is totally fogged over. I been taking my Vicodin for pain. I am shaking and having bad bad panic attacks...
    ... script benis again, but it's not like dropping from 3 vicodin a day to 2. You can't make a 100 mg drop when it's...

  5. Houston Pain Doctors?
    ... more surgery or a spinal stimulator. I've been taking Vicodin off and on for years and it's gotten to where it doesn ... time and need something to help! All he'll give me is vicodin ! I'm really at a loss and don't know what to do next...

  6. tapering vicodin, need help
    ... bed ridden I had to beg my surgeon for 30 lousy 5 mg vicodin a week. Then when the surgeon decides you don't need...
    ... started this whole trip they didn't even make a 10mg Vicodin or Oxycontn. Antidepressants and the aboved mentioned...

  7. Need advice from you back folks
    ... or get meds. I'm really suffering here. I'm taking vicodin nearly every 4 hours PLUS the morphine, it's doing...

  8. Discogram
    ... switched me over to the MS contin 3x's daily 30mg plus vicodin . I do ok if I remember to take the MSC. Unfortunately...

  9. vicodion
    ... or worse per day. My dr switched me from perc to vicodin w/ibuprofen. I had not heard of this, just pain meds...
    ... Vicodin is a form of hydrocodone ,for some reason or other...
    ... combination of 7.5 hydrocodone ( simijlar in strength to Vicodin ES) and Ibuprofen. I was given that for pain following...

  10. losing meds/refills etc update
    ... the 20th. I asked if they could give me a few more vicodin because I'm out and feeling crummy. So she asks the...

  11. What do I do now?
    ... that nothing seems to be working anymore. And the vicodin is the only thing I've tried that works if I can take ... about 10mg or more. But he doesn't want to rx vicodin , especially the higher mg. Anyway, my main question ... thought it would be better that taking a bunch of vicodin everyday. But nothing. So I left his office last...

  12. What do I do now?
    ... to be working anymore. And he doesn't want to rx vicodin because he just doesn't I guess. Anyway, my main ... thought it would be better that taking a bunch of vicodin everyday. But nothing. So I left his office last...

  13. BT frequency
    ... going to sleep. I had this initial prob when I was on vicodin for a while but it eventually subsided. Hoping this...
    ... make me pretty wired. I was able to work through the vicodin 6 times a day every 3 hours but it took a few weeks ... increased, not sure which of those it was, had been on vicodin for about 9 months total I think and the every 3 hours...
    ... Contin I've never been on an LA med at all, it was vicodin previously by itself so I wasn't sure what all your...

  14. question about vicodin withdrawal
    ... PS Kissa been on vicodin since last november I currently take 5/500 six to...
    ... wondered why your doctor is leaving you on 6 or more vicodin a day rather than switching you to a long-lasting...
    ... kill me I pay about $60/mo for my hydrocodone luckily vicodin has a cheap generic my ex employer canned me (bye ... carol I would love to be on a long lasting med the vicodin is like a 50/50 chance sometimes the amount of tylenol...

  15. How are you supposed to deal with Root Canal pain?
    ... done yesterday, I am in SO much pain. They gave me vicodin for it, but nothing seems to help. I don't know what...
    ... done yesterday, I am in SO much pain. They gave me vicodin for it, but nothing seems to help. I don't know what...
    ... though. What I was going to ask is, I ran out of vicodin , and I bought some tylenol extra strength, I took...
    ... though. What I was going to ask is, I ran out of vicodin , and I bought some tylenol extra strength, I took...

  16. my doc. rushed me out !
    ... because the dosage so low, but when I was getting the vicodin filled I was shorted a few times and they just gave ... had a great problem with CVS. When I first took my vicodin prescription in they tried to tell me the insurance...

  17. I saw a great article on perscribing practices
    ... wary dentist from prescribing a triplicate rx for vicodin to cover routecanal pain. i only hope this news...

  18. pain management in hospital and out.
    ... Hopefully the doctor will be willing to prescribe some vicodin , that should help....

