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  1. Off to OS for first time re: ankle pain...what questions should I ask?
    ... been getting worse and worse. I'm actually taking vicodin for it that is left over from pain meds I was given...

  2. Bunionectomy 4-4-07
    ... is attributed to sheer luck or the wonderfulness of vicodin , I don't know. But I am certainly counting my blessings...

  3. post subtalar fusion
    ... aching is unbearable. I have even resorted to taking a vicodin from my post op supply. I took very few post op!...
    ... Believe me the pain has to be bad if I resort to the odd Vicodin , and only at night to sleep, because the pain then...
    ... it some more time. But once again last night was a vicodin night, I wanted to chop my foot off - or what is it...

  4. Surgery Scheduled For Monday.
    ... lternativies. Thus far I can't take Darvon, Tylenol # 3 or Vicodin . They all make me sick. Foot was really painful...

  5. My Bunion Surgery is Tomorrow!!!!
    ... They gave me percocets and vicodin ....and (the one thing that seems to be helping me...

  6. Surgery in about a month
    ... with an ice bag and mainly ibuprofen. I only used 5 Vicodin as the fuzzy head was worse than the foot pain. I...

  7. Osteotomy and cheilectomy surgery questions
    ... have a pain pump (Went home with Tylenol 3; was given Vicodin a few days later when I had some intense pain from...

  8. Talus surgery #2 scheduled
    ... few nights, but they have calmed down. Now I'm on vicodin , and still taking it regularly. As a comparison, I ... think I took a total of 4 percocet and 4 vicodin the entire recovery of the first surgery. Dr K assures...

  9. Stomach Pain with Meds
    ... stomach. When I had my Kidney stone the Doc gave me Vicodin and Phenegrin and it worked well. When I had my Shoulder...

  10. Ouchie
    ... had it up all day and iced on and off, hope this vicodin kicks in soon I'll keep you posted!...
    ... If you waited until it hurt to take the vicodin , you're stuck until probably tomorrow before it gets...

  11. Difference Between a Lapidus and Chevron procedure
    ... he can not prescribe percocette but can prescribe vicodin . Is this odd?...
    ... Hi Grandpa, Vicodin is a Class 3 narcotic with hydrocodone. Percocet is ... strange that the doctor "cannot prescribe" percocet. Vicodin is a Rx that can be phoned/faxed into the pharmacy...

  12. pain meds
    ... for the pain. The following week he switched me to Vicodin , which also did not help. Finally, he changed me to...

  13. 1 week post op bunionectomy
    ... bearing for a few more weeks. I did take Percodet and Vicodin for the first two days post surgery. My surgeon said...

  14. Update on my bunion surgery. Could use encouragement.
    ... surgery but my pain was minimal. My doctor prescribed Vicodin and suggested that I take if every four hours and ... Ibuprofen for inflammation...so at 2:00 and 6:00 I'd take Vicodin and at 4:00 and 8:00 I would take Ibuprofen. I also...
    ... realigned and set with screws. I was prescribed Vicodin every 4 - 6 hours. And you just have to get through...
    ... out today and I know what you are going through. Vicodin did not help, in fact, it made me physically ill....

  15. Hallux Limitus - Advice please
    ... off) was incredible. As bad as kidney stone pain. Vicodin didn't touch it! The doc said I'd be able to walk...

  16. Incision infection?
    ... minimal the pain has been. I only took pain pills ( Vicodin ) the first three days. Even those three days of pain...

  17. Posterior Tibial Tendon Problems
    ... nerve block. Ouch!They sent me home with scripts for Vicodin and Percocet. I had about a 4 hour ride back home...
    ... to be coherent for my kids. My dr. only perscribed Vicodin ...which I am thinking may not be enough. Also, I am...
    ... given iv sedation. My doctor also prescribed only Vicodin and the anesthesiologist prescribed Percocet. The ... certainly inquire about it. There is no way that Vicodin would even touch that kind of pain. Vicodin does...
    ... usually take ibuprofen, as it works better for me than vicodin , which is what the dr. gave me. I get my cast off...
    ... relieved that way. It's not working nor is the 2 ES Vicodin . I stopped taking the Vicodin because I would get...

