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  1. Help - surgery!
    ... to need some strong pain meds because percacet and vicodin was like candy to me. They wrote it in my charts ... The next day I wake up from surgery and they gave me vicodin for pain. I was at a level 2 in pain. I tried explaining...

  2. anyone help me here, please
    ... duragesic patch. My dr gave me imitrix, zomig, axert, vicodin and percecet to abort my ha of which I suffered from ... a level of 10 for pain. However the percacet and vicodin only reduced my 10's to 7's or 8's. But it kept me...

  3. Shoreline - Additional Pain med questions
    ... meds. i remember when i first started taking 7.5mg vicodin and felt woozy.i would cut them in half. tolerance...

  4. Cyst on ovary, doc. wants to do surgery what to do!!!
    ... surgery i am so sick of it. so for now my doc, put me on Vicodin ES and told me to take it easy and took me off work...
    ... surgery i am so sick of it. so for now my doc, put me on Vicodin ES and told me to take it easy and took me off work...

  5. help with breakthru meds??
    ... When I was on Duragesic I was given Vicodin ES 7.5/750 for times a day. This seemed to help a...
    ... example a 75 UGH patch is pretty strong, where a 5mg Vicodin is very weak. With oral meds, most manufacturers recomend ... he will see the problem with the strength of a 5mg Vicodin compared to the strength of a 75 ugh patch. I convert...

  6. MRi Report and doctors Visit
    ... confortable giving any more meds than she does now. 2 vicodin a 2 just barley makes me able to function. I take...
    ... allergies/ashtma and that's it for now. I had been on vicodin , skelaxin, and bextra, but the former doc took me...

  7. Severe neck pain do not know what to do!
    ... the past 9 days and she put me on Soma, Flexiril and Vicodin ES and still no relief, i have throbbing pain in my...
    ... so my Dr. put me on 2 kinds of muscle relaxers and Vicodin extra strength. still pounding headache, shoulders...

  8. Scared to start duragesic patch
    ... treats headache patients with abortives and a few vicodin a month. If you need more than one doc can supply...

  9. Question for Shoreline or anyone else that can help
    ... on Friday. Here is my question: He had me on Vicodin 5/500 1 - 2 Tabs every 6 hours as needed. I had to ... else he could do. He called me in a prescription for Vicodin es witch is 750/500 1 tab every 6 hours. Isn't that...
    ... Hi Heady, Vicodin ES has 7.5mgs of Hydro and 750 mgs of Tylenol, Meaning ... bottle. Yes that is less hydro than taking 2 5/500 vicodin . My suggestion would be to take onetablet every 4...
    ... Hi Shore, yes you are correct, he gave me vicodin es,it is 7.5/750. I thought that it was less hydro...
    ... Hi Shore, yes you are correct, he gave me vicodin es,it is 7.5/750. I thought that it was less hydro...
    ... of a single short actning med that does, You take a vicodin , wait 45 minutes for it to work and your lucky to...
    ... mmy tummy as well, about an hours after I take my vicodin I get very sour tummy... Yes, quit the salami t...
    ... pain and that's what these meds are designed for. If Vicodin or Ultram drop your level of pain from a 8 to a 5...
    ... eye but nothing as compared to your I am sure. The vicodin still works for me most of the time. I have been ... been below a 7 yet even with the meds. I tryed 1 vicodin every 3 hours like you suggested today, I still have...
    ... mmy tummy as well, about an hours after I take my vicodin I get very sour tummy... Yes, quit the salami t...

  10. Methadone & Headaches
    ... I was "overweight, under exercised and addicted to vicodin ". My gp then switched me from vic's to darvocet 100...

  11. Pain worse after ESI
    ... my neck is back up to a 8 today. My doctor gave me vicodin 5/500 and told me to take 1 to 2 tabs every 6 hours...
    ... for my neck and shoulder.... My doctor called in vicodin es yestderday, I tryed it this moring and I felt better ... a bit confused bacause, my other prescription for vicodin is 1 to 2 tabs every 6 hours. it is normal stregth...

  12. Chronic Pelvic Pain
    ... they said I had neither. Also in Canada we don't have Vicodin all we have for hydrocodone is a syrup for severe...

  13. need pill id
    ... LOL M360 is the MellinKrodts generic version of Vicodin HP 7.5 mgs of hydrocodone and 750 mgs of Tylenol...