  19. What happens at a pain management clinic? a little bit of venting too.
    ... on it after physical therapy failed to help it and vicodin and ibuprofin didnt help. They did a lateral release...
    ... starting up on August 26. I've been on Percocet, Vicodin , Hydrocodone, tylenol with codeine, and some other...

  20. Anyone ever hear of "Zonegran" (seizure med.) for pain management???
    ... use, and the occasional scripts for meds. such as Vicodin are as effective as spitting into the ocean (physician...

  21. How much tylenol is too much?
    ... you take meds on a regular basis with apap (lorcet, vicodin , percocet, or tylenol/w codeine among others, then...
    ... many narcotic pain meds contain Tylenol, including Vicodin , Percocet, etc, as do other OTC meds that are not...
    ... schedule)have you considered another possible med like vicodin to try and treat your pain?just what is causing your...
    ... give you some sorely needed relief.Personally I think vicodin might be of some help,but there are other options...

  22. So I had an interesting day
    ... started spasming badly. Rushed to get my morphine and vicodin , I'm feeling somewhat better but definately not "normal...

  23. pain meds & effects/managing surgery pain
    ... and had my surgery and when I came out they gave me vicodin ! I reexplained everything to them and sure enough ... the vicodin did nothing for my pain. I was dying in pain by then...

  24. Refills and Red Flags???
    ... but I hope you get what I mean. Now when I was on vicodin the doctor wrote enough for exactly 28 days or 168...
    ... with a CVS pharmacy, my doctor always writes for 168 vicodin which were to last 28 days prior to changing to the...

  25. side effects.....and confused !!
    ... Once your used to this class of meds, Do you think Vicodin will work for a pulled tooth or a sprained ankle....

  26. Doctors and Pharmacists!!!
    ... There is 650 mg of apap in a Darvecet and if you have Vicodin that's another 500.You really shouldn't take more...

  27. Avinza and MS Contin
    ... Her pain doctor has had her on Dilaudid, Norco, Vicodin , MSIR, the Duragesic patch, and she now uses Actiq...

  28. Pain Newbie has some questions
    ... thing that seems to work are opioids. I'm only taking vicodin , but they don't even want to prescribe that. They...
    ... And yet -- it's like pulling teeth just to get a few Vicodin from someone for you? See what I mean? (and I ask...

  29. twitches from MSContin
    ... unfortunately they will not fill anything stronger than vicodin so I go someplace else for my MS contin, generic price...

  30. Hi everyone.
    ... much you are taking. For example, if you are taking Vicodin 10/650, but are taking four at a time, he should probably...

  31. Question on meds
    ... example when I have a severe headache or migraine that Vicodin does nothing for it at all however if I take Darvocet ... seem to take about an hour to kick in, used to the vicodin in about 30 mins and made me rather tired. Generally...
    ... quite a migraine category just irritating. I was on vicodin regular strength 6 - 8 times a day. Averaged honestly...

  32. Reasonable amount of time before changing/upping meds?
    ... but not doing you any favors. If you have taken Vicodin , lortab, norco or any hydro for 9 months straight ... cons and continue to seek treatment. Just because Vicodin no longer works doesn't mean you should be moved to ... goes, half the PM docs out there won't prescribe a Vicodin during your worst flair. 10 years ago, anti depressants...
    ... somehow safe or protected fom opiates by only using Vicodin , I can show you rehabs and chat rooms filled with ... Hydro and vicodin addicts. The Oxy addict usually starts out as a hydro...
    ... prefers and started seeing him in Feb. Started on Vicodin because at the time that's what worked and thats what...

  33. Just Saw An Arrest At Trhe Pharmacy
    ... have refills put on them, not even Sched III's like Vicodin , etc. Whereas in CA, you need the triplicate for Sched...

