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  1. Attacked, Doctor not concerned with pain...
    ... medication untill recently, and its a very low dose of vicodin . I have to take two or three to even expierience some...
    ... to put ice packs on it and take motrin, or a 500mg vicodin for 'break through' pain. I've had stronger meds for ... lecture about addiction, gave me a prescription for *20* vicodin , which were gone in about 2-3 days. I really have...

  2. out of meds!!!!
    ... I had vicodin called in. The Pharmacy just faxed the request to...

  3. going thru hell with my back and workers comp
    ... Pain Management doc....So she is basically living on Vicodin .... anyway.... I can totally understand and relate...

  4. surgery vs waiting
    ... of frozen veggies under my back, a full script of vicodin and a full script of flexeril....shaking with pain...

  5. Surgery update..............
    ... when I can get back to work, I assume?! He gave me Vicodin with tylenol in it and it has been working very well...

  6. cross your fingers for me!
    ... a substantial dosage of Avinza (morphine sulfate), Vicodin , and Neurontin. I was thinking to myself that if the...

  7. twitching problem
    ... feeling a bit better slowly recovering and on my vicodin and flexeril.. my sciatica seems gone, and the...

  8. electric pain vs dull pain question
    ... down the right leg I am still taking flexeril and vicodin every 6 hours...i can set my watch by the way i am...
    ... with codene? Hydrocodone is the generic name for vicodin . I had tylenol with codene when I was released from...
    ... Hydrocodone is the generic for Vicodin ... it is a narcotic analgesic and acetomenaphine ...
    ... no one ever gave me anything but tylenol, robaxin, vicodin , flexeril...
    ... bulge at L5-S1. I just relied on anti-inflam meds and vicodin (hydrocodone). If I have surgery and still experience...

  9. Restless legs
    ... bed. I do think it's helping but nothing helps like Vicodin . It helped my RLS sypmtoms by deadening the overactive...

  10. condradictions in recovery
    ... here is am laying in bed, week 4 of "recovery" on vicodin and flexeril wondering..."whould I go for a walk?...
    ... because they were worse than when they gave them. also vicodin is good but it its like eating tic tacs they dont...
    ... dont feel like laying on a bag of pea's yeah the vicodin dont do much the flexaril seems to treat me fine...
    ... felt a little more confident then again, I am on vicodin and flexaril.. maybe I just feel a tad bit better...
    ... out of my skin the thought crossed my mind that vicodin is habit forming I wonder if I stopped taking it...

  11. new to this forum, HELLO
    ... He shoots me with an anti-inflammatory. I get vicodin that night, BAM! horrible back pain with ... so here I am, week 4 of bedrest. taking generic vicodin and flexeril trying to jog my memory on what worked...

  12. A newbie to this game ....
    ... means. For the past 18 mos I have been living on Vicodin ES and hating life. I finally broke down and bought...

  13. My pain has taken over
    ... sounds like me. I went through two strengths of Vicodin , took percocet and Lortabs. But, I was throwing up...
    ... for taking the time to write me back, my problem is vicodin and somas or percocet I could not even begin to take...

  14. our experience at the outpatient clinic
    ... this because it is easier on your stomach. I know vicodin often makes people vomit. I don't understand...
    ... in the hospital for two days. Then, sent home with vicodin and PT. I even had plexipulses on my feet(those suck...

  15. Screw removal post-lumbar fusion
    ... fairly moderate but better with the percocet and then vicodin . Although I have other major problems going on back...

  16. Arm pain & numbness ... Pinched nerve? Help!
    ... get a new stronger script, probably the percocet or Vicodin . I would suggest mentioning an MRI if the xrays are...

  17. narcotics and anesthesia
    ... NPO status. I wasn't taking Morphine, I was taking Vicodin . But, usually I have heard it is okay to take your...

  18. Frustrated!
    ... talking to other horse people! I do take meds, I'm on Vicodin ES, but I hesitate to take them when I'm teaching...

