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  1. new to Spondylolthesis
    ... life and job to get back to and don't want to live on vicodin and vioxx forever (my liver doesn't either!) find...

  2. sternum pain!!
    ... me on Relifin, which is a muscle relaxer and also Vicodin for pain. Some days it is so bad, even with medication...

  3. Has anyone got relief from eating ground flax seed?
    ... month. she's up to a 1/4 cup a day. she still takes vicodin . how much should you take? how long does it take...

  4. Help - recently diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... But in the past I've had Tylenol #4 for Sciata, Vicodin , Percocet, none of them worked. He asked about Oxy...

  5. Overwhelmed & Frustrated!
    ... Voltaren 75mg taken 3 times a day. I'm also back on Vicodin for chronic pain. I am to the point of pulling "all...

  6. Effectiveness of braces
    ... to nothing. Pretty true - for awhile I took less Vicodin but living in New England with the cold weather coming...

  7. Pain meds for arthritis
    ... pain flare-ups in my neck are particularly painful. Vicodin , which I take for break through pain, does not help ... to do that because of the acetaminophen content in Vicodin . I would like to try OxyIR for breakthrough pain...

  8. How many have been diagnosed without.....
    ... right? I have been told to go on antidepressants, vicodin , stadol nasal spray (never again) Needless to say...

  9. What's atypical variant of rheumatoid arthritis?
    ... process. quite a process, that inflammation. i take vicodin at night because that's the worst time.....sometimes...

  10. Hi, This is Raven, where are you Pat and everyone?

Back Problems board

  1. PRE Surgery tips anyone?? exercise, calcium???
    ... meds. I too am worried about that. I have been on vicodin for 5 weeks now and I have already built up a tolerance...

  2. Upper Thigh/Lower Back Pain
    ... to me and said I was in a lot of pain. I do have Vicodin for my migraines that I've taken only when it's gotton...
    ... of Neurontin at bed time, an anti inflammatory, and Vicodin . My mother in law gave me some Fioricet as well for...
    ... happens. I take the Ecotolac for now, somertimes Vicodin when it gets really bad, and I also rub Biofreeze...

  3. 360 fusion
    ... comparison to the pain I had before surgery. I used to take Vicodin prior to surgery. Now, I have to take Oxycontin:(...

  4. Steroid Injection Questions
    ... is different, like I might actually throw up. My vicodin isn't helping at all. Does anyone have any insight...

  5. Tarlov cysts
    ... methadone, neurontin, etc. I currently only take Vicodin 3x's a day and a Xanax at night (it seems to relieve...

  6. severe pain in legs and back
    ... extreme pain in my back. I am supposed to take 1-2 Vicodin and 40mg of Methadone 4 times a day (most days I only...
    ... extreme pain in my back. I am supposed to take 1-2 Vicodin and 40mg of Methadone 4 times a day (most days I only...
    ... extreme pain in my back. I am supposed to take 1-2 Vicodin and 40mg of Methadone 4 times a day (most days I only...

  7. Anterior Posterior Fusion while Pregnant?!
    ... through the rest of your pregnancy? I was prescribed vicodin to take, and did take it before the surgery. I of...
    ... I was also prescribed vicodin during my pregnancy for pain. I had a herniated disc ... prednisone, thank God, but I did need to take the vicodin until my pain was reduced. The pain was so bad that...

  8. Desperate to find out whats wrong with lower back
    ... am currently taking Neurontin for nerve pain, and vicodin for breakthrough pain. I am having an MRI tomorrow...

  9. Help with my Spondylolithesis!!!
    ... Prednisone, ice, chiropractic..... Right now I am taking Vicodin at night after my daughter goes to bed, and I guess...

  10. Still terrible pain 7 years after surgery
    ... it's ridiculous! I never wanted to take more than 3 vicodin per day, and I have come to the conclusion that that...
    ... extreme pain in my low back. I am supposed to take 1-2 Vicodin and 40mg of Methadone 4 times a day (most days I only...
    ... pain mangement, he previously would only give me 4 vicodin a day, plus neurontin and soma. I told him that I...

