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  1. Gabapentin for sciatic pain?
    ... discussed my ongoing back problems. I have been taking vicodin for almost 2 years and really need to wean off it ... control to the point where I can work and cut down on vicodin while I wait for a spot on the operating table. ...
    ... narcotics I tried had uncomfortable side effects. The vicodin works pretty good, but I've been taking it for nearly...

  2. 8 weeks - post fusion, sitting ability
    ... ought to be comparing too closely. I still take a Vicodin every morning and another at night. I could use one...

  3. Questions about prescription refill...
    ... he gave me a refill for pain medication(i'm taking vicodin es) I've always been given a 1 week supply, so this...
    ... he gave me a refill for pain medication(i'm taking vicodin es) I've always been given a 1 week supply, so ... Hi !! I have a question for you ... I also take vicodin faithfully. My perscription says take one (7.5/500 ... take 6 doses a day. May I ask the strength of your vicodin , and you said you take two at a time?? Also what does ... take it so often. I dont' get 100% relief with the vicodin by no means but when my dose is due the pain is already...

  4. Inspiration
    ... needed to hang in there for 3 weeks. Being bumped from Vicodin to Percocet was a Godsend to me. Hard to imagine...

  5. Pity Part anyone????
    ... been BURNING up my back. I am miserable. I took 1.5 vicodin . I haven't taken narcs in nearly a year. I can't...
    ... apparently my body had a vote awhile back and decided that Vicodin is it's choice of pain med. I throw up at taking...

  6. Does Mri Confirm Severe Pain?
    ... /day of oxy. I have to be satisfied with 8/day of vicodin 10/350 and 2/day of 1mg ativan. I think you need...

  7. Finally, a Diagnosis! But I'm Scared, not Excited!
    ... and the italian meal...enjoy a big glass with your vicodin and then fall asleep leaving the kids to their attention...

  8. L4/L5/S1 two level fusion, pain, and pregnancy?
    ... I've been doing everything in my power to not take Vicodin as it really doesn't do a whole lot to help with my...
    ... Fentanyl Patch which is a class B pharmaceutical - I take Vicodin sparingly as I really don't feel it does much to even...
    ... taking Ultram, and lately I have had to take a couple vicodin too, (5/325) which really don't seem to help, but...

  9. Need Help Regarding Meds. change
    ... And I am wondering if I should of gotten off the Vicodin with help, instead of cold turkey, having to endure...

  10. In horrible pain-frustration setting in
    ... around two in the afternoon its hurting bad. i take vicodin a few times a week only and it helps alot but i don...

  11. Lyrica and EMG test
    ... .all of my lumbar discs are bulging. I am on vicodin , lyrica, soma. My dr wants me get an EMG done....

  12. Pain meds..
    ... guilty about taking pain meds, for your pain? I take Vicodin for my pain. I wait till my pain gets real bad and...
    ... have to say I disagree, back when I first started Vicodin I was taking the lowest strength possible and still...

  13. In pain and frustrated!
    ... tolerance, this pain is too much for me and I now take Vicodin 10/325 about every 4 hours. I've started walking 2...
    ... take notes of your pain before and after taking the vicodin , pain with activity, sitting, at night, etc. This...

  14. Does the pain ever end???
    ... have a reaction to Oxycotin and Methodone. I get Vicodin and Ativan. Then you read these magazine articles...

  15. Dr appointment update
    ... I have taken some (including Vicoprofen, which is vicodin with ibuprofen in it) and got severe bruising. This...

  16. Chronic pain and doctor cut me off
    ... can't take alot. Never had problems with percocet or vicodin but try telling a doc to just give you that is hard...

  17. Shot for sciatic pain?
    ... shot and did it give you any relief? I have some Vicodin but not much and afraid Dr will not refill it. I...

  18. Injections at 11:15 am
    ... with what to do next. (I still take have to take 1 vicodin & skelaxin daily.. otherwise I'm aching big time within...

  19. After 3 surgeries, what should I do next?
    ... Also yes I am still taking medication, mainly Vicodin ES. However, I think it is too soon to get off the...
    ... ask your dr. about a nerve pain med like neurontin, vicodin won't touch your nerve pain at all. I would think...
    ... pain meds you are on exactly? I am currently taking Vicodin ES(7.5/750) I'm just curious to see what someone else...

  20. Spondy & What is a Pain Magement doctor??
    ... stiff and everytime I move it's very bad. I'm taking vicodin which is not helping, he said that my regular doctor...