  14. Spinal cord stimulator questions
    ... know what someone means by saying the strongest. If Vicodin is the strongest med you have ever had then there...
    ... Hi Shoreline, I'm taking vicodin es 7.5mg/750mg tabs, neurontin 600mg tablets, elavil...

  15. Need to find the right long acting pain med
    ... dependent. Then have them DC it and switch you to vicodin and not expect you not to experience withdrawal. It...

  16. Need help asking doctors questions.
    ... and my doctor prescribed me Ultram 4x a day and 5mg. vicodin 3x a day as needed. and i do not like taking all that ... Tylenol that is in the vicodin , so my friend suggested that i ask for 5 mg. Percocet ... used to give me Norco and that is kind of the same as vicodin but really expensive, so is the percocet expensive ... ask him to change my meds again, is it stronger than vicodin ? how should i go about asking him? Main thing is it ... stronger than vicodin ?? because i do not want him to think i am just trying...
    ... into class 11 territory with Oxy until he has too. 3 Vicodin a day, 1500mgs of apap really isn't much to be worried ... docs would prefer to prescribe class 111 meds like Vicodin or Norco and shy away from class 11 meds like Oxy...

  17. Feel "strung out" byend of day/panic attacks
    ... pain: 4:30 am 20mg oxycontin 7:00 am 1.5 5/500 vicodin 10-10:30 am 20 mg oxycontin 12:30-1 pm 1.5 5/500 ... vicodin 4:00 pm 20 mg oxycontin This regimine controls...

  18. oxy and weird dreams...
    ... In fact, the very first day that I took the first Vicodin of my life almost exactly 3 years ago this week (my...

  19. methadone, anyone?
    ... mechanism, it's essentially an immediate release drug like Vicodin or Percocet, it just generally lasts several hours...

  20. Allegic To Aspirin Products For Pain
    ... called apap which is the abreviation for Tylenol. Vicodin , Lortab, Anexia, or Norco are all Hydrocodone "a synthetic...

  21. Question for SHORELINE, re: Dextromethorphan
    ... I must get 3-4 emails a day about how to purchase Vicodin , lortab or Viagra I'm not sure how I got on that list...

  22. What to do?
    ... degenrative disk disease and spinal stenosis. He put me on Vicodin and then Norco for the pain but I started to use more...

  23. Help!
    ... and sent me home after 24 hours of morphine with 30 vicodin to take one every six hrs. I know i have a different...

  24. Deslym or Robutussin
    ... Hello, My Dr. suggested taking Deslyn with my Vicodin to extend the pain relief(ruptrured dsk). Has anyone...
    ... should just take that at the same time as your dose of Vicodin . Good luck...

  25. need help/re:med increase
    ... just isnt what it had been in the past so i take a vicodin when i need(ive had the vics since my med change many...

  26. Vicodin Hp/thyroid Scan?
    ... was allowed by my physician to continue with both my Vicodin (the first time), and then for the second radioactive ... Dilaudid is a MUCH stronger narcotic pain medication than Vicodin . REMEMBER, I am NOT giving you advice, and I am...
    ... was allowed by my physician to continue with both my Vicodin (the first time), and then for the second radioactive ... Dilaudid is a MUCH stronger narcotic pain medication than Vicodin . REMEMBER, I am NOT giving you advice, and I am ... xanax every night to sleep. I will probably take a vicodin today because the advil is not cutting it. I will...

  27. general Question about brands...
    ... example, some people prefer lorcet, while others prefer vicodin or norco. Or some people claim that oxir 5 mg made...

  28. Sorry, 1 more Question re: my tooth & H/A's problem & pain meds
    ... was tooth was getting worse before, he wrote me 10 Vicodin ES's. So at least I know he's okay with RXing SOME...
    ... prescribed for teeth pain in Canada we don't have Vicodin here we do have something with Hydrocodone but it...

  29. Is Oxycodone - same as Oxycontin?
    ... on pain meds for over a year now. I started taking vicodin 5 mg for about six months. Then I had to switch over ... to Lortab at 7 months as the vicodin wasn't managing my pain as well. Because my liver ... female physical therapist because I was taking two vicodin 5 mg per day. Three dr's told me to take pain meds ... I was concerned about the amount of tylenol in the vicodin to which the first dr. told me I could take two at ... patient what they were taking for pain and she mentioned vicodin . My p.t. said "no you don't want to take that it's ... meds. She told me at one time that a dr. gave her vicodin but she never took it and resorted to something else ... and forced her rough massages on me! I had to take vicodin after being home because she put me in more pain. ... beginning I wouldn't have built up my tolerance to the vicodin so fast. With the great guy therapist I didn't ever...

