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  1. Dr. Appt Feb 13th. but pain is
    ... Hi Shawley, Lortab is Vicodin (Hydrocodone). It is a narcotic, not as strong as...

  2. Depressed, Discourage, Pain 24/7 after almost 9weeks Micro-D
    ... as this is after the fact. So I am now back on the Vicodin , as I can't sleep through the night because of pain...
    ... as this is after the fact. So I am now back on the Vicodin , as I can't sleep through the night because of pain...
    ... to get my life back ( no pun ). I am back on the Vicodin -as the pain shows no mercy. Why didn't you Micro...

  3. What do you do when you get a flare up?
    ... am taking muscle relaxants and ibuprofen and some vicodin , I am icing ,I try to rest but lying down is uncomfortable...
    ... enough to take the pressure off my back. Then I take a vicodin and vegetate the day away!...

  4. Question's If I Could Ask My Dr.
    ... on the x-rays. But I do still have pain, still on Vicodin with no date in sight for getting off it. Sounds...
    ... on the x-rays. But I do still have pain, still on Vicodin with no date in sight for getting off it. Sounds...

  5. BAD night tonight
    ... will not find out till monday maybe. I am getting my vicodin called in today, and he did precsribe me percocet...
    ... will not find out till monday maybe. I am getting my vicodin called in today, and he did precsribe me percocet...
    ... meds are something to look at too, I can take to ES Vicodin along with all the others and feel nothing, thats...

  6. Why or why not have back surgery
    ... or to the movies or out to eat, I'll take another vicodin because in general I can't sit or stand for too long ... potential to re-absorb the herneation. What is 4 years of vicodin going to do while I wait (or a lifetime of NSAIDS...

  7. Baybreeze....Neurogenic Claudiication Anyone?
    ... absolutely nothing helped the claudication pain. Not even vicodin or muscle relaxants helped this. SO after the epidurals...

  8. Side effects from Meds.
    ... over a year now. I also take flexiril 30mg a day, ES Vicodin 3-4 times a day along with percocet for breakthru...

  9. Pain Med Update
    ... switch me to something less strong. He switched me to Vicodin , which wasn't as good as the Percocet, but it did...

  10. mollyo
    ... work for a year. The last year i worked, I would take vicodin to make it through the day, and even with everyone...

  11. Does a Tens Unit mean no pain meds?
    ... that my doctor has no problem with my still being on Vicodin . I'm not concerned about becoming addicted, and he ... less strong, then slowly weaned myself down on the Vicodin , too. I stopped it altogether for a few days, but ... something else stronger than NSAIDS. I'm taking 2-3 Vicodin s a day at this point. The therapist said her concern ... was that the Vicodin would stop being effective after I've been on it for ... it would lose its effectiveness, too, just like the Vicodin ? And is that true, that the Vicodin will eventually ... lose its effectiveness? If the Vicodin is able to control the pain, is there any benefit...
    ... expert, but I believe your body could get used to the Vicodin somewhat and you'd need higher and higher doses to...
    ... also, it did help me not have the higher doses of vicodin . Sadly my nerve damage has turned out to be permanent...
    ... fusion, and my doctor just dropped me from Norco ( Vicodin ) to Ultram ER once a day. I have a little anxiety...
    ... also, it did help me not have the higher doses of vicodin . Sadly my nerve damage has turned out to be permanent...
    ... prescription. Hmmmm. I dunno. I'll be keeping my Vicodin , too, as the Tens Unit is for 30 minutes at a time ... loses its effectiveness. My hope is to use both the Vicodin and the Tens Unit sparingly, only as I absolutely...

  12. Update on finding new Dr.
    ... percocet to the armory of pills, if alternate the vicodin and percs it does help a lil more, as long as I dont...

  13. Lumbar Laminectomy, Discectomy L5-S1
    ... unless I get told to go. I'm taking Ibuprophen 800 and Vicodin ES for the pain. I have pain in my lower back and...

  14. Doc Said "No Work For You!!!"
    ... he has found that if he takes the Lyrica with his Vicodin , it makes him really tired. But if he takes them at...

  15. It's been a long time...but I need some help
    ... t help so four hours later I popped some leftover Vicodin . The pain lasted another day and then receeded. ...
    ... have come to the conclusion that since I am back on Vicodin for the first time in a year and it is making me ...

  16. post laminectomy/ibuprofen
    ... getting very little relief from my regular doses of vicodin , soma, and lyrica. I have an appt. with the surgeon...
    ... that i can't walk i have to lay down.. I'm taking Vicodin & Flexril for my pain. So your saying that the ibuprofin ... is working? Should i take the vicodin with it or no? I called my doctor last thursday because...
    ... that i can't walk i have to lay down.. I'm taking Vicodin & Flexril for my pain. So your saying that the ibuprofin ... is working? Should i take the vicodin with it or no? I called my doctor last thursday because ... working" as well today as yesterday. I quit taking the vicodin because I didn't think it was doing any good at all...