  21. Scoliosis & Spondylithesis
    ... and I will for the rest of my life. I still take Vicodin everyday, and my doctor has told me to expect to for...

  22. Nsaids
    ... surprised, too, when my doctor told me that if the Vicodin wasn't quite doing it, to add in some Naproxyn. The ... (I remember you're the opposite from me, that the Vicodin makes you drowsy and the Percocet doesn't.) I didn...
    ... Shawley, I think there is a Vicoprofen - vicodin with motrin. Emily, I have not had an x-ray since...

  23. Need help, quit smoking after surgery.
    ... would work better if I didn't smoke. Proven fact on Vicodin and Norco.(Check drug interaction with tobacco). ...

  24. Has anyone taken tylenol with codine after lumbar fusion?
    ... the T with C is somewhere in between Percocet and Vicodin , as far as effectiveness. Everyone's different, but...

  25. First time here: It's back AGAIN!
    ... heavier medications, and my body responds better to vicodin of all things. Let us know how you are doing...

  26. Claudication...(long)
    ... really found one that helped much. I tried Vicoprofen ( vicodin with ibuprofen instead of tylenol). It sort of lessened...

  27. Please help me
    ... from my hip to my foot last all night. I'm taking 2 vicodin now as one does nothing. I'm sure you know about that...
    ... stiff and everytime I move it's very bad. I'm taking vicodin which is not helping, he said that my regular doctor...

  28. Leg Pain and swelling
    ... deal with the pain but this new doc took away the vicodin and just upped my Meth and when i'm on it I just can ... resolved soon. I'm tired of flying high so Im back on my Vicodin e and felling some pain but if this means no swollen...

  29. Had the discogram/looking at 5 level fusion.
    ... her heavy duty drugs when she went home, MS Contin & Vicodin & Flexeril. I am skeptial too since I was in the...

  30. Introduction to me
    ... year to bowl due to constant pain. I had to take Vicodin every night so I could make it through 3 games. We...

  31. 6 weeks post-op, pain med question
    ... with it and works more quickly. Lortab (same drug as Vicodin ) is a less strong narcotic. I'm glad your doctor ... much. My doctor doesn't like to mix Percocet and Vicodin . He is willing for me to use either one, but not ... switch back to Percocet or just up my dosage of the Vicodin . I was disappointed because the Percocet works so ... I take it during the day, so I'm sticking with the Vicodin . That was a bad week when I asked for the stronger ... phase now (in spite of being up now waiting for the Vicodin to kick in). Are you able to be up and moving around...

  32. can anyone relate to my problem?
    ... but might work better for your body. Such as me.. vicodin works better than all combined. IDET has a low...

  33. Microdiscectomy Questions and Advice
    ... L4/L5 ON 11/21/06 Pain in left leg and lower back vicodin does not relieve pain just dulls the edge slightly...

  34. Humidity and Pain & Stiffness
    ... to ask my doctor if he'll give me a refill on the Vicodin (he will) and also a prescription for Percocet for ... helped me get some sleep. A little stronger than Vicodin and it makes me drowsy, too. I'm down to three left...

  35. Suggestions to Help My Husband
    ... to Percocet and Darvocent, but I *think he's taken Vicodin , but not sure the results. What drugs are Opiates...

  36. New here! Been lurking for awhile, have a question..
    ... am fully fused and I still take on a normal day 1 vicodin and 1 skelaxin or my pain level rises and tylenol...

  37. In need of support
    ... ever and they gave me Valium to take along with my Vicodin wich by the way isn;t much effective after about a...

  38. Question for everyone on this board...
    ... ever and they gave me Valium to take along with my Vicodin wich by the way isn;t much effective after about a...

  39. Help ,please, with decision
    ... understand to. About two years ago I was still living on vicodin but could still manage but in great pain. I was walking...

  40. Advice From Post Op People Please !!
    ... and then I pay of course.) I do take low doses of vicodin (1 10mg tab) and skelaxin (1) daily to keep things...

  41. Pain Scale: 1..10 - Examples
    ... have essentially the same pain 2 hours after taking 2 vicodin . If the pain level is a 7 before meds it is still...

  42. ultram
    ... tolerable level (if I am not doing much) the oxycodone ( vicodin ) is for my break through pain....

  43. This pain is ridiculous!!!! Now hip pain!!!
    ... Elmo you might try something else instead of the vicodin . Vicodin knocks me out for a day and really messes...

  44. Can you have a baby after a fusion?
    ... get off of the medication I'm on (Fentanyl 25mcg & Vicodin ) when I'm still in a good deal of pain. I also talked...

