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  1. pepper
    ... then that no other instructions do i still take my vicodin as normal?? sence there not sedating me do you know...

  2. tired or depressed??
    ... much i know my mdes make me alittle tired xanax and vicodin but i just don't feel like i'm ever going to get...

  3. Back Fusion 3 weeks ago
    ... either. So in 3 weeks had 2 RX for percs and 2 rxs for vicodin hp. I am sorry its been 4 weeks....
    ... either. So in 3 weeks had 2 RX for percs and 2 rxs for vicodin hp. I am sorry its been 4 weeks. Tylenol in large...

  4. Lumbar Fusion - Home from the hosp.
    ... hard to focus. I don't have that problem with the Vicodin . Have you tried propping yourself with pillows ... for a couple of months before I made a step down to Vicodin . At any rate, you will see slow improvement day by...
    ... ... I was one of those people that didn't like Vicodin ..Took it 2 days in hospital, made me very tired and...

  5. New to the forum - Back pain
    ... coming in and I honestly told him that I had taken a Vicodin approximately 3 hours prior and it did nothing for ... Of course the doctor wanted to know why I had the Vicodin and I told him it was from a prior issue. Anyway...

  6. Back Pain only at night and when I try to
    ... DRX-9000, Tens unit....nothing worked. Now its just Vicodin , Zanaflex, Celebrex and Lidocaine. Do you think it...

  7. Resigned to living in pain for the rest of my life
    ... to a doctor last Fall. Since then I've been put on Vicodin , Zanaflex and Celebrex. I also have the lidocaine...

  8. Help C5 C6
    ... constant pain not to mention the addiction to the vicodin which I am sure I have by now I told them time and...

  9. Life after surgery..
    ... of relief. The only thing that gives me relief is Vicodin . I have to start physical therapy again. I exercise...

  10. Hi spiney friends.......
    ... Are you still doing 4 hour shifts? I went off my Vicodin this week for my regular hiatus that I try to do every ... great for me so far. But today I started back on the Vicodin and am in much less pain, but having gotten it all ... tired it's been making me. I went from Percocet to Vicodin . The Percocet made me much more drowsy, and I've ... been on the Vicodin for over a year, so I didn't realize what a difference...

  11. Chronic Low Back & Hip Pain
    ... My Dr. put me on steroids (Decadron, 4mg/day) and Vicodin at night. He called it a therapeutic trial, saying ... flammation gradually appeared again, needing more Advil and Vicodin , and by April I woke up with intense pain/throbbing ... can't go back to sleep. I have taken so much Advil, Vicodin , etc. I'm sure my liver & kidneys are shot. Not to ... pain relief, cuz I can't keep up all this Advill and Vicodin . The woman I have become is so far away from...

  12. who has had problems with the CRX-9000
    ... to get the monthly injection than to be on a daily vicodin plan. One of the surgeons I see prescribes the meds...

  13. back pain
    ... car. My heating pads are right up there with the Vicodin in the relief they give me! :) (waving my heating...
    ... car. My heating pads are right up there with the Vicodin in the relief they give me! :) (waving my heating...

  14. How long to stay on pain meds after PLIF???
    ... much. I was taking oxycodone on a regular basis and vicodin for break through pain plus lyrica. I have continued...

  15. Questions about spinal fusion surgery
    ... was on Percocet for about 2 months, then switched to Vicodin . I think I scared MM before her surgery, but wasn...

  16. OMG! And i thought it was bad before, yeah right!
    ... color and it's not helping trying to wean off the vicodin as not sure ifit's the cause ect. I really hate that...

  17. Overweight and Fusion?
    ... my right leg. Now I have pain in both.I also take vicodin and percocet for the pain. I feel the surgery was...

  18. Hello all.....Back Fusion scheduled
    ... about the first 2 months or so. Then I switched to Vicodin , still strong, but not as strong as Percocet. I have...

  19. back pain
    ... in the mean time they have been giving me loads of vicodin because Im already on celebrex(for my foot problem...

  20. NEW tingling after first PT session??
    ... find a good pain med. I was on oxycodone and then vicodin for break-through pain, with lyrica twice a day for...

  21. So tired - Does anyone have advice for help sleeping with sciatica pain.
    ... better relief from short acting/acute pain meds like Vicodin . Actually, when I was at my worst they did help take...