  30. Pain and High Blood Pressure
    ... because I am afarid that she will take me off of my vicodin , which is really the only thing that helps. Without...

  31. vicodin ES vs vicodin HP
    ... brand name, like the many others of Hydrocodone preps ( Vicodin , Norco, Lortab, etc). Of course I don't know, but ... a couple years ago, and that was the 10/650 combo. Vicodin ES (again, just the brand name) is the 7.5/750 combo ... all the Hydro preps). And finally, I was only RX'd Vicodin HP once in all of my travails, but I'm pretty sure...
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    ... effect the way it's released, it will just create a 5mg Vicodin with a little less tylenol. Was this prescribed ... opiate phobic that he thinks if you take more than one vicodin a day you will become a hopeless drug addict.Time...
    ... effect the way it's released, it will just create a 5mg Vicodin with a little less tylenol. Was this prescribed ... opiate phobic that he thinks if you take more than one vicodin a day you will become a hopeless drug addict.Time ... am glad I asked. I purposely have him monitor the vicodin and I don't want more than 2 a day because I know...
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  32. Problem with PM doc and switching meds.
    ... Before that he had me on tramadol, darvocet and vicodin . Anyway, i gave the MSIR a month but it didn't...

  33. Online Meds as a last Resort. Any Experience Here?
    ... Filled out a history and 2 days later a bottle of 90 Vicodin ES arrived. The instructions were to take one tablet ... minimal, you can probably manage with a class 111 med " Vicodin , Lortab, Norco, etc"" which draws less attn than Percocet ... the guy to turn to for a couple more months worth of Vicodin or lortab untill you have healed a little more.JMO...

  34. questions about morphine pump
    ... After I left the hospital, I was given a script for Vicodin , which worked quite well for the post op pain. ...

  35. OH NO!!! Found out I am pregnant!
    ... pregnant right now (25 weeks) and my obgyn prescribes vicodin for my severe migraines, since I can't take my zomig...

  36. Vicodin vs Tramadol
    ... My Doc wants me to start taking Tramadol instead of Vicodin for my knee pain. Does Tramadol have any of the ... "nicer" side effects that Vicodin seems to have? I.E. calmness, "high" feeling etc etc...
    ... Hi.. I take tramadol for back pain. I use to take vicodin , and even though it did the job I found myself having ... great for me and the relief lasts way longer then the vicodin . As far as the "high" feeling I think I just feel ... good & productive" on it. Its not exactly the same as vicodin but relatively close. I was quite suprised. I have ... hours and sometimes I can even go longer. With the vicodin I was having to take 10mg every 3 hours and I felt...
    ... Fan, So now everyone has me freaking out about " Vicodin ". This is unusual but I take it for "IBS" which by...
    ... cautious about developing a dependency. I take Vicodin for my knee and love it. There is nothing wrong with ... side effects and some of the side effects I get from Vicodin are great mental feelings, clarity, energy and enhanced...
    ... Lind, there is no reason to give up the vicodin . You are not abusing it in any way. Yes, there is...
    ... Lind, there is no reason to give up the vicodin . You are not abusing it in any way. Yes, there is...
    ... hi lind i too was taking vicodin for neck arm and sholder pain from my c2 to c7 dics...

  37. Meds Vs Surgery Issue
    ... responses..................scott Scott, I take vicodin 2 x a day. My husband is always on my case. I can...
    ... Scott, I take vicodin 2 x a day. My husband is always on my case. I can...
    ... hate taking meds. I take 3000 mg Neurontin, and have vicodin and percodet, but almost never take them because i...

  38. Hi all. I'm a newbie with questions about pain pump and thoracic problems
    ... of the trial. When I got my pump in, I was given Vicodin for 1 mo. for the post op pain and when I stopped...

  39. Ultram.....yucky pain med!
    ... throuh Ultram withdrawal myself and it was worse than Vicodin withdrawal. Ultram has some Antidepressant qualities...

  40. pelvic congestion,cant find a med that works
    ... actually called me and he changed my pain medication to vicodin , which really isnt helping but he hopes that by switching...