  34. first time poster with facial (nerve?) pain
    ... would have touched the pain due to my tolerance. A vicodin or a percocet is pretty much a joke at my stage in...
    ... minimum for traficing opiates. He had over 28 grams of Vicodin , 1 ounce, However there are only 5-10 mgs of actual ... more. So anyone that recieves 100 lortab or 100 Vicodin for BT for CP would be subject to the same laws a...
    ... have less pain. That's shocking news about the Vicodin bust--I had no idea the mandatory minimum for prescription...

  35. Neurontin......addictive?
    ... condition becomes painful, some people can go from today Vicodin works to in 3 months your tolerant to anything less...

  36. My Experience with (lack of) Pain Management
    ... this is just for starters her doc gave her 20 5 mg vicodin to last for 3 weeks until she gets to see the neruosurgon...

  37. Methadone
    ... narcotics. I am currently taking Oxycontin, Neurontin and Vicodin 3 times daily, and my doctor has discussed the possibility...

  38. Withdrawals?????
    ... be disolved in juice. No different than calling Vicodin , Hydro and then wanting name brand Vidcodin. If the ... doc rights Vicodin ES 7.5 and checks, generic formulation alowed, you ... apap" There is nothing wrong with saying you take Vicodin ES or the generic version, The formulations and ratios...

  39. whats apap?
    ... to form combo pain relievers. Common examples are Vicodin , Lorcet (apap& hydrocodone) Percocet, Endocet, Roxicet...

  40. difference between vicodin and lortab
    ... HYDROCODONE/APAP TABLETS 5/500 100s CIII (Compare to Vicodin ®*) *Vicodin® is a registered trademark of Knoll ... HYDROCODONE/APAP TABLETS 5/500 500s CIII (Compare to Vicodin ®*) *Vicodin® is a registered trademark of Knoll ... HYDROCODONE/APAP TABLETS 7.5/750 100s CIII (Compare to Vicodin ES®*) *Vicodin ES® is a registered trademark of ... HYDROCODONE/APAP TABLETS 7.5/750 500s CIII (Compare to Vicodin ES®*) *Vicodin ES® is a registered trademark of...

  41. 20 Mgs Oxycontin not working 12 hours?
    ... around 8 hours and I end up needing to take my BT meds ( vicodin 5/500) to get the pain under control again. Shore...
    ... day. Right now I am still needing to take 1 or 2 vicodin a day but over all my pain level has decreased from...

  42. opinions please
    ... Percocet and Vicodin are two different drugs. It really depends on you ... relieve your pain better, as it is a bit stronger than Vicodin , or it could have no effect. I'm currently taking ... release morphine (Avinza). When I was first given Vicodin to try, it just made me sick and I couldn't tolerate...

  43. I need answers!!!!
    ... and wont prescribe anything else for pain. I was on Vicodin since March of last year the lowest dose available...

  44. Happy update on me!
    ... called her and she said to stop taking it and return to vicodin . Today, she wanted to try another, she now has me ... I have no side effects!!!!! She still has me on vicodin for BT and Soma.... Anyway, I just wanted to share...
    ... when I wake up, I am still having to take around 2 vicodin a day for BT pain. Overall, the new meds are working...

  45. Trends in Pain Medicine 2004
    ... like Oxy and Paxill. Please read.... Looks like Vicodin / all Hydro compounds will be a definite class 11 by...
    ... interesting to see what happens with my husband's doc when vicodin becomes a schedule II. That is his favorite perscription...

  46. Medication Question
    ... Hi there. I've been taking vicodin for my foot surgery I had a few weeks ago, and now ... Tramadol. What is the difference between these two and Vicodin ? I don't want to be taking medication as strong as ... vicodin anymore, and they say that this is not so harsh. ... has anyone taken these? Are the effects the same as vicodin or different? thanks nessiousita :)...
    ... Ultracet is Ultram with tylenol, both are weaker than Vicodin but can also cause physical dependence if discontinued...

  47. Breakthrough Meds?
    ... for breakthrough pain while on Duragesic. There's vicodin , lorcet, lortab,vicoprophen(basically the same since...