  19. Aloha Haw'n Carl
    ... ya pain, good days and bad, I do not waiver on my Vicodin dosage…three a day with my Neurontin, like clockwork ... of the pain, I am not quite ready to go without the Vicodin yet, maybe in a month or two. My doctor released...
    ... are one super tough papa! You went from Avinza to 3 Vicodin a day? That is hard. Keep taking the Vicodin until...

  20. difference in Hydrocodone
    ... Hydrocodone based on the brand name drug. I originally had vicodin , my husband had loricet and I now have a script for ... t helping, so I asked my PCP to refill my original Vicodin script. I picked it up and when I got home realized ... bottles say Hydrocodone generic for .....Loricet, Vicodin ,, Lortab, and all were 500mg. I was curious b/c I ... now I have another sixty day supply, and it was the Vicodin I had requested. If they are the same, that's okay...
    ... Vicodin 5/500 Lortab 5/500 = the same amount of acetominophine...

  21. Disc-o-gram @ 3 levels What to expect?
    ... next day? Should I request something stronger than a Vicodin or Lortab for recovery? Thanks in advance for your...
    ... done if you are feeling pain. If you currently take Vicodin or Loritab for pain on a regular basis then yes I...
    ... next day? Should I request something stronger than a Vicodin or Lortab for recovery? Thanks in advance for your...

  22. please help, vomiting again
    ... vomiting, I was doing okay with my meds too. I did take a vicodin 650mg but that was three hours ago. I have been in...

  23. What are us back problem people taking for meds?
    ... tapered that a little. My doc gave me a script for Vicodin 500mg for when I traveled, cause my pain was more ... 10mg, that didn't help, then tried one of my hubby's Vicodin 650mg, and THAT didn't help. I was up til five am ... the meds making me sick, I was constipated. So my vicodin is gone, I am now using the lortabs. I have so many ... meds a hundred times. So, the Lortab, Percocet and Vicodin take the edge off, but I have learned, they never...
    ... if it wasn't working. Anyhow. I take morphine and vicodin for BT as well as flexeril. I've had CP since I was...
    ... stopped the methadone cold turkey. I thought the vicodin might cover it. I was OK for 3 days, however on the...
    ... Examples of some include methadone, demerol, percocets, vicodin , oxycodone, and heroin. Opioids bind to a variety...
    ... some hellish withdrawal symptoms, I am still taking 3 Vicodin and 1800mg of Neurontin (morontin…that’s funny...
    ... and from the beginning I have been taking 5/500mg Vicodin 1-2 tablets every 6 hrs... as needed for pain.... ... .. I really dont know how much the Vicodin does for my pain, because it knockes me out, so then ... my doctor told me thats the whole basic idea of the Vicodin , it doesnt actually work to relieve the pain, it works...
    ... to 3 weeks and it felt like I had the flu. I took Vicodin at that time, but it didn't seem to help with the...
    ... about a week, then injections, (3 in 2 months) then vicodin (maximum doses 12 hours of the day) and on Nov. 8th...
    ... am still unable to go through my days with out my 3 Vicodin and 2400mg of Neurontin a day. I have tried to taper ... off of the Vicodin but have so far been unable to deal with the pain...

  24. I'm a total mess!
    ... been on every medication under the sun. Tylenol #3, vicodin , darvaset, norco, ultram, lorcet, percoset. Percoset...
    ... soon, I don't know what I will do. I have been on Vicodin , Percocet, Lortabs, Ultracet. I don't use these at...

  25. 20 Years Later - Fusion T11-T12-L1 & Harrington Rods
    ... gettin worse despite PT. I decided not to live on vicodin anymore. I'm 5 weeks post op from a poster/anterior...

  26. discogram?what should I expect?
    ... my dr just does it differently. All I got was some Vicodin after the procedure, but I was on Vicodin before that...

  27. What do people take for drug regimine?
    ... ramp up the mg on it. I take MS Contin 30mg 3x, Vicodin for breakthrough and flexeril as needed along with...

  28. Tailbone pain and increased back pain
    ... lumbar cause that pain? I am taking morphine and vicodin for pain, it's not touching it. Flexeril is stopping...