  11. Middle back pain while sitting in a chair
    ... to treating this was Motrin (ibuprofen), occasional vicodin , and physical therapy. It is gradually getting better...

  12. Anyone have good results with IDET to treat back pain?
    ... than the short-acting medications like Percocet or Vicodin . I am also taking Celebrex, gabapentin and Cymbalta...

  13. Successes Come In Time for Some & Beating the Odds
    ... achey than the OMG stuff. I was on a very low dose of vicodin (125 mg) at night, which 1/2 (800mg) of skelaxin,...

  14. how bad was your results before they did surgery
    ... and muscle relaxers and am starting to take 1/2 of a Vicodin for pain to sleep. Please let me know how bad yours...
    ... and muscle relaxers and am starting to take 1/2 of a Vicodin for pain to sleep. Please let me know how bad yours ... tried before surgery were various pain killers (norco, vicodin ) and flexerill for muscle relaxant. I almost tried...

  15. Gracefulone .....Sacroiliac Joint Disorder...groin pain
    ... it even more interesting. After that, I tried the Vicodin I had on hand from my back pain, but it didn't help...

  16. Anterior/Posterior 360 fusion 6 months and still have cosiderable pain.
    ... fusion. PT makes symptoms worse. I currently tale 4-6 Vicodin a day to control the pain. It seems like after the...

  17. Myelogram Headache
    ... headaches there was not much he could do. I did have vicodin (for my neck pain) that I used during my "myelogram...

  18. Finding no help, need some answers!
    ... my doc gave me. she then ordered a perscription of vicodin 5mg for me. so i have been getting sleep and the...

  19. chiropractor to treat L4-5-S1 desease?
    ... are going to degenerate-period. I was taking 8-10 vicodin daily. The Ortho and Physiatrist both recommended...

  20. My Story- Again:Anyone Heard of MRN?
    ... go to PM". I feel like I'm in a bad dream. I'm on Vicodin , Zanaflex, Zoloft, Neurontin( since a month ago)and...

  21. understanding this MRI
    ... are you managing your pain? I am on Neurontin and Vicodin ....

  22. RF Ablation
    ... especially by the end of the day. I get where I have to tke Vicodin . I went grocery shopping in Sunday. I didnt take Celebrex ... hours staight getting myself to a manageable state ( Vicodin , heating pad..and then Sombra rub). By the way, do...

  23. Has anyone had a minimally invasive decompression surgery?
    ... Watch those narcotics Wrenegade. DH went from vicodin , to percocet to 4 oxycontins a day! (Still can't believe...

  24. Need advice
    ... is regards of this and she gave me flexirils, and vicodin for the pain. Since this time, my low back started ... just fibromyalgia. He had wanted me on Kadian, ES vicodin and meds to help me sleep. Kadian isn't covered by ... medication, so I then started with MS contin, and ES vicodin for breakthrough pain. In April of 08 I finally had ... bursitis. Now taking the MS contin 2x's daily and the ES vicodin regularly the pain is getting worse, now starting...

  25. Back is agony. What is this?
    ... first thing most doc would prescribe...along with vicodin and soma for the pain and muscle spasms. If you...

  26. Two months post op and back still hurts
    ... do, my back still hurts bad, I am on morphine and vicodin just to be able to function. I had laminectomy...

  27. monkey update from specialist...
    ... been helping with the nerve pain in my foot and the Vicodin just takes the edge off barely like makes it dull...

  28. Harrington rod removal?
    ... to sacrum. That causes its own problems. I take Vicodin everyday, lay down at least once during the day everyday...

  29. My Husband is 8 months post L4-L5 and L5-S1 and in pain any advice?
    ... probably just his body still recovering. Gave him Vicodin and Flexril (muscle relaxer). Then at the end of ... his body still recovering and to continue with the vicodin and flexril. He is becoming very discouraged...

  30. Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
    ... somewhat...but not enough. I end up having to take Vicodin by the end of the day because its such a killer. ...

  31. Vitamins and supplements after back surgery?
    ... because of all the other pills I was taking, e.g, Vicodin , etc. Is it worth going back to the Glucosamine/Chontroiti...