  41. Vicodine making me so sick!
    ... about feeling sick? Many people have that reaction to Vicodin . Try asking your dr. for a different pain med. I...

  42. Hydrocodone Pain/VS/withdrawals
    ... little better.It's the same as a regular strength Vicodin every 3 hours and may keep things in check. It's OK...

  43. Terrable Pain today
    ... concentrate, I am almost in tears. If I take another vicodin I won't have one for tonight as I only get 2 per day...

  44. Vicodin, my mood and my diet
    ... to ask questions on the Addicted page. How many Vicodin are you taking per day? what strength? and how many...

  45. What does it take for w/d to happen?
    ... been back here in the east. I had a month's RX for Vicodin at the time, but due to what was going on with my...

  46. Roxi or Dilaudid - Question from a n00b
    ... When I arrived here (USA) I did not know what Vicodin and Percocet were, but I received them for relatively...
    ... doctor who gave me Flexeril and only occasionally 5 mg Vicodin . Mostly, however, it was Celebrex or IB for pain....
    ... absolutly correct Hockey. Percocet, Dilaudid, Actiq, Vicodin , Percodan, none of those meds are long acting. All...

  47. What can I expect at my first pain clinic appointment?
    ... is treating me with lidocaine injections, percocet, vicodin , vioxx, TENS [email protected] home, bracing, and physical...

  48. What can pain meds do to your liver?
    ... it was possible for the folks on Oprah to take 30 Vicodin a day wich would be like 15,000 mgs per day and not...

  49. Shoulder Surgery Pain???
    ... couch for 4 hrs. while sobbing after having taken 4 Vicodin and having a pain pump in my stomach. I tore my other...

  50. hydrocodone availability??
    ... lot of hardware. I remember the old days though when Vicodin did take the pain away. The problem is Vicodin won...

  51. question about avinza and bt pain
    ... 30mgs of Avinza really is no higher than taking 4-5 Vicodin per day, so he really hasn't increased a thing. It...

  52. How much to become addicted to painkillers?
    ... notice anything strange from stopping her intake of vicodin . And these effects would be minor, sleptlessness...

  53. A question for my friend Shoreline ;)
    ... of the women were saying that were up to 30 and 40 Vicodin a day. And this takes me back to when I first started ... build an immunity to tylenol, can you? If you take 40 Vicodin in a day that's 20 GRAMS OF TYLENOL. Or, FIVE TIMES...
    ... that these people learned how to remove the apap from Vicodin , I doubt they would describe the process on the show...

  54. apap
    ... 1000mgs of tylenol, or 1 gram. So accordingly, 8 normal Vicodin (5/500) is the absolute limit you should be taking...

  55. How long before addicted to Oxy?
    ... Can you take Vicodin for those short burst of pain? Oxycontin is nothing ... With little relief from a short acting drug like Vicodin . You need a doctor that is going to educate you on...
    ... shakes, muscle aches. Don't use it anymore, stay with Vicodin , etc. If a person has an addictive personality then...
    ... horrible pain for years because mt PCP only prescribed vicodin for pain. When I finally went to a PM Dr. he gave...
    ... pretty self explanatory. I didn't know much about Vicodin 2.5 years ago, but within 15 minutes of taking the...
    ... horrible pain for years because mt PCP only prescribed vicodin for pain. When I finally went to a PM Dr. he gave...

  56. Methadone Users: Advice Please?
    ... the other generics I've ever gotten (hydrocodone for Vicodin , oxycodone for Percocet, etc) I'd never really noticed...
    ... Previously I had been tried on (after all the usual vicodin , lortab, etc.) oxycontin, avinza (time-released morphine...

  57. Vistaril 25mg & Vicodin HP 10-660
    ... added effects of boosting the potency of both the Vicodin HP and Fentanyl by using hydroxine with it. In higher ... s a med that has many off label uses. As far as Vicodin HP, That's a lot of Tylenol for a CP patient to take...
    ... Hey Karine, Relatively speaking, Vicodin HP or Norco are both pretty weak compared to the dose ... you to increase your dose 20-25% for BT pain. One Vicodin HP falls very short of being 25% of your daily intake...