  17. Surgical Nurse and I ......
    ... taking more meds now than before my fusion, now I take vicodin 5/500 every six hours, Robaxin 750mg every 6 hours...

  18. Need help in understanding my MRI report....
    ... Yes. I am on Neurontin, Vicodin , and Ultracet. I have been taking these meds for about...

  19. Microdiscectomy L4 L5 Nov 22 06
    ... any Nsaids because of gastritis. I am almost out of Vicodin , which I took in the A.M and one at night. My doc...

  20. 1 Month Post Op PLIF L4-S1 Dr. Visit
    ... you know how it is. Lortab is the same thing as Vicodin . Will your doctor give you something stronger, like ... m a little over 3 months post-op and I still take Vicodin . At one month, I was still taking Percocet every...

  21. Post Surgery Pain
    ... disc at L5 S1 in August of 06. I am currently taking vicodin , relafen, and neurontin for pain although, in all...
    ... be off pain meds. I weaned myself down to just 2-3 Vicodin s a day, then decided to try without it before my next ... I asked my doctor if I should expect to be off the Vicodin by now. He said absolutely not! He was glad that...

  22. Three weeks post op/Physical Therapy
    ... call my md's office. Thankfully they gave me some Vicodin ... That seems to take the edge off & doesn't make...

  23. What do you think?
    ... My doctor just told me to take the percocet and vicodin as needed for pain and to stop the anti-inflammatories...

  24. Disc-o-gram question
    ... but I do have pain free moments often. I average 1 vicodin tab daily.. and skelaxin when needed. I still...

  25. Results from Dr. visit wednesday
    ... last big flare up.. I've had to take at least one vicodin daily, mostly at night.. to ease things up after living...
    ... sure the percs. are any better than one & half ES vicodin , but it does seem to relax me a bit more. I wish for...

  26. 123dietdrpepper Going to the OR
    ... both the front and back incisions. I still need my Vicodin several times everyday. If your surgeon gives you...

  27. Medicine Question
    ... evening while preparing dinner I would take one 5mg vicodin . At night, I would take 15mg of vicodin. It was...
    ... evening while preparing dinner I would take one 5mg vicodin . At night, I would take 15mg of vicodin. It was ... Good Luck Dr.Pepper, HLNow I thought hydrocodone was vicodin and oxycodone was percocet ? I take roxycodone /...
    ... Percocet is Oxycodone (It is on my pill bottle) and Vicodin is Hydrocodone (It is on my pill bottle)....

  28. Reply to "Here we go again"
    ... day and have been taking a few more extra stregnth vicodin than the 3 a day I have been on, it hasn't helped...

  29. Going to a new Doctor!!
    ... are different on pain meds. I am currently taking vicodin and am afraid that this new doctor will not prescribe...
    ... Hope you have success with the new doctor! If the Vicodin is working for you, I'd just be matter of fact about...

  30. Has anyone had any experience with Lyrica for nerve damage pain?
    ... Etodolac 400 mg, the 50 mg Lyrica with an icing of Vicodin as needed for pain. I'm rapidly loosing the loopy...
    ... passed, which is good because I have had to add back in Vicodin for back pain, so who needs that extra "lift". Sorry...
    ... I had pre-surgery. I take 75 mg Lyrica, Soma, and Vicodin 3x daily. The morning dose still makes me loopy,...

  31. I am finally home
    ... meds settled it down in about an hour. I hope the vicodin works for you it makes me nauseous and hyper. Good...

  32. Post op shivering and sweating
    ... Percocet. I've stopped it completely now and am on Vicodin and the shivering has stopped. The only problem...

  33. Strange Joint Aches- Part of the Same Old Pain?
    ... stubborn with meds. The only things I take as needed is vicodin and skelaxin. I have a script for cymbalta but have...

  34. GOOD fusion story!
    ... ways to go. I still have some pain, still taking Vicodin regularly, though I haven't had to take any Percocets...

  35. how much pain meds do you take
    ... neurontin/day, 1800mg ibuprofen/day, and an occasional vicodin for breakthrough pain. I stopped everything after...

  36. help!!! options for DDD??
    ... Neurontin (I have sciatica) from herniation, and valium, ( Vicodin - I got off of as it made me very irritable and sad...

  37. Does Morphine work for everyone?
    ... did very little for my body. I respond better to vicodin better than anything so far. It may be that is doesnt...