  32. Can;t take much more of this..........
    ... Michelle, thanks for the hugs! I am taking Lyrica and vicodin . when i started the lyrica they started me on a low...

  33. Having decompression surgery on Tuesday
    ... the serious pain meds as soon as I could - I hate Vicodin , it was making me tired, loopy, constipated, etc....

  34. Sage and others............SI Joint Question
    ... interfere with my plans to continue to reduce the Vicodin . Oh well, I'll get through this. Leslie, I am...
    ... the Lyrica would work as well so i could get off the Vicodin , but i have been slowing down, because i started the...

  35. Can anyone relate? Couldn't move...
    ... meds were working today not my combination of the Vicodin , flexeral and the Lyrica i take, nothing. It is starting...

  36. L4-S1 Fusion, 6 week checkup
    ... healing. Yesterday I actually took one less dose of Vicodin , so we're getting there. Definitely not overdoing...
    ... the drive to work, then I can take small amounts of Vicodin while there but have to let it wear off in time for ... the drive home. Since the Vicodin itself has less and less effect (normal reaction)...

  37. Week 4 Lami L4-5 fusion major spasm today
    ... Should I be on a muscle relaxer in addition to the Vicodin ? I have been up and about for the last couple of...
    ... of aches, pains, twitching, & spasms too. Also on vicodin , was cutting the pill in half... Now taking full does...
    ... setback for me. Just when I thought I was off the Vicodin for sure, now because of this latest snafu, I am back ... day. Still need to know whether in addition to the Vicodin I should be ona muscle relaxer. Thanks everyone,...
    ... before. I feel for you, I really do. I'd take the Vicodin and give it a few days and see if it calms down before ... make you feel just as goofy, or even moreso, then the Vicodin . If the spasms are directly related to an activity...
    ... said to take it off. And yes, to going back on the Vicodin while I am still in considerable pain. He did not...
    ... figure. Maybe it was the doc's reassurance and the Vicodin . Who knows. I still hate Vicodin though - major...

  38. 3 month post op and feeling down
    ... still taking stool softeners (not laxatives) with my vicodin . You are doing better than you were before-its...

  39. How much activity? More activity = more pain, more rest = less pain
    ... couch. And it is the FIRST day I did not need any vicodin . I just feel like I need to rest and heal. But ... feel a lot of pressure to get better, get off the vicodin , reduce my morphine, get back to work, etc. How...

  40. 3-week Post Lami L4-5 fusion chilled feeling after resting
    ... far it's been normal. The plus is that I am now off Vicodin and just taking over-the-counter Tylenol. Sleeping...
    ... Hmm, I wonder if this is a reaction to being off Vicodin ? I'm still having a problem with the last 2 inches ... for brace adjustment. I would say at this point the Vicodin is to cover the pain from the ever-growing incision...
    ... spent there. Yes, the chills could be the reuslt of Vicodin withdrawl. My brace is a conventional nylon brace...
    ... a reaction from the surgery and anesthesia? Not a Vicodin withdrawal symptom for me, since I'm still taking ... likely a part of why you can't sleep all night and Vicodin withdrawal is possibly adding to it. You may have...
    ... "toss and turn." I too think I am going through Vicodin withdrawal. It and the lingering effects of the anesthesia...
    ... Good info on Vicodin withdrawal: [url]http://www.addictionwithdrawal ... .com/ vicodin .htm[/url]...
    ... had my laminectomy, I had been taking codeine (no Vicodin in those days) for pain both before and after surgery...
    ... had my laminectomy, I had been taking codeine (no Vicodin in those days) for pain both before and after surgery ... Right you are Paula. I don't think we qualify as Vicodin addicts but yes to the effects on sleeping and cause...
    ... heck is going on but I suspect it could be classic Vicodin withdrawal. This morning I feel miserable and for...
    ... for sleep is outweighed by your desire to stop the Vicodin . Once a day will not an addiction make. Perhaps...
    ... for sleep is outweighed by your desire to stop the Vicodin . Once a day will not an addiction make. Perhaps...
    ... a connection between my insomnia and going off the Vicodin since I didn't take that much Vicodin to begin with...
    ... that there is a connection between going off the Vicodin and the insomnia. A friend of mine who had open heart...

