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  1. All of C-Spine discs are herniated
    ... pain all day and night. I take neurotin 600 mg and vicodin at night, no relief, wake up and can't sleep afterwards...

  2. Thorasic Disk Herniation
    ... constant pain that is only partially relieved by using vicodin and my activity consists of trying to work at my desk...

  3. disk herniation, constipation and codeine ...
    ... you and go several times a day. When I was taking Vicodin after my surgery I could not go at all for days. I...

  4. Newly Diagnosed Herniated Disc L3-L4 Please Help!!
    ... on a different array of medications, starting with vicodin 7.5/500. They went up to 10/650, and then on to Dilaudid...

  5. Newbie here, with a herniated disc
    ... have on 5-4-05. So, I'm still taking celebrex and vicodin for the pain. Is there any other drugs that have proven...
    ... have on 5-4-05. So, I'm still taking celebrex and vicodin for the pain. Is there any other drugs that have proven...

  6. Herniation bet T6 and T7
    ... During that time I barely used pain meds...taking Vicodin as needed. During recovery the pain felt surgical...
    ... comming to West Michigan tonight so I will take a vicodin and space out. Later!...

  7. Herniated disc w/ siatica. Also DDD...Help???
    ... previous post suggestes (Darvocet) or a low dose of vicodin . Some people like ultram which is a "non-narcotic...
    ... and didn't help my back much. Then I switched to Vicodin , but that just made me sleepy. My neuro told me to ... take Motrin in addition to the Vicodin , but that didn't help either. So I went back to my...
    ... darvocets...it didn't help so they moved me up to vicodin ...and then to percocets. I've had 2 epidural injections...

  8. Herniated disc on L5, Bulgding disc on L4, What's to expect?
    ... edications for the pain. I take naproxen for the swelling, Vicodin for the pain, Flexeril for the spasms, Advil in order...

  9. Herniated L4/L5 Disk
    ... problem. But, him being the doctor, I complied. I took Vicodin and Oxycodone in the beginning. Just recently I got ... getting on that stuff again. At least while being on Vicodin , I could drive. This stuff knocked me out, which is ... get worse. The reason for the methadone was because Vicodin and Methadone began to not work anymore. Meanwhile...

  10. Herniated/Buldging Discs ALong w/pain
    ... my hips and legs drive me crazy. and I have been on vicodin it just jumbles my mind . with the other meds. I forget...
    ... addicted" conversation with my wife yesterday about vicodin , and she just doesn't understand the idea of how valuable...

  11. New Here And Need Help With Herniated Disc
    ... two in the lumbar spine-I have been treated with: Vicodin , Percocet, Tramadol, Lortabs. Just to show that you...

  12. re-herniation question
    ... long in outer toes anyway, i am on flexeril and vicodin , and 3 weeks ago it didnt seem to make a difference...

  13. Herniated disc and tailbone injury
    ... remove my tailbone, and fuse my vertebrae. Am on Vicodin which really only takes the edge off the pain. I can...
    ... doctor that you don't get any real relief from the vicodin ? He should know that and give you something stronger...

  14. C 5-6 herniation with spinal cord thinning
    ... provided superior pain relief for me as opposed to the Vicodin -however,it does make me less alert,etc but I am still ... when I am at work if the pain gets bad I use 1/2 Vicodin with an extra strength tylenol to get by.I can definately...

  15. Cervical Spondylosis and Disk Herniation
    ... and flurbiprofen (anti-inflammatory). I even took a Vicodin that wasn't prescribed but left over from my daughter...

  16. Need Advice 3 herniated disk, DDD, Smorals Nodes, ect
    ... on Tylox (Oxycodone) for pain and I was also on 7.5 Vicodin (Hydrocodone). I am still on the Tylox due to extreme...
    ... on Tylox (Oxycodone) for pain and I was also on 7.5 Vicodin (Hydrocodone). I am still on the Tylox due to extreme...

  17. Degenerative Disc Disease (w/herniation) & Headaches??
    ... the 2x day on the Meth. But I'd even be happy with Vicodin 5's at this point. I've been taking the Meth 3 everyday...

  18. herniated/ruptured/sciatic nerve -- please help
    ... they prescribed flexeril, parafon forte, valium, vicodin . none of which helped pain. they ordered an x-ray...

  19. Herniated/Ruptured disc, what is the difference when it comes to surgery
    ... killing me 12/00 MRI -normal-but pain still-began taking vicodin 2/8/02 - 2nd baby born - Csection-healthy girl 2000...