  58. Update Doc changing Methadone to Oxycontin
    ... honest with her. I even told her I wanted just two more Vicodin a day on top of the three a day I was taking and I ... do with my pain. She said she will give me one more vicodin a day which is now four a day and after I slowly get...
    ... subject will be appreciated. Also is it safe to take Vicodin along with the Oxycodone? I know my doctor had me ... take the Vicodin when I was taking the Methadone but I had to wait ... day for five days so now she allows me to take the vicodin any time I want up to four times a day. Well, thank...
    ... Well, that makes sense, In fact I heard that Vicodin has an ingredient in it that helps you lose weight...

  59. Why do Pharmacys try to Act like Doctors?
    ... fill it. Now Mind you, I am only on a small amt of vicodin , 2 5/500 pills a day. Its not like I was trying to...

  60. duragesic patch
    ... nerve and muscle pain. I previously had been taking vicodin in large amounts and my orthopedic surgeon was worried...
    ... nerve and muscle pain. I previously had been taking vicodin in large amounts and my orthopedic surgeon was worried...

  61. good and bad news... why do they always come together?
    ... as well. I have been taking oxycontin 40 mg 2x day vicodin 5/500 4 xday for BT pain. He has kept me on the same ... though the oxyc only lasts at best 8 hours and the vicodin is like a sugar pill. So I guess he got tired of me ... in on my 2 year plight and he says ok lets drop the vicodin change your oxyconitn to 80mg and 3x a day and up...

  62. cold weather/pain worse
    ... she is afarid to prescribe any thing stronger than vicodin for me . I think becase I am so young ( 38). She...

  63. Oxycontin tolerance and wd's
    ... full 12 hours and then for BT pain my Dr gives me Vicodin which doesn't eventouch it. Lately though it seems...

  64. Phyiatry????
    ... meds that I take don't work when it gets that 1 Vicodin 2 tx a day 300 mgs Neurontirn 5tx a day 800 mgs...

  65. Help With Methadone Increase
    ... pain. What does help me which I still have to take it Vicodin other name is Hydrocodone. I can't wait to see my...

  66. What is too high of a med dose??
    ... My husband started with Vicodin about 6-7 years ago. He was then prescribed Oxycontin ... treat pain! Otherwise they would have kept him on Vicodin . His dosage has steadily increased - I don't even ... usually takes even well before 6pm). And he still takes vicodin for bt pain. NO, they do not last 8 hrs. Also...

  67. Hydrocodone/Methadone Whats up with Doctors
    ... saying that because I have noticed that they sell Vicodin on line, and I thought if I needed the two extra once...

  68. Do your Duragesic Patches Fall Off less than a day into the 3 day wear cycle ???
    ... for BT and it helps me tremendously. I was taking vicodin 500 mg like candy prior to the patch so my Ortho had...

  69. The difference between hydrocoden and Loratab
    ... hydrocodone intake. For example, if you are taking vicodin 5/325, and it is inadequate, increase to vicodin 7 ... .5/325 or to 10/325, rather than changing to vicodin 5/500. I hope that example helps you to understand ... the picture in that it is a preparation much like vicodin with tylenol and a narcotic. The difference being ... generic, and it comes in preparations similiar to vicodin including, 2.5/325, 2.5/500, 5/325, 5/550, 7.5/325 ... many people find percocet to be more effective than vicodin . In fact percocet is the next logical step, once ... vicodin has failed. Take care....
    ... me about a med called "Vicoprofen" which is like Vicodin but with Ibuprofen in it instead. So that may be...

  70. Have anyone tried this for pain?
    ... 5mg in the am and 5mg in the pm and also take the vicodin when needed but four hours from the Methadone. I'm...

  71. Long term back pain - HELP!
    ... to do with drug addiction. The acetimenophen in the vicodin and lortabs is bad long term on your liver. This...

  72. So Sorry, but one more question.... (about Dilauded now)
    ... dilaudid again and you won't get any relief from the Vicodin the ER doc prescribes. A doc won't understand how...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Could this be polycythemia?
    ... hasn't let up once since it's onset. She has been on vicodin and lortab for it and they have not helped in the...

  2. Head Pressure - CSF or IH?
    ... They get great care, yet he takes Xanax, aspirin & Vicodin w/ a no salt diet. Have I helped any?...

Skin Problems board

  1. Shingle Nerve Pain
    ... would not wish this on my worst enemy. I've taken Vicodin , used creams, tried Lyrica, Elavil, etc. Lyrica made...