  22. Return to Physical Therapy has begun
    ... that. He told me to just stay the course and take my vicodin and skelaxin as needed and take an NSAID if needed...

  23. Lyrica nerve pain reducer is miracle
    ... and cannot take with it, but my doctor said taking Vicodin and/or Ibuprophen with it is no problem, they do not...

  24. Why~Why~Why!?
    ... then I'm done. My spine doc does manage my pain with Vicodin and Zanaflex... I asked my PT his opinion of doing...
    ... sleep, can't get comfortable................. More vicodin .........................
    ... Thanks for the support :) I took an extra vicodin and zaneflex and then passed out in the recliner chair...

  25. Diagnosis Stenosis age 39!
    ... taking it for a while, probalby b/c of the combo of vicodin and ibuprofen, but again, I still had alot of pain...

  26. Confused and feels like going in circles.
    ... of meds but the ones that stuck around was Soma and Vicodin (not taken every day only when needed) I have had...

  27. melissa update, please read!
    ... s crazy. I am on thyroid meds, the arthritis now Vicodin as needed , clonopin and an antibiotic for sinus infection ... with that i will try the Neurotin again and skip the vicodin . the only thing about the Neurotin is it may give...

  28. Back From My 6 Week Checkup
    ... wean me off percocet. I think he wants to get me on vicodin . That would be great if it works. I took my...

  29. Hurts to walk, sit, lay down
    ... you do without proper pain meds. Unlike Percocet, Vicodin (Lortab) CAN be called in to the pharmacy. It's not...

  30. Is life over as I use to kow it?
    ... or 9. They gave me the usual assortment of pills ( vicodin and soma). It helps "a little". Thanks for letting...

  31. hello to all i'm back.
    ... dose. After a couple of months, I was switched to Vicodin , which is a little less strong. Are you taking the...

  32. Anyone Had a T5 to L5 Fusion?
    ... recovery is like. At over a year post-op, I still take Vicodin everyday and expect to for the rest of my life. I...

  33. Lidoderm Patches....TENS unit
    ... started Celebrex at the same time and have upped my Vicodin . I cut it in half and place it right over the painful...

  34. Advice on current situation..
    ... and they only carried codeine, before that I was on vicodin for my back as well as my heart meds. Eventually ... the doctor for free. Another question is I prefer vicodin over the codeine. Codeine makes me itchy and nauseas ... doctor I'm seeing about possibly switching back to vicodin ? I don't want to sound like a drugseeker to them, ... yet at the same time I got much better results with vicodin and I had a better reaction to it as well, so I would...
    ... better relief, without the bad side effects, from Vicodin . Be honest and up front. Please keep us all updated...
    ... maybe less potent and she asked if I had ever tried vicodin . I answered no was she had the doctor prescribe it ... mostly. Wow.. the fog lifted when I started taking the vicodin and now I dont take T-3 anymore. (which is tylenol...

  35. nerve pain after fusion
    ... on oxycondin 20 mg 3x day and lyrica 2x day; I have vicodin and skelaxin for break-through pain which I mostly...

  36. Can you help me read my cervical CT scan, please?
    ... cuz I was so uncomfortable. Came home and took a vicodin , which helped. Here's what the current CT scan...

  37. Upcoming PLIF fusion surgery L5-S1
    ... sit without being in horrible pain. I was taking vicodin , flexeril and wearing a tens unit to make it through...
    ... sit without being in horrible pain. I was taking vicodin , flexeril and wearing a tens unit to make it through...

  38. My Valentine Present
    ... are: versed (twilight sedation), percocet, narco, vicodin , and oxycontin. The vicodin and narco are not strong...

  39. Hubby in pain
    ... because he has a physical job. All the Dr offered was Vicodin , which does nothing, and wants him to come back this...
    ... him some sort of dose of prednisone along with the vicodin in order to reduce the inflammation.this worked amazingly...

  40. Looking for support more than answers
    ... as nervous. Oh I did take one half pill more of my vicodin , 1 1/2 instead of 1, 750 mg pill. I didn't care how...