  18. Survived bunionectomy yesterday
    ... pain I have. I'm alternating between Ibuprofen and Vicodin - so that may have something to do with it. I'm also...

  19. PODIATRISTS SAID ORTHOTICS WON'T HELP BUNIONS & suggested surgery for a mild bunion ?
    ... since the casts aren't walking casts. I'm still on vicodin and vistaril but down to four pills per day of each...

  20. 5 weeks post op (stf)
    ... Have my pain meds already, I can choose between Vicodin and Percucet. Hoping not to need either for too long...
    ... morning seems to be worse. I have so far just taken on Vicodin today. Having all the other problems that go along...
    ... the decision that I did not want to continue on the Vicodin that my doctor prescribed after the surgery, because ... medicine would be okay if I did not want to fill my Vicodin prescription and he also prescribed a low dose Ibubrofen...
    ... five weeks now with this cast. I have not taken the vicodin since last Monday so that was the 4th day after surgery...

  21. A different and scary kind of pain 15 days Post-op
    ... stitches and the pins/rods in my feet have me back on vicodin ....I want to tear off the boot, which feels like a...

  22. Day 3 post-op
    ... was so much worse than the surgical pain. I took a vicodin the morning of day 2 and that was the last heavy-duty...

  23. bunion overcorrection?
    ... terribly painful. I took a total of two percosets and 1 vicodin and then Aleve and Advil when things get a little...

  24. 1 day post-op for bunions
    ... pain meds do you have? I'm supposed to have either Vicodin or Percoset. I had Vicodin when I had all four wisedom...
    ... pain meds do you have? I'm supposed to have either Vicodin or Percoset. I had Vicodin when I had all four wisedom...

  25. bone fusion not grafting............
    ... which lasted almost a complete day and then I was on Vicodin (4 times a day). When the block wore off I was in ... birthday and I was in complete pain the entire day. The Vicodin worked, but it made me very drowsy and after it wore ... in full blast. I had a more than half a bottle of Vicodin left but I was so scared to use it. During that time ... to myself anymore and partially gave in. I used the Vicodin once a night, to help me with the pain, that allowed...

  26. Ankle Surgery
    ... afterward were basically pain free. Afterward I was on Vicodin ..I got off of that quick being as I was scared of...

  27. triple arthodesis (fusion) woes
    ... the pain. I cannot take pain meds of any kind... vicodin , percocet,darvon, darvocet, kaidian, tylenol 3, hydrocodine...

  28. how painful is triple arthrodesis
    ... lasted for 48 hours. After it wore off I was taking vicodin q 6 hrs for a few days. Because of your history the...

  29. Calling All Heelies!!
    ... returning to work on lite duty tomorrow. still take vicodin for the pain, have limited inward and outward movement...

  30. 13 days to go....
    ... that they make some people sick and that I should get vicodin instead. I was so ill, my brother called the doctor ... immediately offered to call in a prescription for vicodin . I threw up the first pill; but it may have been ... in my system. At the moment (having taken my third vicodin today), I believe they are better for me on both the...
    ... Thought I would drop in with a little update… The vicodin is working impeccably. Pain is under control and...
    ... 3.) Even though there is already Tylenol in my Vicodin , I am to use only ibuprofen or naproxen (Aleve) on...
    ... I’m almost out of Vicodin (down to three from a bottle of thirty). In the beginning ... My concern is this: I’m nervous about not having Vicodin on hand, yet I worry about dependence. I’m not ... I thought I might be able to let Aleve replace the Vicodin for my foot discomfort, too; but I didn’t feel that ... I would greatly appreciate it! P.S. I am taking Vicodin HP, which is 10 mg. hydrocodone bitartrate and 660...