  45. Bad night
    ... reactions with some meds than others as well. Lortab or Vicodin give me energy while they make others sleepy. My friend...

  46. 8 weeks post op, is this normal?
    ... I take medication daily to sustain me. I take one Vicodin and one Skelaxin daily. If I don't I'm really hurting...

  47. Degeneration
    ... is so so severe. After trial and error I now take Vicodin (which really never takes all the pain away ) muscle...

  48. Sciatic Pain
    ... question I have is pain medication. I was taking Vicodin for a couple of weeks and stopped taking about 4 weeks ... would relieve pain but not have the side effects of Vicodin ? Paul Speese [QUOTE=ibake&pray;2960905...
    ... pain that will help for the siatica more than the Vicodin which is actually quite a mild drug, all things considered...
    ... Vidocin every day to 200 mg oxycodone and 5 reg strength Vicodin per day. Thankfully, and miraculously, they don't...
    ... to find what works best for you. I always like the vicodin as they don't make me tired and groggy, but other...
    ... pain reduced and looking at surgical options. The Vicodin doesn't do a thing, so I need to try other options...

  49. has anyone else had to go off meds to get spinal chord stimulator?
    ... I didn't have to go off my pain meds. I was using Vicodin 10/750 then....

  50. More Back Pain
    ... went to the er they wouldn't do anything but give me vicodin and I have been on that for 2 1/2 years. Normally ... it was more intense than any pain I had had and the vicodin wouldn't work. Thank god my family doctor believed ... getting 2 pain meds from 2 drs in one day. I got the vicodin before my other doctor called me back. Anhoo. The ... unberable and the percecet is gone. I am again taking vicodin and it doesn't touch the pain at all. I am at my...

  51. 6 Months Post-Op L4-L5 Fusion Migrating Prostheses?
    ... this has been tremedously painful for about 6 weeks. Vicodin seems to work from my GP. Any movement makes the problem...

  52. Pain Meds - What do the 2 numbers mean?
    ... meant... > Percocet (10/325) > Lortab (10/500) > Vicodin (5/500) What do the 2 numbers represent? I like...
    ... meant... > Percocet (10/325) > Lortab (10/500) > Vicodin (5/500) What do the 2 numbers represent? I like...
    ... Lortab, Norco, and Vicodin are Hydrocodone mixed with Acetaminophen. Like they...

  53. fusion what to expect post
    ... only maybe 4 hours of relief. Now if I was to take a vicodin I would be out for 24 hours....

  54. 5 days post op, level one fusion
    ... percocet so my doctor's nurse asked if I would try vicodin (10/325 mg 2 every 6 hours) and if that didn't take ... pick it up. Like a dummy I agreed to take 2 of the vicodin every 6 hours. The vicodin does take the edge off ... be in less pain so maybe I'll be okay on just the vicodin . We'll have to see. I just know that from now on...
    ... I take two lortab wich are extra strength vicodin every four hours and oxicontin twice a day. If...
    ... fusion in 2005. The doctor started the taper from the vicodin about 3 months using Ultram.. 19 months later I am ... still using Vicodin . It depends on when your pain subsides. Some are...

  55. Medication induced Constipation
    ... been on Methadone for almost a year and have had to Vicodin to my regimen along with about four other meds for...
    ... brand of Colace) every morning and every night with my Vicodin . If I have to take more pain meds one day or if I...

  56. 1 Year Anniversary Today!
    ... and am getting stronger and stronger. I still take Vicodin twice a day, but that's not a lot. I'm in so much...

  57. Pain Med Question
    ... post op.. and I still have to take at least 1 10mg Vicodin and one skelaxin per day. This may be permanent for...
    ... Ollie, I am 7 months post-op and take 1 Vicodin (hydrocodone) in the morning and another at bedtime ... doctor feels I need to accept that I will probably take Vicodin or something similar for the rest of my life. My...