  38. Take a moment. Help. Pain never controlled.
    ... refills of the Percocet. I just went down a step to Vicodin on Wednesday evening, at my own request to get onto ... to start taking one Percocet before bed and use the Vicodin during the day. Would your surgeon give you stronger...
    ... So they said.. well have you ever tried Lortab or Vicodin . I said no.. so they perscribed it and it works the ... time. They took me off the morophine and gave me vicodin and the nurses came in and commented how well my body...

  39. Is this normal recovery for 3 level fusion
    ... something less strong. She said they would normally go to Vicodin now, so that's what they gave me. I was doing so ... the 3 Percocets. I wish I was still on them. The vicodin is okay during the day, but I'm so sore by halfway...

  40. Need some suggestions on where to turn next
    ... backed off that. I dont even take a full dose of vicodin but I could. And he's aware of this, so why he would...

  41. Hey Tammy! are you out there?
    ... holding my own at the moment, and have only had 3 or 4 vicodin tabs in the last week and nothing else. I came off...

  42. 5 Months Out Of Surgery!! Pain Again?
    ... possibility to perscribe at this time. I only take vicodin and have never even taken 2 at one time as I am allowed...

  43. I'm not a whiner, but . . .
    ... and buttocks pain is the same as before. I'm taking vicodin and soma. I couldn't take the zanaflex that was prescribed...

  44. HELP!! Terrible lower back pain, chronic
    ... that it came so quickly. Has anyone hear of that? Vicodin does help with the pain, but I want to start working...

  45. Why was my post op instructions so differant??
    ... pains and will hopefully subside. I only had vicodin since the surgery and nothing heavier myself. I am ... and I am very very sensitive to medication and the vicodin even works better than the morophine did. I can't...

  46. Pain medication request
    ... to go for an injection for just this. I have some Vicodin left, and it works VERY well at the moment. But,...
    ... first go to whichever doctor originally gave you the Vicodin . If he knows your history, that you're in pain but...

  47. 2nd opinion way different then first diagnosis
    ... around dinner time it starts to get worse and I take a Vicodin 5/500. Sleeping is a real issue, I take 3 Vicodin...
    ... every 4 hours, until 6:00pm or so, then switch to Vicodin starting with 5mg, then at bedtime which is9:30 I...

  48. RF frequency 9 hrs away, have question
    ... wondering if its normal practice to prescribe some vicodin or some form of narcotic pain releif post op. I am...

  49. UPDATE - Good and Unknowns
    ... My current meds have been 400mg celebrex, 10/500 vicodin PRN 1-2 every 4-6 hours (never took 2 at the same...

  50. Home from Surgery
    ... move things along. If you are taking narcotics like vicodin or percocet, they tend to have a constipating effect...

  51. medecine for pain?
    ... [SIZE="3"]it's defiantely the percocet. Vicodin and percocet can make you very itchy. Maybe it needed...

  52. Surgery (microdiscectomy) this Friday and I'm so anxious and have so many concerns!!!
    ... keyboard. I am a little worried about coming off the Vicodin . When I'm in a lot of pain I can take two and it...
    ... My surgeon then took me off of those and put me on Vicodin . They worked well, and at least allowed me to sleep...

  53. Help! Surgery caused permanent nerve damage -- should I sue?
    ... day). I take Neurontin every day but still am on vicodin and occassionally percocet. The doctor says there...

  54. what are the options for l5-s1 disc extrusion?
    ... feel you are ready they start you on percoset then vicodin and you get a prescription to bring home of vicodin ... . I only needed to take the vicodin for 5 days after my surgery then I got a weaker prescriptio...

  55. Newbie-2 months out of fusion on L5 S1
    ... medication at about week 4 or 5.. and i barely took any vicodin when i was on the meds.. maybe like 2-3 a day. I dont...

  56. Microdiscectomy w/out ever needding a fusion, forever?
    ... bouts requiring meds for weeks(arthrotec, naprosyn, vicodin ) that I need a fusion. I barely have any disc left...

  57. Starting PT after TLIF....
    ... meds from time to time. I am on the low hitters ( vicodin ) only because I dont tolerate meds like the Perocets...

  58. Possible Failed Fusion - "Terrifed"
    ... dose of the prednisone and my usual pain meds (just vicodin and skelaxin), I slept pretty darn good. Better than...

  59. Epidural question
    ... She's tried cymbalta, for peripheral neuropathy, vicodin and percocet and does not respond well with any of...

  60. What is this burning?
    ... I had a micro-d in May. Since then I have been on Vicodin , Naprosyn, and now Arthrotec. If I over do it my...

