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  1. 2 weeks post op
    ... Get lots of fiber and you won't have a problem. Vicodin can really bind you up, but may be necessary for pain ... took Extra Strength Tylenol during the day, and 1 Vicodin at bedtime. Good luck. I have lots of muscle spasms...

  2. Post Micro-Disksectomy 2weeks
    ... for your response, it gives me hope. I am taking Vicodin 1/2 tablet and he has me on Remafin(sp) anti-inflammatory...

  3. Torso Crooked After Back Injury. Please Help!!
    ... concerned it is not just a "pulled back." Doc gave me Vicodin to relax me and my muscles, but 72 hours later, it...
    ... <<Vicodin to relax me and my muscles, but 72 hours later, it ... decided it was muscular, and as such prescribed the Vicodin . Of course you ought to be evaluated before you go...

  4. Post-Fusion: Is Pain-Free A Possibility?
    ... am still on pain meds though. I average 1 10mg of vicodin daily and more when I overdo or therapy flares me...

  5. I finally decided to file a complaint against my surgeon
    ... night the pain was so bad that even a lodine and 2 vicodin didn't help (I have vicodin leftover from my surgery...

  6. Any travel advice?
    ... feet. I'm on Neurontin (HATE IT!) and I still take a Vicodin 7.5 or two every afternoon/night. BTW: for those...

  7. Can you help with my MRI report??
    ... the pain has increased 10 fold. I went from taking vicodin to taking morphine and vicodin for break through pain...
    ... have these anymore. I need pain relief. I was on vicodin , 1500mg about 4 times a day for 2.5 years. Just recently ... switched to morphine. I take 30mg 3 x a day and use vicodin for breakthrough pain. I am scheduled for Thursday...

  8. Afraid
    ... surgery, I take 2400 mg neurontin a day along with ES vicodin , flexiril and pamalor, It does make it tolerable,...

  9. TLIF surgery last week
    ... 11 months post op, I take 2400 mg of neurontin, ES Vicodin (750 mg) 3 times a day, 10mg flexiril 3 times a day...

  10. Visit to Pain Mgmt. Dr....
    ... tolerant. If you've not taken large amounts of say Vicodin for a period of time then your body will simply not...

  11. 24 Bulging Disc, Runaround?? ***
    ... Is that what is causing all my pain?? Ive been on vicodin , percocet and it works but I do not want to become...

  12. for pain
    ... Thank you:) ( I am trying to stay off others like vicodin , oxycodone, etc...) The Tylenol w/codeine seems like...
    ... anylonger, it just made me sleepy so I switched over to vicodin and that is what made me sick (5mg). I really don...

  13. Sacroiliac Joint Troubles
    ... now it's all flared up again. I would kill for a vicodin or a percoset... at least at night so I could sleep...

  14. how much meds should I be taking
    ... relief to be able to function and in conjuction with Es vicodin , flexiril and pamalor I can find enough relief to...

  15. Wild guess? Anyone?
    ... when I got home. I was hoping to find an overlooked vicodin or something that would ease up the pain, but no luck...

  16. New pain above surgical site
    ... I had to start tapering off Norco to go to regular Vicodin . This week I had hoped to reduce the regular Vicodin...

  17. Having A Really Really Bad Day!!
    ... strong for me. I get little benefit from morophine. Vicodin 5 or 10 mg, works excellenet for me. They all offer...
    ... feel better. I too take Percocet and Flexiril. The vicodin is less strenght than Percocets I think. I might be...

  18. Neurontin dosage question
    ... don't suffer when you dont have to. I do take ES vicodin , flexiril and pamalor along with th nerontin for relief...

  19. Help I Need Answers
    ... Dame. I go the P.T three times a week, and am on Vicodin and Skelaxin for pain. The MRI showed the tear and...

  20. For Rushtonbear - Fusion Pain After Surgery
    ... when they took the pump away and gave me my regular vicodin , which is less potent than the morophine, yet is offered ... noticed how more comfortable I was sleeping on the vicodin . I would do the fusion again if another disc...

  21. My computer has blown up with my fusion!
    ... even complained about 2 Tylenol PM). I tried taking Vicodin at night to help with shoulder pain, but doesn't help...

  22. Non union?
    ... Now I'm on higher mg of Kadian. 100mg /day 500mg vicodin 2-4day. Tim...

  23. Frustrated & Upset
    ... pain since nov. I'm on the neurontin 2400mg, with ES vicodin , flexiril & pamalor, it does control things enough...