  41. Educate me on the usual next steps - I'm sick of back pain
    ... pain for 4 years, took morphine, fentanyl patches and vicodin , which are, in case you dont know, very strong narcotics...

  42. Flexeril and Lower Back Pain
    ... of nowhere. The ER doctor that I saw prescribed me Vicodin for the pain, but nothing else. They did a urinalysis ... stress and the pain. I was released with an Rx for Vicodin , and told to see my reg. doctor (which I don't have ... and prescribed Flexeril (muscle relaxant) since the Vicodin did nothing for me (which didn't surprise the attending...
    ... I have no idea why doctors continue to prescribe Vicodin for severe pain. It doesn't work. It's fine after ... here had good luck controlling their back pain with vicodin ? I was prescribed Flexaril early in my back pain...
    ... Well, I use Vicodin for back pain, and it helps......
    ... Actually, I'm torn on the Vicodin thing, truth be told. It has helped me on occasions ... back ache) and it's turned into what we call "the Vicodin rant". When it was my mom recently and she was clearly ... to nearly move back home to take care of her), the Vicodin rant turned into the "please give my mom something...
    ... off the morphine pump in the hospital we switched to Vicodin . It's worked for me. It's not perfect, it doesn ... recovery, and it will probably be easier to get off Vicodin then some of the other narcotic pain killers. ...

  43. Lower Back Pain/Stiffness in Back
    ... in my urine, but the doctor would only prescribe me vicodin for the pain (which didn't help). I have since been...

  44. Okay Billy Boy your appointment was Monday????
    ... that you're off the heavy pain meds. I went off my Vicodin for 5 days last month to clear my system. I don't ... headed! That was so nice! But I went back on the Vicodin the next day. I'd rather have a little fog and not...

  45. 2nd Revision 7 months ago Severe Pain L4 L5 TLIF
    ... Lyrica twice daily for nerve pain and hyrdocodone ( Vicodin ) twice a day ( or three depending on how long the...

  46. Things are going a bit better!!
    ... getting this under control with Lyrica. Still taking Vicodin every 4 hours but I've actually either slept through...

  47. 20 days post-op. still cant sit for long
    ... a day, now I am on 5-6 pills a day. I was taking vicodin 5/325's about 2-6 a day, now I am taking 4-6. The...

  48. Back t12 and L4-L5-S1
    ... Leg pain is so awful I was taking a HUGE amount of vicodin just to function before my surgery and still take...
    ... Leg pain is so awful I was taking a HUGE amount of vicodin just to function before my surgery and still take...

  49. What do you think the next step will be and what to do about meds?
    ... most of the last 3-4 years, my main pain killer was vicodin . The dosages varied but that was what I was on, and ... other meds, I want to switch from codeine back to vicodin , but I've been afraid to even bring it up. I don...
    ... tylenol with codeine is simply the generic form of vicodin . Specifically, vicodin is hydrocodone and acetominophen...
    ... prescribe. Paula is right that Tylenol with Codeine and Vicodin are similar, but the difference is actually that the ... Tylenol #3 is a natural opiate and the hydrocodone in Vicodin is a synthetic opiate. The synthetic one is actually ... more of the Tylenol #3 to get the same effect as the Vicodin , and you don't want to do that because you'd load ... and proper to tell them then that you used to have Vicodin . If they don't want to give you that, there may still...
    ... Paula is right that Tylenol with Codeine and Vicodin are similar, but the difference is actually that the ... Tylenol #3 is a natural opiate and the hydrocodone in Vicodin is a synthetic opiate. The synthetic one is actually ... more of the Tylenol #3 to get the same effect as the Vicodin , and you don't want to do that because you'd load ... too much Tylenol into your system. Yeah, I was on vicodin long enough to know it isn't the same as codeine. ... medication for the rest of my life, at least meds like vicodin . Once again problem for right now I don't know what...
    ... had some form of insurance. Codeine, tramadol, even vicodin isn't horrible expensive without insurance. Oxycodone...