  20. Surgery for 'mild' herniations.........Bone scan results
    ... killing me 12/00 MRI -normal-but pain still-began taking vicodin 2/8/02 - 2nd baby born - Csection-healthy girl 2000...

  21. IS A DISC BULGE IN L1/S5 THE SAME AS A HERNIATED DISC
    ... 3 motnhs i took percs never worked then she tried vicodin it didnt work finally after the chiropractor screwed...

  22. Herniated Disk-Solution for Pain?
    ... spurs or any other signs of a previous injury. I take Vicodin daily to assist in the pain and seem to be having...

  23. Reherniated disk?
    ... Neuro did not mention at last visit. I am only on Vicodin now, concerned with addiction at this point and I...

  24. Rupture vs Herniated Disc
    ... PCP said nothing amiss - but, had to begin taking vicodin 2/8/02 - 2nd baby born after long, painful pregnance...

  25. Considering endoscopic discectomy+IDET for L5/S1 herniation
    ... PCP said nothing amiss - but, had to begin taking vicodin 2/8/02 - 2nd baby born after long, painful pregnance...
    ... PCP said nothing amiss - but, had to begin taking vicodin 2/8/02 - 2nd baby born after long, painful pregnance...

  26. HERNIATED DISCS-CEVICAL & LUMBAR??
    ... DIAGNOSED IN NECK YET. NEURONTIN AND VOLTAREN AND VICODIN E.S. HELP SOME. GOOD LUCK, FILL IN THE REST OF YOUR...

  27. Anyone know of info on pregnancy and herniated disks?
    ... things get out of hand, I could only take Tylenol or Vicodin . NOTHING ELSE. I have spoken to a lady in the ... which she went through her entire pregnancy taking Vicodin . She had her boy a couple of months ago and he is...

Military Health Issues board

  1. A long road and getting longer
    ... Duragesic transdermal patches. The VA was throwing Vicodin at me but wouldn't go any farther as far as Narcotics...

Pain Management board

  1. Pain & Depression
    ... relate to your post 100%. I used to wonder if the vicodin was really taking my pain away, or if the lift in ... pretty rough for me pain wise and it seems that my vicodin is not working that well. I am not getting any mood...

  2. Hydrocodone 2mg
    ... Hydrocodone No Aspirin 2mg I was told there is a vicodin 2mg without aspirin is that true?...

  3. Pain Management Doctors in my Area?
    ... Don't need anything radical, but I take one or two Vicodin ES per day, and my regular doctor is getting nervous...

  4. pm clinic
    ... my reg dr. is also i'm in constant pain i take my vicodin as directed its not enough i take 7 aday the dr said...

  5. Hydrocodone Constipation
    ... Hi! I have to deal with this problem due to Vicodin and Cymbalta. Mirilax on a regular basis-not just...

  6. Why the change?
    ... my NEW doctor would perscribe methadone instead of vicodin when my chronic pain has been well controlled on vicodin...
    ... and that is the case here. I have been off of the vicodin for 6 months and it has been a rough 6 months because...

  7. Pain Management Horror for Friend
    ... they expect. He clearly stated he had been prescribed Vicodin from his PCP. The PA told him to come back in 2 weeks...

  8. Pharmacy Problem-missing pills ?
    ... wanted to try it as I am very fearful of the whole vicodin addiction/dependence thing. I became itchy on them ... out they can be just as additive/dependent as the vicodin . So, I went back to that. I think my PM dr. also wanted...

  9. The side effects of Lyrica
    ... is helping a tad with the pain, but I am still on vicodin 2-3x per day. When I went off the Lyrica my pain levels...

  10. Crossing over from SA to LA pain pills?
    ... have a bad back (nerve damage) and have been on/off vicodin for almost 4 years now. I have months where I have ... has been strong enough that I am taking about 2 or 3 vicodin per day. I am soooo fearful of addiction and even ... for LA pain pills. As i said, I have been taking the vicodin every day for the past couple months. I stopped them ... feelings? Also: I've even thought about taking the vicodin one week, and spending then next week is sheer total...
    ... pain wise. If you are able to get by with just a few vicodin a day, then sometimes none at all for weeks or months...
    ... pain pills. Today was a very bad pain day. I took my vicodin and it barely took the edge off the pain. I am not ... continue just taking more (my prescribed amount) of my SA vicodin s. I just hate that feeling I get in the morning if...
    ... pain levels ran around a "3" with the aid of a few Vicodin per day!!! Now, the dependency (I'm not talking...
    ... doc or just a primary care doc? To go from the few Vicodin a day that you take to LA meds is a big jump and I...