  24. I am having new pain I never had before...
    ... it did was cause more pain now I take Flexeral and Vicodin ES.....I'd like to ask for Oxycontin when I see my...

  25. upcoming disectomy - worried
    ... feel. Personally, I got a much better feeling from vicodin , but I very rarely take that any more. Actually 600mg...
    ... medications I was prescribed were Norcal (or extra strength vicodin ) and valium for muscle spasms. I continue to take...

  26. Degenerative Disc Disease
    ... had my fusion done in April 2005. I had been taking vicodin and oxydcontin for about 2 years. The doctor(surgeon ... detox. It didn't take too long until I was taking vicodin again. Not that many, maybe 3 or 4 a week, but i was ... take the meds. 3 months later I'm taking morphine and vicodin so they put me on the patch. I must admit, the patch...
    ... med's that I'm on are Kadian 100MG day Cymabalta, Vicodin , Methocarbamol (muscle relaxer) and Valium at night...

  27. Flunked my pre-op!
    ... surgery.) I've been on 60mg oxycontin/day with vicodin for breakthrough and I'm scared I'm getting addicted ... just took 2 extra stregth tyonenol instead of another vicodin . I am so sick of the way narcotics make me feel. I...

  28. Sciatica question...
    ... where near like not having it at all. I also take ES vicodin every 4-6 hrs, flexiril 3 x a day, pamalor 2 a bedtime...

  29. 4 weeks post op-catching up! Good News!
    ... the day catches up with me is when I need the extra vicodin the most. I really needed to hear some good news...

  30. No fusion
    ... s just intense. I'm taking Kadian twice a day and vicodin . I believe without the kadian, that the pain level...

  31. had discogram now told i need fusion
    ... doctor about my origional injury and he perscribed some vicodin . Well my back pain went away and i decided to take...
    ... I wouldn't try to get off the vicodin until your back issue is resolved. You are on quite...

  32. Looks Like Surgery
    ... I was told if I was in pain, that I could take my vicodin before going to the hospital.. so you can probably...

  33. new here and new some help for my husband please!!!!!
    ... and ultram and the doc. just gave him a script for vicodin so he can get some releife at night and get some sleep...

  34. Post surgery constipation and straining
    ... oxycontin/oxycodone, morphine, dilaudid, percocet, vicodin are some examples.. there are many others), which...

  35. Hardware removal and pain
    ... Gabapentine, nothing but side effects from them. Oxy, vicodin and ibuprofen has been the mixture that has gotten...

  36. Just sounding off
    ... pain, I too am on neurontin, 2400 mg a day, plus ES vicodin , flexiril & pamalor. I get so sick of the meds and...

  37. Nerve stimulator?
    ... yep! amazes me too!:p ) and only occasionally take a Vicodin if I way over do it. I know that not everything works...

  38. Feels like small voltage going thru my neck and upper back!
    ... and scared. What if it's a brain thing?!! I do take Vicodin regularly for back pain and now am on a progesterone...

  39. Vicodin AND Percocet ?
    ... has to be picked up in his office by federal law. Vicodin can be called in. They are different classes of narcotics...
    ... ran out - thankfully - and didn't have to take any vicodin . I'll save it for another day.:)...

  40. seeing a chiro
    ... though if it gets bad enough I'll take like a 2mg vicodin . I'd take the zanaflex during the day but it knocks...
    ... doing pretty well, but I am going to get a script for vicodin again just in case I flare up and can't relax. I...

  41. how long for pain meds (3 weeks post op)
    ... I am still on meds. I take 2400 mg. neurontin, Es vicodin every 4-6 hrs., flexiril 10 mg. evey 8 hrs., and pamalor...
    ... on too much medication, but still take 1-2 low dose vicodin daily. Try and remember that your surgery was MAJOR...

  42. Tomorrow Is The Big Day...any last words???
    ... they took me off the stuff and gave me my regular vicodin .. I was more at ease. But many swear by the morophine...
    ... both contain tylenol but maybe in different amounts. vicodin is hydrocodone and tylenol, percocet is oxycodone ... stronger than hydrocodone) and tylenol. maybe the vicodin has more tylenol.. on the bottle it should list two...

  43. Stomach pain from NSAIDs, what should I take instead?
    ... them. I took 3 advil this morning, trying to save the Vicodin for when I might need it worse, and I was doubled...
    ... are taking and you probably should go back to the vicodin and ask for more if you need it. There are other...

  44. 3 Level Lumbar Fusion - Need Info And Help
    ... pain going away and getting my strength back? I take vicodin 2 - 3 times per day and Robaxin 2 - 3 times per day...