  31. Double Bunionectomy Questions
    ... I've had two C-sections, and with the first one Vicodin worked wonderfully (two every 4 - 6 hours). With ... the second one, almost six years later, the Vicodin seemed to wear off after about two hours so the nurses ... and allowed me to go until time for my next dose of Vicodin . Now, when I get a script for Vicodin for any reason ... take one or two OTC ibuprofen two hours after the Vicodin and I only have to take one Vicodin instead of two...
    ... are (mostly) off the pain meds. I just refilled my Vicodin prescription the day before yesterday. I’m going ... will be, then I will certainly be taking that exam on Vicodin . I have an A in that class right now – and just...
    ... inspired by Rina and Deb to not take even a half dose of Vicodin this morning (at 11:30 AM, since I slept in again ... Yeah, right. I ended up caving in and taking half a Vicodin . (I have to say, the half pill doesn’t really ...
    ... myself for a good several minutes, then popped a whole Vicodin and continued dressing so I could joined the family...
    ... taking so much of the drug that I get sick. (I was on Vicodin for this, but after being so sick today wasn’t ready...
    ... glumness were due – at least in great part – to the Vicodin . Once I was completely off them for two full days...

  32. Seeing light at the end of the tunnel...
    ... hide how I really feel!!! I am in PT now and back on Vicodin !! How horrible is that!! You must be totally on...

  33. Nervous about next Dr. Appointment
    ... I would have figured they would lower me down to Vicodin . My nurse just suggest taking anti inflammatory like...

  34. Osteochondral Fracture
    ... Sure enough, it hurts a bit more. So I took the Vicodin after 5 hours. Yes, thanks and I did set my alarm...
    ... is my post-op appt. I'll double check. I'm taking vicodin now. The stain - I tried wiping with a wet sponge...
    ... pricking) at the incisions. So now, I'm back on the Vicodin again - it's the only thing that worked, why 2 Tylenol ... I was not very good at that but now I will be. Vicodin made me think I was doing real good. Take good...

  35. How long for crutches
    ... progress. I emailed my doctor about alternatives to Vicodin since I've heard it can make people sick....

  36. 5 days post op
    ... I didn't take my pain pills on time. He prescribed Vicodin and 800 mg Motrin and said I could take them together...

  37. Relief for peripheral neuropathy burning/numbness?
    ... if it will work, 8 weeks already using, along with vicodin to combat the pain 4times a day and predisone 15mg...

  38. Surgery! Uugghh!
    ... so whacked out on taking so much pain medication (2 vicodin every 3 hours) that I couldn't focus on reading or...

  39. questions about bunion surgery
    ... definitely want a narcotic for the first week. I was on Vicodin every 4 hours. I've had 3 surgeries now and with...

  40. please answer some questions??
    ... are the worst and if you are on pain meds (I was on Vicodin ).. you might not know which way is up. I recently...

  41. Post-Bunionectomy Questions
    ... get through the next couple of weeks. I was given Vicodin , but I have to be careful with it because it makes...
    ... dangle my foot over the bed/couch, and no amount of Vicodin is helping make that go away. I can't sleep because...
    ... 05. My pain was alot like yours. (In my toes) The vicodin only helped for about three hours and I was still ... doctor just recently gave me tramadol. It is like vicodin but it's not a narcodic. This really helps alot. Now...

  42. plantar fascia release support
    ... of the meds and kept the foot up. She gave me both Vicodin and Percoset depending on my pain level and an anti...

  43. Nerve Pain Post-Surgery
    ... still had one refill on the Lidoderm patches and Vicodin prescribed by the last physiatrist. Have a lot of ... am terrified to take most drugs, and only took the Vicodin about once every 3 days when I just couldn’t bear ... the pain anymore. Told her the Vicodin just wasn’t working as well as it had, and could ... for the next 10 days. Tried to get my last refill of Vicodin , but pharmacy couldn’t because the scrip was over ... prefer not to risk that. Asked for a refill of my Vicodin - and she said no. Hemmed and hawed a bit then said ... pad!!! I was just appalled. I had been taking the Vicodin for about 8 months with no problems. Was looking for ... sheet then contacted Abbott Labs, the folks who make Vicodin - and they had never heard of it causing problems ... with sweating. Hadn’t thought the Vicodin was helping that much, but since then, the pain has...