  29. Please help-meds
    ... from my meds. If you read my other post, I was on Vicodin , but that was not helping my pain. DR put me on Percocet ... it didn't help the pain at all. Now I am back on Vicodin . I have been in a lot of pain today, and was up again...
    ... you much. I am in the same situation as you .Was on vicodin - then norco but they started making me vomit . They...
    ... surgeries. Meds varied from Morphine, to percocet, and vicodin . The only times I usually got sick to my stomach ... to my dr again and again. Dosage: Percocet 325mg, Vicodin 500mg/650mg. I don't take them together. Either or...
    ... and am not real nausetaed. BUT, I haven't taken the vicodin or any other meds yet either. I think for today I...

  30. Med Question
    ... I think they should give you a pain pill, maybe vicodin and an inflammory like naperson. I think these dr...

  31. L4-L5 Question????
    ... the third shot the dr. moved the needle and I was on vicodin the pain was so bad. Every day and night I was in...

  32. Any alternative to Advil???
    ... or ibuprofen for about 2-3 months. I can only take Vicodin and ES Tylenol for pain. I noticed with the muscle...

  33. Restless Legs
    ... find one that helps soon. As crazy as it sounds, Vicodin helps incredibly. I hear that it deafens the nerves ... . I hate to take Vicodin all the time but that's what keeps me sane. Sometimes...

  34. neck pain-slept wrong?
    ... though, I feel so crappy. My doc changed me from vicodin to percocet. The vicodin wasn't helping. I was up ... all night til five am a few weeks ago. I took a vicodin 500mg, two hours later a Bextra 10mg, then two hours ... later a vicodin 650mg. It was horrible. Now, I get sick. I have thrown...

  35. Carl are you out there?
    ... doped up on pain meds. I don't feel dopey, I was on vicodin ES every day for so long, I think it doesn't effect...
    ... doing ok without the Avinza, I still have to take my Vicodin and Neurontin, but I think I will be able to wean ... myself off of the Vicodin soon also. He released me for light duty work, although ... Oxycontin 80 40 & 20mg, Avinza 60 & 30mg, Percocet, and Vicodin ) for a long time, and the cold turkey withdrawal I...
    ... I relate on the "floodgates." I had to quit taking Vicodin 1 month before my surgery, so my doc could manage...

  36. We need some success stories
    ... Things were getting worse, and I was up to taking 4 Vicodin 750mg and 1 Vioxx 50mg just to get through the day...

  37. I freaked out during MRI. Looking for encouragement!
    ... if you took some strong pain killer like Lortab or Vicodin about a half hour before would help. They are great...

  38. Hello Carl
    ... to bed and get up and walk more. I finally took a Vicodin , which for some reason helps this, and got back to...
    ... up with your herd. Maybe you should just take the vicodin when it first starts so you can get back to sleep...
    ... was the highlight of my day! I'm going to try the Vicodin right before bed. Sometimes that really helps. The...
    ... today. I can barely stand it. And I only have about 8 Vicodin left. I don't want to take them unless I really need...

  39. Hi Elaine, I see you're on now.
    ... just called today- AGAIN - asking for a refill on my Vicodin . Six wks post op as of this Wednesday and the nurse ... just dealing with this deep muscle cramping and the Vicodin really help relax those tight muscles. Anyway, it...
    ... to get off the daily pain meds. I hear you on the vicodin , it can have a very "calming" effect, although after...

  40. Hi..Looking for people that have had L4/5 fused..
    ... mom, girl scout leader, skier, etc without living on vicodin and vioxx. I'm 44, but have the life of a 30 year...

  41. Hi I'm new here
    ... you break a foot and the Dr's send you home with vicodin or oxycodone but you have chronic pain and their afraid...

  42. New to board, L5 S1 Laminotomy,? inside scarring
    ... taking pain meds". I'm there with you. I still take Vicodin once or twice a day. I was feeling very guilty about...