  61. Question about pain med
    ... I have been using Vicodin for about a year, three per day was my limit. They ... said no he didn't want me to be on a narcotic 2. The vicodin felt like I took a advil or something. Now a new doctor ... wondering if I take these for awhile if i can go back to vicodin and they will work again????? Or if they are about...
    ... tylenol or not? I also wondered if the percocet and vicodin both have codeine? That's why I was wondering if I ... quit vicodin for awhile if they will work again. However in the ... percocet, I don't like them. I think I will stay on the vicodin , the percocet, make me tired and not feeling so well ... . The dr let me stay on vicodin for so long, because there wasn't anything else I...
    ... s no such a thing as percocet without tylenol. Vicodin and percocet are not the same product either nor do ... medication to percocet and trying to go back down to vicodin will not be helpful. What you are experiencing is...
    ... Thanks for the info I thought vicodin had codeine. Can't stand the percocet, they make me ... tired and pukey feeling. The vicodin didn't do either. My doctor did increase my dosage...
    ... Vicodin is HYDROcodone with APAP or TYlenol. Dosages are usually ... Codeine. Tylenol with Codeine is not as strong as Vicodin and Vicodin is not as strong as Percocet because as ... There is also forms of Ibuprofen with codeine like Vicodin but with Ibuprofen instead of Tylenol...
    ... Okay so what is Loritab then is it like Vicodin ...?...
    ... the amount of tylenol. Okay and now looking at the Vicodin it says HYDROCO/APAP 5-500. The thing is, the percocet ... make me feel gross, tired and pukey. The Vicodin always made me feel better, even have a little more ... one of those before and it seemed like a supersized vicodin as far as the effects and I really liked that, don ... switch to that, just wondered if its same stuff as vicodin ....
    ... different meds make us all feel different. Some people vicodin make sleepy, not me, it give me more energy or something ... made me pukey and tired, quit taking it to. Maybe vicodin is the only thing that will work for me. STill wondering...
    ... Lortab is the same thing as vicodin but it has 10Mgs of hydro vs the 5 in plain old vicodin...
    ... BRAND name for 'hydrocodone' and 'tylenol'....same as Vicodin , but different manufacturer. ***sorry Marcia...

  62. New and 2nd lumbar fusion scheduled
    ... Tramadal every 4 hours, in the evening I start taking Vicodin 5/500, at bedtime I take three so I can get some sleep ... . My Dr. started writing my Rx for Vicodin 1-2 every 4-6 hours PRN not to exceed 6 in 24 hours ... , this last script he wrote was for Vicodin 5/500 every 6-8 hours PRN, not to exceed 4 per 24...
    ... to meds and can not take percocet either. I take vicodin and do very well on that. Even the morophine did ... they took me off the morophine pump and gave me some vicodin . BTW, they doubled the dosage post-op instead of ... 5/500mg Vicodin .. they bumped it to 10/500 mg and I could take 2 if...

  63. back pain
    ... that i might have strained my back. They gave me vicodin and some kind of anti inflammatory medicine. About...

  64. Help! My daughter in trouble
    ... the past and has not helped), Flexeril and even a Vicodin here and there. NOTHING is helping. I realize she...

  65. my whiplash injury is now a chronic problem
    ... percs are too strong for me. I get along well with Vicodin . The heavy hitters make me very ill. A TENS unit...

  66. Sciatic-like pain after injury
    ... I take celebrex myself), and pain reliever (I take Vicodin ). These two meds work well together for me. It controls...

  67. Up-Date
    ... my first 3 days back at work with a some help from vicodin ...of course I had to lay flat on my back for 3 hours...

  68. should I just get a fusion??
    ... because I'm in so much pain and can't sit. I'm taking Vicodin around the clock with little relief....

  69. Pain after first week back at work
    ... anyone know what this pain could be? I tried icing, vicodin etc..nothing helped. I hope you are all as pain free...
    ... know if taking ibuprofen is okay if you are taking vicodin , etc. make sure you check what meds you are taking...

  70. Nausea/dizzyness from different brand med...
    ... here too: My usual med's are etolac, neurontin & vicodin 5/500 (2 pills-3x's a day). I complained that the...

  71. Can pain pills cause memory loss?
    ... odd case, but I am more than loopy when I take even vicodin . It makes me very sad, because the horrible pain...

  72. Degenerative JOINT disease VS degenerative DISK disease
    ... A PM may start you on a simplistic medication like Vicodin for instance if you are on nothing at all. If you...

  73. Neurontin Question
    ... twice a day for a total of 600mg. I'm also taking Vicodin 5/500 every 4 hours and percocet when all else fails...

  74. Low Back Pain, what is my cause?
    ... But when they took me off that and put me on the Vicodin (much less potent med), I acutally had better pain...
    ... straight to hell. I was also interested in the Vicodin , that it gave you relaxing pain relief. I may suggest...

  75. degenerative disk disease
    ... will do it when I can't walk anymore. I have tried vicodin , flexoril( makes me stoned), skelaxin, medrol dose...
    ... throw money right out of the window. I have lived on Vicodin for a year straight, now they don't work, I have tried...