  44. Pain Meds for Bunion Surgery
    ... pain meds make you sick? I have a prescription for Vicodin (Hydrocodone/APAP 5/500). I've never taken this med...
    ... I also used Vicodin after my bunion surgery. Percoset is also prescribed ... in you and to drink plenty of water. I don't recall Vicodin being a drug that makes a lot of people sick anyway...
    ... Vicodin is known for upsetting stomachs and causing vomiting...
    ... I was given Vicodin (Hydrocodone/APAP 10/1000) to take every 6 hours,...
    ... med. at my pre-op appointment. She did give me the Vicodin prescription, which I did fill. Is the anti-inflammatory...
    ... Vicodin made me throw up, so my doctor said to take just one...
    ... today at 2:00. MY FOOT HURTS!!! I have been taking 2 Vicodin every 4 hours to stay on top of the pain. Despite...
    ... Thanks for the tips, Linda! I have been alternating Vicodin with 3 Advil and right now, it is keeping the pain...

  45. 2 Months post-op, still in pain!!!
    ... Panic attacks and Armour for a low thyroid. I was Rx'd Vicodin for after my surgery, but pain pills never work for...

  46. How to prepare for surgery
    ... the pre-op visit - which was a good thing - cause Vicodin contains acetominophen, which I'm allergic to, so...

  47. 1 week post-op/ Viewpoint on Board
    ... that I made my husband get ice and I took a left over vicodin . I am taking this one week at a time, and will...

  48. Good Luck Sue & Rollargirl!
    ... as long as it is up & iced, I am okay! I am off the vicodin , but still taking the Celebrex. The doctor wants me...

  49. Some new post-op tips
    ... nurse has told me to inform the doctor's office as the Vicodin may do the reverse to some. I should be knocked out...

  50. I Am A Nervous Wreck, Bunionectomy!!
    ... heavy if you know what I mean. Medications: I am on Vicodin , and it is working for sure because I feel pretty...

  51. Post Op Pain Medication....
    ... I was on percocet and vicodin at the same time... The doc also prescribed an anti...
    ... I was on a pretty big dose of vicodin . Side effects I experienced: constipation, lightheadednes ... nausea. At the time I remember commenting that vicodin can be your best friend and worst enemy simultaneously...
    ... I was given an Rx for Vicodin . I didn't have much pain with the surgery, I took...
    ... Vicodin caused severe vomiting. Took percocet but still had...
    ... When I do my other foot, I'm asking for Percocet or Vicodin , without a doubt....

  52. Ligament Reconstruction Surgery
    ... ahead of the pain with the pain meds. I was on 2 vicodin every 3 hours. The few times I didn't take them on...

  53. I'm new! Help!
    ... about having to use a walker! :) I just had to take a Vicodin awhile ago that I had left from some other surgery...

  54. Experiences with Double Bunionectomies?
    ... 1st 24 hours are a blur to me. I stopped taking the vicodin yesterday, but I am still keeping it handy, just in...

  55. Painful pin removal
    ... bad at all. Think it really depends. I did take a Vicodin before my doc visit just in case, but I don't think...

  56. Sue...are you OK?
    ... Dilaudid for the first few days and then cutting back to Vicodin for a while. R...

  57. Need bunionectomy cheering up!
    ... over took xrays and re-wrapped my foot. I was given vicodin and some antibiotic and also some suppositories in ... doing laundry, vacuuming, etc. Vitamins help. The vicodin helps mostly at night when it started to throb. But...
    ... quite knobby. I haven't been taking a lot of the vicodin , mostly at night and it hurts but only as much as...