  48. MS Contin
    ... that I called my doc and went off it and back on my vicodin until I see her in 2 more weeks....
    ... after I stopped taking it, even thought I went back to vicodin . It was the fist LA med that I tryed. My doc told...

  49. Why Oxycontin would not work
    ... should try the Duragesic Patch and I will give you Vicodin 7.5 for breakthrough. So I guess it turned out ok ... question is this I was on Oxycontin 40 x 2 a day and the Vicodin only 2 a day. I am now going on the Duragesic Patch ... 75mg and the vicodin s for breakthrough pain. What is the comparisons for...

  50. Help, I'm in a bind
    ... surgery, the doctor that did the surgery was prescribing vicodin . He urged me to stop taking it, and reduced me down...

  51. Need Help
    ... last 6 hours then the rest of the time I am aloud 1 vicodin . which does nothing for me. I am feeling like half...

  52. Hey Shoreline, question about methadone and driving
    ... that killed her husband, due to the prescriptions for Vicodin and flexerill she was presently taking. Even driving ... in prison, not jail, prison. I think she was taking Vicodin and Xanax as prescribed, but these drugs are considered...

  53. Left my Meds in my car...
    ... generic line which is white and looks like a regular Vicodin . Every manaufacturer has a website with contact info...

  54. new to methadone
    ... Hi, I was recently on vicodin but they have switched me to methadone and I was just ... expect, will I get the same feeling from methadone than vicodin ?...

  55. Avinza
    ... the heck to i tell my doctor i want to stay on the vicodin because it makes me feel happy??? how stupid and ... to explain this to him without sounded like i am a vicodin FREAK. i know this goes on a lot but i am not one...

  56. Shore or anybody else advise on la meds please!
    ... morphine sulfate er 15 mgs 2 times a day and reduced my vicodin to 30 a month from 60 a month ( basically 1 a day ... I was at a 8 even with the meds and I hadto take 2 vicodin to get any relief. Why is it not working? Is my ... refill my meds. If I still have ti take more then one vicodin a day I will run out of my bt med way before my appt...
    ... something for Bt pain. I am still having to take around 3 vicodin a day and since she only gave me 30, I will run out...

  57. Just prescribed MS Contin...what to expect?
    ... / L5 area.[/FONT] I have been on Relafen and Vicodin for over a year. I have had P. Ther., Epidural Injection ... me that I would still need to take the Relafen plus Vicodin for "breakthrough" pain. I hate taking all this medicine...
    ... basically the same as ms contin just generic. I was on vicodin as well as motrin and soma for 1 1/2 years. I have ... to around a 4 or 5. I am still having to take the vicodin in the am and the pm but my doctor has cut the amount ... of vicodin from 2 a day to 1. I wonder if I should call the ... doctor and tell her? I have had to take 2 of the vicodin a day so I will be out in another week , I don't see ... after work even with the 15 mgs of morphine and a vicodin . I ttook over an hour to get it domn to a 6 with...

  58. Pain Meds and the possibility of further injury
    ... upper body, arms, and hands. I currently am taking vicodin for pain. Prior to seeing the neurosurgeon, I was ... sending a letter to my PCP before I was able to get vicodin . I am careful and don't do things that I have been...
    ... pain everyday and you had to pull teeth just to get Vicodin ? And it sounds to me like this is most likely a chronic ... problem, especially if you say it's getting worse. Vicodin is not the optimal med to be treating chronic pain ... etc, and maybe even using a short-acting med (the Vicodin is an example) for what's called "breakthrough pain...

  59. What would you all do??
    ... tooth extracted on Friday and the surgeron gave me vicodin (in liquid form) but I am still going thru withdrawals...
    ... ibuprofen for my tooth extraction pain, the ultram and vicodin doesn't help with that pain, but since my mouth is...

  60. Scared about starting PM...Help
    ... try (this is when he brought up PM) so he called in Vicodin , and it just isnt even making a dent. So at my next ... the two? He said the APAP levels in extra strength vicodin worry him so Im on the regular ones, but this sucks ... really only take them if I REALLY have to, and with the vicodin , Its all the time. If anybody has input, I would appreciate...