  50. ? for Adventurer
    ... 10 years or so. You mentioned your addiction to vicodin . I am just curious about this. I am in so much pain...

  51. 5 Days Post-op Lami and L4-5 fusion
    ... for 4 days total due to slow draining) to go with Vicodin because I have an enlarged prostate (I am 58) and ... further reduce the stream (for the guys out there). Vicodin seems to work best for me. But oh the constipation...
    ... comfortable during sleep. Congrats on reducing the Vicodin ! I'm just now starting to reduce mine a small amount...
    ... as Day 6 PM. I hate to have to double up again on Vicodin - I reduced from 2 to 1 per dosage but may have to...
    ... about it. I'm just starting to be able to reduce my Vicodin and that's only a small reduction, about 1/2 a pill ... suppressors like Lyrica to my routine. If I sleep past a Vicodin dose time I consider that to be a major victory, because...
    ... Thanks guys (gals). My goal too is to sleep through a Vicodin dose. Sure as heck didn't make it last night but ... that in addtion to warding off the itching from the Vicodin helps me sleep. Vicodin seems to be the easiest on ... may be better, not sure but I am going to stick with Vicodin . Appreciate hearing from others on the effectiveness ... of Vicodin . Wife and I just took a short walk around the neighborho...
    ... weakness in the legs. Also on a steady regiment of Vicodin . Doc says all is normal. I refuse to just lie...
    ... Yo Kraigster, good to hear from you!!! Yup, Vicodin is my friend :) Sounds like you are coming along...

  52. Back Again. Degenerative Disc Disease.
    ... injections soon so I won't be forced or tempted to take the vicodin again. I don't know what I'll do after the shots...
    ... tried it on me as an experiement because along with Vicodin I needed something to help me relieve the 'electric ... asleep very quickly if I sit even for a few min but the vicodin does counter act that some. Also with the lyrica I...
    ... exercise at all due to the amount of pain. Im taking vicodin Es 4x times daily, along with flexiril, soma, ESI...

  53. Fevers, Night Sweats Or Lymph Nodes???
    ... I was on high doses of Percocet, but not with the Vicodin . Maybe someone else will have other suggestions....

  54. spinal surgery,6-11-08, feel alone, please help me!
    ... helps quite a bit. My doctor has limited my meds to vicodin because he's concerned about addiction if he adds...
    ... really out of it. He switched me to a stronger dose of vicodin (APAP 10 - 325) which has been working fairly well...

  55. Fever and drenching sweats after surgery
    ... they believe it's from the pain killers (I'm taking Vicodin .) Paula...
    ... i am on MS Contin (morphine extended release) and vicodin ....

  56. Will I be able to work ever again?
    ... last surgery was in Oct 07. Epidural injections and vicodin are the only things that get me through the days....

  57. Did you experience this? exercise post op? Please respond.
    ... away from them if you can. Maybe you need a little Vicodin or something of the sort if you're in pain now. You...

  58. She's back...........
    ... staples. The only meds he's prescribing right now is Vicodin . The good news is the surgeon found no herniated...

  59. All ready for surgery...maybe
    ... minute stuff done around the house, taking lots of vicodin to make that happen......

  60. Chronic Back Pain..
    ... now pregnant. My OB has said that I can take vicodin and flexoril but to use it sparingly. Good Luck...

  61. Steroid Injection Problems-Please HELP!
    ... 2000mg of erythromycin (along w/my norm meds including vicodin & tylenol) and I've been taking it ever since but...

  62. Pain suddenly worse
    ... giving us the old nerve impingement. Today I added Vicodin to the mix since I don't have to work. I don't know...

  63. scoliosis
    ... have pain everyday and expect to forever. I take Vicodin , which helps, but I do need to lay down during the...
    ... have pain everyday and expect to forever. I take Vicodin , which helps, but I do need to lay down during the...

  64. Desperate for advice
    ... different drug treatments with me. It started with Vicodin . Since then I have used Percocet, morphine, Soma ...

  65. what next?
    ... but my dr thought it was nothing... i take xanax , vicodin every 4 hours:(:( its rainy today so my pain is higher...