  58. Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
    ... ahead of the pain with the pain meds. I was on two vicodin every three hours. I tapered to one every four hours...
    ... bit too soon - not due to pain but because of the vicodin . I was somewhat loopy, couldn't really focus and...
    ... got a lot better around day 8 or 9. I was popping 2 Vicodin s every 3 or 4 hours until then. By day 10 I was down ... to one vicodin every 6 hours and by day 12 I was only taking OTC...

  59. Ankle Ligament Surgery Question
    ... With my procedure I found that I could go off the vicodin at about the 10 day point. I then took ibuprofin...
    ... a week after surgery I could not imagine being off vicodin , but a few days later I was able to move to ibuprofin...
    ... class drugged. My doctor prescribed percocet and vicodin . I didn't take the vicodin before classes, but I...

  60. Lingering effects of ankle sprain
    ... to focus. I was on a lot of pain meds initially, 2 vicodin every 3 hours. I stayed on that much for about 5...

  61. Glad to Find you Again...just completd 2nd bilateral bunionectomy in one year
    ... suggest loading up on pain pills. This time around I got Vicodin extra strength (much better then regular strength...

  62. Help--I'm new to this
    ... with the percocet, which works better for me than the vicodin . My husband stayed home with me that whole week, and...

  63. Hanging in there, 48 hours after surgery
    ... another sleep aid. I too had the same problem of Vicodin keeping me alert and not sleepy, and since most people...

  64. New here, with Ankle Surgery on Monday
    ... concerned about pain after surgery, as I have been taking Vicodin for about a month and it doesn't work that well anymore...

  65. surgery later this month
    ... My surgeon told me that for the first bottle of Vicodin , decide whether you need one or two pills, whether...

  66. Almost 4 Wks Post (Bunionectomy)...Invisible Bruises??
    ... my left foot (right foot coming up soon). I was on vicodin for the first few weeks then I got this stuff called ... should heal quickly...I wish it were so. Heh. The vicodin didn't help at all and during the first week they...

  67. This is not how they said my recovery would be!
    ... and Neurontin, which I am on. In my experience, the Vicodin helps take the edge off, but there are better things...
    ... well. I wrote some post-op tips this morning in my vicodin induced fog that I wished someone would have told...

  68. Lisfranc surgery
    ... foot. Pretty painful the whole time & was prescribe vicodin for the pain. This is where friends & family come...

  69. Finally home from hospital after surgery last week.
    ... sorry I can't recall names right now, I am taking Vicodin an Vistril and am more than a little loopy. I also...

  70. Getting 3rd opinion on ankle surgery, any experience with alternatives???
    ... cars a lot during the day and can't really be popping Vicodin or the like while driving a $60,000 Mercedes or Porsche...

  71. Lots of Bunion Surgery Questions- Long Post
    ... xperienced some *excruciating* pain. I ended up doubling my Vicodin dose (with the doctor's okay) plus taking prescription...

  72. Fractured Calcaneus
    ... and tylenol till early afternoon, from 3-10 I take 2 vicodin and this seems to work out now....
    ... my rear for a month with my foot elevated. I was on Vicodin for the entire month then slowly weaned off as the...
    ... because he came right in and decided that percocet, vicodin , etc. just wasn't going to cut it and he hooked me...

  73. Countdown to Surgery...
    ... take pain killers regularly; my OS gave me a lot of Vicodin ... between wisdom teeth and the first surgery, I've ... this is really long... and it's time for some more Vicodin and sleep. Be prepared for an early post-op appointment...
    ... home, especially when I want to lay down with the Vicodin . I went to the doctor's office and lunch on Friday...

  74. Day 1 Post-Op
    ... podiatrist. I'm feeling a little pain now, but the Vicodin is handling it well. I'm hobbling around on crutches...

  75. One week post op visit-Austin
    ... that's pretty standard for the procedure. I did take Vicodin for three days with each surgery, but it was mostly...