  43. meds making me sick:(
    ... get some anti-nausea meds? I am taking percocet and vicodin to help with my back pain (take them three to four...
    ... I am very surprised you are taking both vicodin and percocet. If you take both at the same time you...
    ... ve never had experience with Percocet, but did take vicodin for a few years. I never had a problem with it, but ... strong from what i know, I think she's right that the vicodin might just be for breakthrough pain. I'd double check...
    ... s hard to figure a doctor that mixes hydrocodones ( Vicodin ) with Oxycondones (Percocet) and you eat this every...
    ... i have taken both vicodin and percoset but never at same time. thats doesnt...
    ... everyone. I don't take the meds together. I had the vicodin prior for travel (sciatica gets bad on planes) and...
    ... colitis and ibs, it was a nightmare. It could be the vicodin itself, I would suggest you not take it if you can ... s in a different class of pain medications unlike Vicodin , percocet, darvocet etc. It isn't as effective but...
    ... said it is easier on my stomach. I have not taken vicodin for about three weeks. It doesn't make me sick, but...
    ... this under control. May just have to stick with the Vicodin ??? I don't know-I am tired of being sick though :...

  44. new type of pain
    ... muscle. This pain lasted for about 48 hours and many vicodin later i felt much better and was able to enjoy the...

  45. Anyone experience burning ( on fire ) type pain? Please Reply
    ... would be okay to take while working. I can't take vicodin or percocet while working because they make me loopy...

  46. Epidural Injection Update
    ... to the Vioxx without a problem. I was also taking Vicodin as well. Take the lowest dose possible (20 mg I...

  47. Disc pain - Can't find help!
    ... complaining of severe pain, so I was treated with vicodin on and off for the following year. I was told the...

  48. L-5/S-1 protrusion/extrusion healed?
    ... in extreme pain for 5 days, took 30 percocet and 30 vicodin in 5 days, couldnt sleep, pills didnt work, I couldnt...

  49. Post-op fusion pain med question
    ... been wondering about for a while. I am still taking Vicodin , 2 about twice a day. Which doesn't feel like much...
    ... Ultracet. From what I hear Norco is the next step up from Vicodin , which is what I lived on pre-surgery. So I guess...
    ... day without taking 3 or 4 breakthrough pain meds ( Vicodin ) on top of the10mg of Oxycontin I was taking twice...
    ... PCA at hospital, that went after 3 days. Then on to Vicodin ES, oh please! They had to up me to Norco, but my...
    ... very little meds. Today has been my first day with no Vicodin ... yet. :) It's mid afternoon and who knows how...

  50. My old back is no good to me any more.
    ... after attending physical therapy and being placed on vicodin and soma's which help a little. Instead of limiting...

  51. Simmons Mattress
    ... were not too strong or healed yet. So back to the Vicodin I went! Yeah-Vicodin rocks! With Vicodin, I can do...
    ... I wanted to chime in here and scold you. :) Yeah- Vicodin rocks! With Vicodin, I can do anything... :) Ok...
    ... Elaine, I can relate to the Vicodin , I lived on that and Vioxx for a couple years before ... I look forward to when I can cut back down to just Vicodin . My doctor told me Norco was stronger (Is that true...
    ... but he is catching on. Oh, and Carl, about the Vicodin . I have a bit of a dark sense of humor. I was adding...

  52. help
    ... neck can make that hurt. Well, I had to take a Vicodin 5/500mg after dinner around eight. I wasn't getting ... Couldn't. Got up and took my husband's stronger Vicodin 10/650 tabs. It started to kick in but hasn't gotten...
    ... happy and the percocet is helping much more than the Vicodin . I am satisified. I will post more when I get the...

  53. Flexiril
    ... little while...but I had a quick question. I ran out of Vicodin and Percocet...and unfortunately I don't visit my...
    ... doesn't do much for me. I have taken it along with Vicodin and I don't feel any different really. My dr told ... me that Flexeril helps the Vicodin work better by relaxing the muscles and relieving...
    ... My neuro perscribed flexiril for me along with my vicodin .... didn't seem to do much for me....since flexiril ... get a pretty restful nights sleep... I don't take my vicodin unless I really really have to...unless I have been ... little while...but I had a quick question. I ran out of Vicodin and Percocet...and unfortunately I don't visit my...