  11. Please I need advice.
    ... are. Luckly, my doc fianlly called in something... Vicodin and Lyrica...haven't gotten Lyrica yet tho bc w/c...
    ... Weird! My PM fianlly called me back and gave me Vicodin and Lyrica...(which I havent picked up yet) Kind of...

  12. Anyone itch from pain meds?
    ... tylenol. It seems to be working just as well as the vicodin I was on. Has anyone had the itch go away? Does...
    ... Why did it never happen while on vicodin ? That is an opiod right?...
    ... Tramadol might not have the strong mental addiction as vicodin , but has a worse physical withdrawal than the vicodin...

  13. Are opioids safe?
    ... morphine (MSIR, MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza), hydrocodone ( Vicodin , LorTab, Norco), oxycodone (OxyFast, OxyIR, OxyContin ... acetaminophen (Percocet is oxycodone and acetaminophen, Vicodin is hydrocodone and acetaminophen), aspirin (Percodan...

  14. For Those Of You With Nerve Pain, What Have You Tried?
    ... I have found that the normal pain meds such as Vicodin , Lortab, etc., really haven't been effective for my...
    ... Lyrica for almost two years now along with Cymbalta and Vicodin . I tried Neurontin but I was so fuzzy-couldn't capture ... day. Now I take 150mg Lyrica twice a day. The Vicodin is for pain from scar tissue around my nerve root...

  15. Can taking pain meds cause brain anuresum?
    ... would probably be much more helpful than plain old vicodin with his level of pain. he is really on the lower ... his pain is really being controlled with only the vicodin to use with some,at times,pretty over the top type...
    ... just how well his pain is being controlled with only vicodin to use for what can be some really serious type pain ... can actually take by the amount of tylenol in that vicodin too)? does he even appear to be comfortable when he...

  16. Now taking percocet~is it difficult to refill?
    ... him that I think I've built up a tolerance to the vicodin I've been taking for my endometriosis pain for a couple...

  17. Another Vicodin ?
    ... your added energy is due to the unique side effect of Vicodin or the euphoria. The important thing is what you ... little pain, not enough to usually cause you to use a vicodin , but your energy is low and you need a pick-me-up ... . So you reach for the vicodin . Beware. Another example - let's say you're at the ... and it isn't all that painful, but the doc offers vicodin . You know you really don't need it, but you are running...
    ... in the back of my mind. However, I have been on/off vicodin for over 2 years and have never developed any kind ... people. I guess the extra "umph" I get from the vicodin can be considered an extra bonus. I do not crave it...
    ... and let you know a little bit about my history with vicodin . It was the one med that I started out with 8 years ... s "first line of defense", so to speak. I took the vicodin and Soma, which is a muscle relaxer, for the first ... condition and was also building a tolerance to the vicodin (which is inevitable, even with consistant use of ... suggested a long acting med, such as Oxycontin, with the vicodin for breakthrough pain. I resisted, for many of ... about meds in general, but specifically about the vicodin . Take care, and if ther's anything more I can add...

  18. Lots of questions
    ... 325, Tramadol HCL - Acetaminophen IVX (Endocet), Vicodin 5-500, and MSIR. :) I have been trying to take ... it mentioned the tylenol on the bottle ... figured vicodin next, then percoset, then MSIR and just took them...
    ... 325, Tramadol HCL - Acetaminophen IVX (Endocet), Vicodin 5-500, and MSIR. :) I have been trying to take ... it mentioned the tylenol on the bottle ... figured vicodin next, then percoset, then MSIR and just took them ... tramadol (aka ultram) is the lowest in strength, vicodin (aka hydrocodone) is stronger than ultram , than the ... aka morphine instant release) would be stronger than vicodin , and the percocet & endocet (aka oxycodone instant...
    ... meds you have all come in LA formulations except the Vicodin (hydrocodone). I imagine your doc would tell you...
    ... tramadol (aka ultram) is the lowest in strength, vicodin (aka hydrocodone) is stronger than ultram , than the ... aka morphine instant release) would be stronger than vicodin , and the percocet & endocet (aka oxycodone instant ... it were up to the Spine institute I'd have been on Vicodin for the better part of a year, but I kept it only...

  19. Vicodin Side Effects
    ... sure why this happens, but it does. In your case, Vicodin has an energizing effect whereas in others, it's a...
    ... Hi supermom, I've taken Vicodin (hydrocodone) for several years, for breakthrough...