  41. back pain and dr won't help... :(
    ... of the mri report. the only meds they have me on is vicodin . i had an epideral in my back and it made it worse...
    ... have had an injection and physical therapy and im on vicodin right now!! my mri was 2 years ago. and i know it...

  42. on pain meds before the nerve pain kicks in
    ... (morphine sulfate XR) and an acute pain reliever ( vicodin ). After 4 months I'm off of the morphine and taking ... 1-3 doses of vicodin depending on the pain - which is mostly from soreness...

  43. Lower Back Pain Help!
    ... t function on it. So in January he switched me to vicodin for pain when needed (breakthrough I guess). I still ... take the ibu every other day or so and the vicodin I take on days when I have therapy or when I have...

  44. Pain meds after surgery: how much is too much??
    ... that for a couple of months before I was switched to Vicodin . I think you're wise to not worry about getting...

  45. Is this true?
    ... your on very strong pain meds, I was on Methadone and Vicodin prior to my surgery so I'm very familiar with opiates...

  46. lumbar back fusion at l4/l5 , l5/s1 levels on 2.20.08
    ... stayed on that for a couple of months, then switched to Vicodin and am still on it. I take Colace everyday, too,...

  47. Please help-is this a nerve illiness/injury?
    ... male with a desk job), she also prescribed celebrex, vicodin and physical therapy. It's been about 2 months since...

  48. Leg pain after L5/S1 fusion
    ... will need pain meds for the rest of my life. I take Vicodin twice a day, sometimes three times during a harder...

  49. Accupuncture as a treatment option....
    ... medication. Right now I'm down to two doses a day of vicodin (2x5/500). My GP was concerned about my liver (cuz ... of the tylenol in the Vicodin pills) but the liver function test came back fine...

  50. Newbie - Just had IDET
    ... The bottom3 discs (L3-S1) were black. I was given Vicodin by my PCP, which I took as needed. I finally took ... right side. Through this time I continued to take Vicodin as needed. In February 2006 my doctor recommended ... candidate. By June I had built a tolerance to Vicodin , and had to take 3 at a time to get any effect. So...

  51. AlMOST 2 YRS POST OP AND A SUCCESS!!!!!!
    ... medication that I take daily. I am now down to one 5/500 vicodin tab daily, and one skelaxin tab daily. And that I...

  52. Spinal Decompression DRX-9000?
    ... I did. For a while I got in a habit of taking a vicodin around 8:30am and by the time I dropped off the kids ... 30am around the mid way through treatment and the vicodin would help take the edge off the pain I felt during...

  53. pain in shoulder and Neck
    ... pain and all they have done so far is give me a some Vicodin and send me home. Any suggestions would help. THanks...

  54. My husband not getting much better
    ... He is still in pain. I got his GP to prescribe Vicodin and a muscle relaxant, but he is still about the same...
    ... matching heating pads now. My concern is that the Vicodin isn't holding him for very long. I don't think that...
    ... Be careful giving your hubby tylenol on top of the vicodin . It has tylenol in it -- I am pretty sure. He would...
    ... has decided to stick with the Tylenol instead of the Vicodin . I guess the Tylenol relieves the pain better. He...

  55. What Causes Annular Tears In The Disc Spaces At L4-5 And L5-s1
    ... you, I know what you are going through. I am taking vicodin , it helps a little. I hope the micro D can give...

  56. Leg pain from prior back injury/surgery
    ... Thanks for the reply. The medication I am on is basic vicodin for pain, but I try not to use it to often. Other...

  57. Sick and tired of all this
    ... it. It's better to discuss your pain, tell him the Vicodin doesn't always cover it, and let him make the suggestion ... same problem. My surgeon is still prescribing my Vicodin , which I've been on for over a year. He has always ... mix meds like that. He told me to up my dosage of Vicodin and to add Ibuprofen on my worse days. The meds...

  58. Can someone tell me how much pain your spinal fusion was -- really?
    ... months, then tapered it a bit and then stepped down to Vicodin . Are you having only the bottom few levels done...

  59. can vicodin produce extended pain when being on vicodin for a long period of time
    ... not sure what you mean by this. I've been on Vicodin for about a year. I take only two a day most of the...
    ... pharmasist about this when I picked up my prescription for vicodin and he said no, your body will not create pain to...