  54. Feeling So Frustrated and scared!!!!
    ... the one injection, that made me go from Ibuprofen to Vicodin . The one inj was enough. I have such a low tolerance...
    ... could barely walk for 2 days afterwards and was taking vicodin every 3 hours for pain. It actually made my back pain ... medication to MS Contin which is stronger since the vicodin now wasn't working at all. The doctor did not give...

  55. Wondering on drug
    ... Flexoril and of course your heavy hittin' drugs like Vicodin (hydrocodone) Ibuprofen is good too for those minor...

  56. 8 days post-op from posterior/anterior interbody fusion L4 to S1
    ... prolonged physical activity made it worse. I was living on vicodin for a couple of years, with vioxx thrown in the last...

  57. Scared to death
    ... then Toradol, and a little later they also gave me Vicodin . I normally only take Vicodin at bedtime to get a...

  58. Neurontin use after discectomy of L5-S1
    ... I still need the liver killing break through meds ( Vicodin ) oh the wonderful world of chronic pain. I agree...

  59. Oooppsss, I'm a bad patient
    ... med-Talwin, which doesn't seem to do much. Love that Vicodin , but it didn't help me anymore since I'd been taking...

  60. How can drs up and leave us stranded???
    ... docs are so leary to prescirbe certain narcs (even vicodin !) because of preasure from the government and fear...

  61. 2 wks post-op fusion/sound normal?
    ... other than to brush my teeth and have decreased my Vicodin to 7.5mg every 5 hrs. or so and 15mg at night since...

  62. Coming off of Medication... Please Help.. I feel Like I am going crazy...
    ... still unable to make it through the day without my Vicodin . This is on top of my Oxycontin and Neurontin. I know...

  63. MRI Results
    ... to tell yours you can't pick him up. I've lived on Vicodin and Vioxx for a year, and don't reccomend it. Find...

  64. I'm having lumbar fusion L4-S1 in a week
    ... life without this constant pain. I've been living on Vicodin and Vioxx for a 1 1/2 years and am tired of it. I...

  65. How did you feel 1 wk post-op from fushion?
    ... just knowing all this is normal. I still take 2 Vicodin every 5-6 hours and Flexiril 3 x day. Elaine...
    ... other than to brush my teeth and have decreased my Vicodin to 7.5mg every 5 hrs. or so and 15mg at night since...

  66. I am desperate! Pain Meds - Is it just me???
    ... until my claim gets straightened out I take 40 mg of vicodin per day and anatriptoline sp? at night to help with...

  67. HELP!! What are the symptoms of a failed lumbar fusion??

  68. Neurontin driving anyone else CRAZY???
    ... on though, because I am also taking Oxycontin and Vicodin , both of which can cause the same problems. Oh the...
    ... on though, because I am also taking Oxycontin and Vicodin , both of which can cause the same problems. Oh the...

  69. ALIF in two days.... new here
    ... down both legs. My disc is collapsed. I am taking Vicodin like candy. Does anyone have any last minute tips...
    ... depending on my activity level. But now that I am taking Vicodin for the last 3 weeks, I can get through the day without...

  70. 4 months post op still in pain and getting really depressed
    ... pain free. I could go for maybe a week without any Vicodin . I've been taking Celebrex since the first month post...
    ... surgery. I tell you, at five months I was popping up Vicodin like pop corn... now I am down to half of a Vicodine...

  71. No nore PAIN MEDS! Question ???
    ... cause they were making me crazy. I now take the vicodin 750, it doesn't take all the pain away but it is easier...

  72. Does anyone get better?
    ... crying all day with pain. Took a Vioxx and half of Vicodin and I am still in pain. I take a painkiller nearly...

  73. Looking for (Tomorow)
    ... some break through pain, but it is better than the vicodin ..I was on a roller coaster with it, having extreme ... pain, then I would take some vicodin , and it would get better, and so on...The PM told...

  74. 1 year, 1 month post L5/S1 discectomy laminectomy
    ... other day. I take one naproxin sodium and half of a vicodin . Some weeks seems it is getting all good, at almost...

  75. Sciatic Nerve Surgery
    ... then it got worse again. Now she is getting by on Vicodin and is scheduled for another surgery in a week. My...