  61. yet another question for shoreline
    ... from the other so if he switched my bt med from say vicodin to oxycocodone there would be no difference ok maybe...
    ... on i feel great but day #2 and 3 are awful even w vicodin as back up and he won't allow me more than 2 a day...

  62. Help! I'm new here and just started oxycodone
    ... accomadate to each new dose or med. For example. A vicodin would be like a tic tac to me. I presently take 150 ... there is treatment available much stronger than the Vicodin your doc thinks is the most potent opiate in the world...

  63. Physiatrists ?
    ... hand. My PCP has me on Neurontin,Flexeril,Bextra & Vicodin and has referred me to a Physiatrist for an EMG test...
    ... does not like to perscribe opiates but does for me 2 vicodin every 6 hours as needed. My pcp perscribes the rest...

  64. Can't seem to manage back pain.
    ... not going to have many options left. I got a rx for vicodin to last until I get my mri, but I'm going to end up...

  65. shoreline thank you
    ... of the long acting meds, simply the shoprt acting Vicodin the GP prescribed then you really haven't had the ... to get done in the next 21/2 to3 hours before the Vicodin wears off. A list of medtronics certified docs...

  66. duragesic location question
    ... nope no other side effects except irritation i have vicodin as a bt med also and thing are really looking up i...

  67. In pain, cannot afford a doctor; need some advice, PLEASE!
    ... you will pay 180-250 bucks for 60-90 Extra strength Vicodin or Norco. These are legit but the guy I know that ... you need round the clock meds. 3-4 bucks for a vicodin and you probably do have to break the law to get enough...

  68. question for shoreline?
    ... that the patch isn't doing it's job. They could use Vicodin , Norco, Percocet, any of the short acting meds. Most...

  69. Slipped Disk C5-6
    ... spinal cord . My PCP has me on Neurontin 1.8g/day and Vicodin 5/500 BID and Flexeril 10 TID but I am still in a...
    ... those so I am trying to manage the pain with Neurontin, Vicodin ,Flexeril. I must admit this pain is the worst pain ... speak.I am calling my PCP Monday for a refill on the Vicodin as I am going to try 3 x day from 2 x a day-hopefully...
    ... problems again four years ago, I started out with Vicodin /Lortab. At first it helped. But as my symptoms progressed ... point of using these potent opoids. As long as the vicodin is working consider yourself fortunate. Going to three ... med in my book. Perhaps though with you, between the vicodin , flexeril, neurotin and maybe theraputic injections ... Make sure you have your dr's approval to go up on the vicodin . And be sure to ask the dr. about the possibility...

  70. Is this OK?
    ... PCP and I'd like some input. I have been taking 30 vicodin a month for about 2 years. Usually 1 per day in the ... nothing. He said he didn't have a problem with 30 vicodin per month, 1 at about 4pm is still very effective...
    ... sure there should be no problems for you getting 30 vicodin a month. My family doc fills my prescription every...

  71. what can i do
    ... ultram and celebrex together my doc prescribed me vicodin ,celebre and ultram to take together but i should...

  72. Question: Oxycodone for anxiety/depression
    ... a series of 3 epidural injections. i was taking vicodin which was not helping much and one day during my monthly...

  73. Any help and suggestions would be greatly appreciated...
    ... just had my wisdom teeth removed, and am currently on Vicodin which helps with my wrist pain as well. I would much ... rather just continue taking Vicodin . I know there is a chance of addiction, but there...
    ... terrible to be in constant pain , I can totally relate. Vicodin is an opiate, which is probably why your wrist feels...

  74. lost meds, need answeres??
    ... I had that happen at work a few years ago to some vicodin that i had in my purse.I had to carry some at all...

  75. Finally got my TENS Unit
    ... great but I am afarid to ask to go any higher w/ the vicodin . I think that when I see my spine doc I will...