  20. What happens when the pain is gone?
    ... 5mg twice per day for a week or so, then to maybe Vicodin 5/500 every 6 hours for a week (at this point discontinue...

  21. Need advice...suboxin???
    ... after a painful back injury and his dr. started him on vicodin then percocet then he started buying oxycontin......

  22. Need advice to deal with doctor(s)!
    ... reasons, initially gave me Naproxen, Flexiril, and Vicodin . We did x-rays, which came back showing nothing. ... flexeril works OK, but puts me to sleep fast, and the Vicodin helps the most. The problem is that she is unwilling...

  23. Need suggestions on pain medication!
    ... differently and some find it outstanding even when vicodin no longer works. If you haven't tried this I highly...

  24. New med....Vicodin ER
    ... I was thinking the same thing about using the Vicodin ER as a "starter med" when patients first enter PM ... that have been in pain for years, I don't think the Vicodin ER would help that much, but you never know. If I ... were to take just a plain old 10mg Vicodin , well, it might as well be a placebo. I'm pretty...
    ... Vicodin is not a new drug is it acetaminophen(tylenol) and...
    ... I'm not talking about Vicodin 5mg, 7.5mg, or 10mg (hydrocodone + Tylenol), or even ... hydrocodone. I'm talking about a new LA (long acting) Vicodin ER version. There has never been an extended release ... Vicodin on the market. So, yes, this would be a new med ...

  25. Anyone been on MSIR?
    ... that, but I needed something. The dentist prescribed vicodin , which for me is a drop in the bucket these days,...

  26. Progression of pain meds
    ... give me the progression of pain meds, i.e. darvocet, vicodin , norco, etc. I'd appreciate it tons. Thanks...

  27. Just starting methadone
    ... docs who will give you a short acting med, such as vicodin or percocet while the new med builds up. Your doc...

  28. More pain at the end of day? More meds then?
    ... during the evening, my pain skyrockets. My normal vicodin dosage barely even cuts into the pain. I am seeing...

  29. My story
    ... accepting the latter diagnosis. To the point, I am on Vicodin 10 5 times a day and it offers little if any relief ... seeking. My PM nurse cannot order anything stronger than Vicodin . Anyone know of any better PM clinics in the Cleveland...
    ... The pain I have had all summer is excruciating. The Vicodin covers it some, for about an hour or two, then I'm...

  30. Is Mallin really worse than Ethex Generic?
    ... I just had an increase from my PM from Vicodin to Norco and the Norco is manufactured by..... guess...

  31. which is stronger - vicodin or tramadol
    ... reaction to the various medications. But, I always found Vicodin (hydrocodone) to provide more pain relief than tramadol...

  32. hydrocodone in blood
    ... I am going for a job physical in 5 days.I have a vicodin script for back pain. I really don't take it much...

  33. Asking the experts here-strengths of pain meds
    ... ready for a PM appointment Monday. I have been on Vicodin for two years and only take 3 -4 a day. I think they ... Stupid question but what is stronger? Percoset Vicodin (Lortab) Oxycodone The oxy kinda scares me. I...
    ... Tylenol Oxycodone does not have tylenol Lortab is Vicodin People react different to different meds...
    ... Hydrocodone is one of the active ingredients in Vicodin , LorTab, Norco, etc. It also has tylenol mixed in ... hydrocodone 10mg and tylenol. This is stronger than your Vicodin , but uses ingredients that have worked for you at...
    ... depression has been achieved. hydrocodone [INDENT] Vicodin : contains 5 mg hydrocodone and 500 mg APAP (acetaminophen ... , aka Tylenol) Vicodin ES: contains 7.5 mg hydrocodone and 750 mg APAP Norco ... it would go like this (from lesser to greater): Vicodin , Percocet, Oxy IR (because it does not have Tylenol...

  34. Oxycontin feels like it's lasting 9 hours
    ... and I started out at: 20mg 2x/day. But I had 5mg Vicodin up to 4x/day along with it. This worked pretty well ... patients) So I went to 20mg 3x/day and he upped my vicodin to 7.5's up to 4x/day. The next jump was just ... the vicodin (still 7.5) to up to 6x/day and this was good till ... 20mg 3x/day with anywhere up to 6x/day of the 7.5 vicodin . I'm hoping this new increase will give me the same...

  35. Should I ask for stronger/different meds?
    ... also agreed with that and kept me on the same Rx of Vicodin that I was taking. Now, I guess you have to keep...

  36. Kadian vs. MScontin ER
    ... a long-acting drug. Up until now I have only had Vicodin and Tramadol, both of which only last a few hours...