  60. Not sure what to do next
    ... pm started me on neurontin for the pain, along with vicodin as needed. While 2 years later, I am having numbness...

  61. L5 fracture/Spondolythesis
    ... three pins to hold the bone in place. She was on vicodin , but started classes that Monday. So keep your...

  62. Spinal Tumor?
    ... at its absolute worst at night, just before bed. Vicodin and similar pain medications offer no relief, nor...

  63. question about L5-S1 ruptured disc
    ... (general practioner). She gave me a script for 30 vicodin pills, sent me for an MRI and to physical therapy ... MRI results she gave me a script for many, many more vicodin pills and referred me to a PM (pain mgmt) doctor for...

  64. discouraged
    ... you percocet. That's a HUGE step for a GP, usually vicodin is the most they'll give and for good reason. Most...
    ... worth of ms contin and told me I could take one of the vicodin 5mg that the surgeon had prescribed for pain as a ... they have told me they cant help me, I told them the vicodin 5mg was not helping and they said they can't do anything...
    ... they have told me they cant help me, I told them the vicodin 5mg was not helping and they said they can't do anything...

  65. 3 Months Post C5-6 Fusion and still sore, stiff after PT suggestions?
    ... going to need them for the rest of my life. I take Vicodin everyday, trying hard to keep it to only two pills...

  66. what to take for headaches prior to surgery??
    ... tylenol like pepper said, or if you have anything like vicodin . Definitely no aspirin, aleve, or any blood thinning...
    ... if you are taking any pain medications (percocet, vicodin , etc) they also have acetominophen (tylenol) in them...
    ... just along for the ride with something stronger, like Vicodin or Percocet. If you're like me and it doesn't do...

  67. Justoneofus
    ... awhile? I saw on a posting to Schraige that you take vicodin and a muscle relaxer each night. May I ask what muscle...
    ... 18/06. So Im 20 months post now. Yes I still take vicodin daily; 1 -10/500 and 1- 800mg skelaxin daily. I function...
    ... me down doin it. I tell you, once I started on the Vicodin , the fog completely lifted! You know it's bad when...

  68. Schragie??
    ... there if I can help it. But, I can't do without "a" vicodin & muscle relaxer to dull my achey back each night...
    ... better since we last chatted. And yes, the "a" vicodin continues to work, most of the time. Some days I have ... fog job on me too. Once I switched from those to Vicodin and no longer taking anti-inflammers, it was like...

  69. question about post op nerve pain
    ... inexcusable in my opinion. She did give me 5/500 of the vicodin but its not touching the nerve pain which I told her...
    ... doctor who called me back said she could increase my vicodin to 7.5 but didnt think that would help much due to...
    ... sometimes a muscle relaxant works for me more than the vicodin or advil/aleve....
    ... sometimes a muscle relaxant works for me more than the vicodin or advil/aleve. Good idea, I will mention it to...

  70. What causes the sciatica to come and go frequently?
    ... the referral itself to go through. I was prescribed Vicodin and a muscle relaxer, which I don't really want to...

  71. Good News
    ... days.** On my post op (Wednesday) they switched it to vicodin 5/500 one every six hours. Enough to last a week then...
    ... days.** On my post op (Wednesday) they switched it to vicodin 5/500 one every six hours. Enough to last a week then ... your dr sent you home with percocet, then gave you vicodin and will give you darvocet next week. He seems to ... Ask your doctor to put you on oxy with percocet or vicodin for breakthrough pain. Do you take anything for...

  72. New Here! Fainted from pain today.
    ... 4-6 weeks. :( Then she wrote up prescriptions for Vicodin and a muscle relaxer..yikes! I'm very sensitive to...
    ... over pillows and moving constantly. As far as the vicodin , I told her that I don't think that anything would...
    ... Decrease their severity and frequency. You may find the vicodin works really well, and it seems to make less people...

  73. question
    ... stayed on Percocet for a couple of months. I'm on Vicodin now, long term. Many people are able to get off pain...

  74. Moderate Bilateral Facet Osteoarthritis
    ... support. I am lifting you up in prayer that those vicodin kick in for you....

  75. 18 days postop Microdiscetomy
    ... usually have taken at least two Darvocets. I have Vicodin but try to not take it unless I can't take the pain...