  58. Having really bad day ............
    ... Lyrcia 75mg 1 x per day. This week I was swiched to Vicodin and Cymbalta. I was still taking the Oxy cause workers...
    ... to eat a bowl of soup, which allowed me to take my Vicodin and keep it down..the Vicodin seems to help with the...
    ... this is..after stopping the oxyconin and going on Vicodin ..the Oxy gave me way so much more relief on my pain ... . The Vicodin barely puts a dent in it, I am allowed to take 2 pills...
    ... glad things are mostly positive for you. Sorry the Vicodin is making you feel sick. Does it make you nauseous...
    ... I would definitely give your doctor a call if the vicodin is not working. I take one vicodin and I am totally...
    ... right! I'm completely opposite you on these. One Vicodin cuts my pain, two cuts it even better on a bad day...
    ... my doctor freaked out. I've done the same with the Vicodin that I was taking five times a day, had to quite to ... anything stronger than the dosage of Methadone and Vicodin I presently on which when taken together do take off...
    ... days she is here. I explained to my doc that the Vicodin is just not enough to help with my pain and it makes...

  59. AmandaConfused
    ... family MD and was in tears with pain and he put me on Vicodin 5/500, Flexeril, and a dose of Predisone. Nothing ... to find a combo that worked before work. At least Vicodin gives me energy, I can actully do those things I have ... decides to pay me. This MD said he will take me off Vicodin soon. That makes me so mad! I just found a combo that...
    ... arn't going to prescribe you anything stronger than Vicodin . The docter is going to send you to a Pain Management...
    ... the surgeon and GP can only give Class 3 (such as Vicodin , Norco). I would see about a MRI with contrast and...

  60. Car Accident: L5-S1 Back Pain & Numbness in Legs & Feet!! HELP ASAP
    ... stem from your meds.....hydrocodone is generic for vicodin .....which can constipate you and cause urinary retention...

  61. Tailbone?
    ... had the surgery. This is very manageable. A little Vicodin and the TENS as needed keeps it pretty much under...

  62. medicines for a fusion
    ... before the surgery. Morphine did nothing for me. Vicodin did! So they just upped the strength and dosage along...

  63. 5 month post op appt :(
    ... Lyrcia and be put on something else. I was swiched to Vicodin and Cymbalta..have only taken the Vicodin because...

  64. Happy Anniversary to Schragie & Me! & Update
    ... the worst it gets.. I can deal, so long as I have Vicodin and Skelaxin on board as needed. I mean, I average...

  65. Is there such a thing as Post Surgical Depression?
    ... munologist later this month. "B" will not refill my Rx for Vicodin , since I have not scheduled the surgery. L3-L4 is...

  66. Bad Weather on My bad back
    ... Yvette, doctors can give us refills on Lortab or Vicodin , those are both hydrocodone, but Shawley is on Oxycodone...

  67. Dr. Pepper's Thank You
    ... have to take, have you ever tried Vicoprofen? It's vicodin (hydrocodone) combined with ibuprofen (instead of...

  68. new here, bad back for 2 1/2yrs
    ... after all this time) and a pain reliever (such as vicodin , lortab, percocet, etc) to get you by until you can...

  69. MRI Results and My Symptoms, PLEASE HELP!
    ... help, the other meds don't work for nerve pain like vicodin etc. Wish you the best of luck. vette...

  70. Newbie - 3 Level Cervical ADR
    ... fioricet or Imitrex since the surgery - am just on Vicodin (and other meds I have to wean off of at some point...

  71. Paging Clover......
    ... addict, I have been on lortab for over a year, and vicodin for the year before that. Well it says take two every...

  72. San Diego Folks (Anyone actually):Questions and Massive Head/neck pain
    ... taken any headache medicine since the surgery - just Vicodin and Soma and this keeps my pain at about a '1' - but...
    ... taken any headache medicine since the surgery - just Vicodin and Soma and this keeps my pain at about a '1' - but...

  73. Back Pain After Fusion
    ... except Percocet 3 to 4 a day. Currently Im taking Vicodin and Nerontin with little relief. Yesterday was the...

  74. Norco vs other pain meds
    ... drugs on me. The Kadian, Nabumetone, Tramadol, and Vicodin didn't work. He prescribed Norco this week and seems...
    ... drugs on me. The Kadian, Nabumetone, Tramadol, and Vicodin didn't work. He prescribed Norco this week and seems...
    ... drugs on me. The Kadian, Nabumetone, Tramadol, and Vicodin didn't work. He prescribed Norco this week and seems ... meds. Hydrocodone is the same narcotic in both. Vicodin can be 5 mg, 7.5 mg and 10 mg. I suspect he/she just...

  75. Update On Tiger
    ... me to pain clinic and told me I may have to be on vicodin for the rest of my life. Pain clinic doc recommened ... So I called the neuro doc the other day because my vicodin is getting low. "Oh we can't prescibe any more to...
    ... hate to see the worse one. :) Saying you'll be on vicodin forever ? Sorry but that doc sounds like a quack...