  45. ALIF Fusion 5 weeks ago and still in pain
    ... two level fusion. I take 2400 mg of neurontin, Es vicodin every 4-6 hrs., flexiril every 8 hrs. and pamalor...

  46. Can you help me with my MRI results??
    ... yada. I'm not much of a risk b/c I only need about 1 vicodin a day to get me by anyway. I just deal with it via...
    ... try to alternate between it and tylenol. I also take vicodin but just at night. I called for something different...

  47. What did I do wrong?
    ... I am a teacher so I had some time off. I went on vicodin and ibuprofen and rest. Soon I started physical therapy ... so I went back to my GP who increased my dose of vicodin e from 1 pill(at that time) a day to 2. I continued ... with plenty of stops) the pain got worse. Gp upped vicodin to 3 a day and gave me a muscle relaxor. I got slowly ... and some prednisone. Saw GP on Wed who gave me more vicodin e and a referral for an epidural injection which I...
    ... stretching and ibuprophen. I am afraid of heavy narcs like vicodin . They are masking the pain, and you are then doing...
    ... nights when it hurts so bad I have to take something ( vicodin , oxycodin, and/or ibuprofen) every three hours. I...
    ... relief. My brother, who has RA, is trying to get off vicodin and alcohol. At least he quit smoking. This is ... well, had my mom drive me to get cat food) 10:30 am vicodin e 5/500 (guess car ride was not such a good idea ... ) 12:20 pm oxycodone 3:00 Vicodin e and 600mg ibuprofen 7:00 vicodine 8:30 chlorzoxazone ... relaxor-getting ready for the nightly torture) 10:30 vicodin e 1:30 am vicodine 5:00 am (this morning) I decided...
    ... same time (especially being that 2 are narcotics) Vicodin contains acetominophen (tylenol) PLUS hydrocodone...
    ... 1/2 that.. so be careful that you dont overdo the vicodin . if the other 325 mg of stuff you say is in the oxycodone...
    ... Methadone and then a break through medication such as vicodin to be used only as needed. Oxycodone is not codiene...

  48. Post Op Occupation Query
    ... me for 4 hours sedentary work; the meds I was on ( vicodin and robaxin) don't mix with moving equipment so I...

  49. Neutronin?
    ... I was taking 6 tylenol, 3 robaxin, and 3 10-500 vicodin everyday and so far today, I have taken nothing else...

  50. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE III
    ... m fusing :) . He took me off the robaxin and the vicodin , but put me on neurontin :) plus Feldene - it's an...
    ... than the fog brain I had with the robaxin and the vicodin . Haven't had anything else so far and it's easier...
    ... shopping for school yesterday & didn't have to take a vicodin when I got home.:blob_fire That's huge for me.Thanks...

  51. Problems w/ getting a refill from family Dr.
    ... S1.......I saw him twice and he did have me on 5mg vicodin and muscle relaxers since my back is completely in...

  52. Quick Neurontin Question
    ... pain but in very tolerable degrees, I also take ES vicodin , flexiril & pamalor. As far as long term use and...

  53. Swelling
    ... things back in control and I could start to retake my Vicodin and such. But no more nerve meds.. I must be allergic ... out, two). Meds I was taking after I overdid were Vicodin , Skelaxin (full doses-- 1 ea. 8 hrs), lidoderm patches...

  54. My friend hurt her back playing softball...
    ... off answer of "take these naproxin, flexiril and a vicodin to sleep if you need it", don't be discouraged. It...

  55. Thoracic back pain and benign vertebral hemangioma
    ... neurotin, other neuro type meds, and currently on Vicodin (which works okay during the better days and not at ... getting up 6 times). I really rely on taking the vicodin and my doctor is fine with keeping this up forever...

  56. new...L1, L2, and S1 slightly bulged.....L3 and L4 bulged pretty bad...just lost here
    ... ....The family doctor has me on pain killers (5mg vicodin ) but enough to last until this weekend and he doesen...

  57. Shoes after Surgery
    ... the past surgery. I am on 2400 mg. of neurontin, ES vicodin , flexiril and pamalor on a daily basis to manage the...

  58. Sick & tired of my back
    ... medications: percocet, darvocet, hydrocodone, tylenol, vicodin , ibuprofen, the list goes on. I also had 3 epidural...