  37. My Dr makes me uncomfortable......
    ... My OB sent me to an Orthopedic Surgeon who gave me vicodin for my pain and ordered an MRI. Yes, I had am MRI...
    ... My OB sent me to an Orthopedic Surgeon who gave me vicodin for my pain and ordered an MRI. Yes, I had am MRI...

  38. Muscle Relaxors for Sciatica?
    ... but wear off only after a few weeks. So, now I am on vicodin and neurontin. But I was thinking the other day, I...

  39. Botox Injectins?
    ... NEED to find out what is wrong with me. I have taken Vicodin 750 6-8 pills a day sometimes even more, Soma 350mg...
    ... chasing your pain all day. Then a SA med, such as vicodin and norco are prescribed in smaller doses a day for...

  40. med question
    ... then it's time for something else, maybe going from Vicodin to Percocet. Let us know how it goes. I am still trying...
    ... Why are you not on a narcotic medication like Vicodin or Percocet or something LA like Oxycontin? Does your...
    ... 90mg of Cymbalta once a day in the AM. I also take Vicodin 750/500 twice a day and Lyrica twice a day for nerve ... dose of it mid-morning daily in anticipation of the Vicodin wearing off before the next dose at 2:00. Cymbalta...
    ... about that one either but he said to take it with my vicodin soo pray i',m not allergic to this one my lips and...
    ... him he said that methadone is a big jump from the vicodin so there are some other things we can try but he really...

  41. Oxycontin & Blood Plasma Levels
    ... m. Also, my doc changed my BT meds from 7.5/500 Vicodin to 10/325 Norco. He kept the daily max at 6, but I ... have gone from needing 6 of the Vicodin to usually only 3 of the Norco. There have been some...

  42. OxyContin and Pregnancy
    ... something similar during my last pregnancy. I was taking vicodin due to a back/hip problem and stopped taking it during...

  43. Strange New Symptoms - Getting A Bit Nervous
    ... to 20mg 4x/day [/LIST] [LIST] [*]Change from Vicodin 7.5/500, up to 6x/day to Norco, 10/325, up to 6x/day...

  44. Flu or withdrawal?
    ... take. I am getting very depressed. I was taken off Vicodin because I was getting what was believed to be Rebound ... last year. Anyway, this past Friday, Dr. took me off Vicodin and had me try Opana to see if the headaches would ... med related or not? She said I should try and take a vicodin this afternoon if I can get it down. It could be from...

  45. Back on oxycontin
    ... was just wondering what happened when you took the vicodin ? i am having some issues of my own, and just switched ... from Vicodin to Opana. Thanks!...
    ... most days. So don't worry about me. And about the vicodin ..... I think it is just proof that switching meds...

  46. Need to Know About Methadone..Anyone????
    ... experience with narcotics was taking darvocet and some 5mg vicodin ...so you see this is a HUGE jump. I have heard...
    ... P.S. That is a huge jump from just Darvocet and Vicodin . However, there must be a reason (like you stated...

  47. Headache from Hydrocodone now on Opana?
    ... Going from a vicodin every few days to Opana is one huge jump in medication...
    ... Unfortunately the price you pay for going from a couple vicodin per day as needed to opiates around the clock is physical ... that road? That's why it seems like a major leap from Vicodin PRN to opana around the clock. Good luck, Dave...
    ... acting medicine....how is this different from the Vicodin I was taking? I took the first Opana 5mg yesterday ... headaches. Last year I was determined not to take the vicodin , so I was taking TONS of motrin, 800mg at at time ... I am not sure if it is the tylenol portion for the vicodin that is causing my headaches, or the vicodin itself ... someone please explain what the difference between vicodin and opana? I live in pain every single day, but my...
    ... Hey 10Sox, The difference between Opana and Vicodin is twofold. First, they are 2 different classes of ... drug. Vicodin is hydrocodone and Opana is oxymorphone. They are ... 12 hours, so it's more like 8 or for some, even 6) Vicodin is an instant release med, or short acting (SA) which...
    ... true, how does the Opana (not Opana ER) differ from Vicodin ? Also, I am slowly increasing my dosage of Neurontin...
    ... Opana ER, the main difference between each of them and Vicodin is still the same. Opana and Opana ER are oxymorphone ... . Vicodin is hydrocodone. (Opana and Vicodin being "brand names") Both of them are opiates/opioids...
    ... night I had a HORRIBLE headache, worst than on the vicodin . Now I am afraid I cannot take any kind of narcotic...