  59. Completely lost....
    ... repeatedly. I have since struggled with a major Vicodin addiction... my marriage almost ended because of it ... could provide pain relief and I could get off the Vicodin at least for a while. Now I am terrified of the pain...
    ... management of this. Since you had problems with the vicodin before.. it's probably prudent to make this a family...
    ... you. I'm not sure exactly what your problem with Vicodin was, but generally less than 3% of those in true chronic...
    ... totally pain free day since 1998 I have been on ES vicodin , along with the other pain meds, since my first fusion...
    ... well, honestly, with the vicodin , i was taking 20 pills a day, vicodin hp, which is...

  60. Is this nerve pain??
    ... still suffer from it, I'm on 2400 mg. of neurontin, Es vicodin , flexiril, and pamalor, and still feel the nerve pain...

  61. Well. Wish me luck.
    ... as I can recall. I haven't had to take any of my vicodin for a few weeks for pain, but I took two of the things...

  62. After Fusion Question - Do you still have nerve pain?
    ... was raking his back yard too much and gave him some Vicodin and is feeling better now.. THinks it has something...

  63. SO scared!!
    ... wasn't that bad and I went home the same day with vicodin . angelahprice: Basically the dr. said if it herniates...
    ... wasn't that bad and I went home the same day with vicodin . Outpatient? That would make me considerably less...

  64. New here..Have intense lower back pain..
    ... back problems are from inflammation. I have been on vicodin for the lasr 2.5 years. Typically I only need to ... aleviating some of my pain. I'm finding that the vicodin and the TNS unit are not helping me and I am miserable...

  65. Another Case of Ultram Withdrawal Problems
    ... So does perocet. Yet, I get very good results with Vicodin . Go figure!! The Vicodin worked better for me than ... I was doing when they switched me over to the oral Vicodin and took me off the Morph. I noticed it myself. ...
    ... abuse. I have had many Rxs for narcotic pain-killers ( vicodin and percocet) over the last 2.5 years but I never...

  66. Ibuprofen/Vicodin/Soma - Questions
    ... regular 200 mg. Motrin, two tablets three times a day), Vicodin 5 500 mg. and Soma 350 mg. I will go back to see ... more the muscle tension, should I even mess with the Vicodin ? This is the one that scares me the most. The doctor ... also one tablet three times a day. Finally, the Vicodin has acetaminophen in it and is that okay to take on...
    ... liver thing and long term useage. I have been on Vicodin forever it seems and think my body has gotten use ... have percocet and it seems to work better than the vicodin if my pain level gets higher at times. Now mind you...
    ... twice during the day and, I decided to try half of a Vicodin . I had no adverse reaction to the Vicodin and no...

  67. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE II
    ... wondering if i herniated my L5/S1. I've been taking vicodin , ibuprofen, valium, etc., but icing it seems to give...
    ... . Yes, this definitely stinks, trying to lower my vicodin dosage, but with the lower dose, I have pain in the...
    ... The only thing different is I'm trying to take the vicodin 2x a day. Hope everyone else is doing well, Carol...
    ... My God that would kill my lower back. Your taking vicodin ? If you need that for pain I can't see your doctor...
    ... good about this, but my butt is killing me. Lots of vicodin for sure. Susie, congrats on the grandbaby, how...

  68. Update from: toe pain stopped, more serious problem
    ... aren't even touching this pain, guess I will up the vicodin & flexiril a bit and see if that helps. Make sure...

  69. C5-C6, C8-T1 radiculopathy - Scar tissue after fusion L5-S1.Lami l4-5
    ... like they are on fire, its really bad, and I take vicodin and flexeril they do nothing for this relentless pain...

  70. Leg Pain After 3 months fusion
    ... have thigh pain. Good days & bad days. Using lyrica, vicodin , Advil to help deal with it. Walking makes a big difference...

  71. Having new pain, need some input please.
    ... my regular dose of meds but had to double up on the vicodin to get relief. I'm now loaded up on meds :) so I...
    ... in pretty good now, you can imagine with the 2 ES vicodin , i'm seeing lil green guys now :D , see now you are...

  72. Need answers PLIF situation
    ... lyrica). I took myself down on my meds to 1 5mg vicodin daily, and 1/2 tab of skelaxin daily. And like Schragie...

  73. Back Surgery
    ... control pain. My pain was more dulled when they gave me vicodin than the morophine. Afterwards.. I hurt and sometimes...

  74. fusion coming soon
    ... the return of bad symptoms. I have also reduced the vicodin down to 1, 5mg pill per day, and 1/2 800mg of skelaxin...

  75. Xodol...anyone ever heard of it??
    ... have 4 bulging discs, and arthritis. My GP had me on Vicodin 5/500 and Soma. These 2 meds worked very well for ... 300, which is supposed to be the same thing as the Vicodin but a little stronger........this med sucks.........