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  1. Morphine tabs what do I know? HELP
    ... stomach ,insomnia but yet drowsy in the day.I was taking vicodin but Dr. took me off cause my liver enzymes were very...

  2. another med question
    ... my meds question right now i'm still taking the vicodin 5/500 6x aday and xanax .5 (6 x day) milrlax for...

  3. I am back
    ... learning from all of you about meds. As for the vicodin issue I am abit lost. Then again I have been so busy...
    ... pray for a speedy recovery for him. As far as the vicodin goes.....if you really feel that it is not a "threat...
    ... it. Yours just confirms my opinion. About the vicodin - only you know for sure if it's a problem. If you...

  4. Darvocet 100? I heard it doesn't work??
    ... something very strong, like Fentanyl, to something like Vicodin . My personal experience with Darvon and Darvocet...
    ... just rather have something a little less strong. Vicodin was my choice, honestly, but I'm too afraid to come ... just fine, and just slept most of the time. I was on Vicodin long term thereafter. I've also taken Lortab and...

  5. If anyone would share their experience with Ultracet I would be grateful
    ... with his former partner and today I asked him for Vicodin to hold me over as I have company here and really...
    ... regular routine, along with Lyrica and Soma. I take Vicodin for break-through pain, which is usually every day ... enough, I think the tramadol works better than the Vicodin for me. I don't get the "I've just taken narcotics ... it, and I think I would take my tramadol over the Vicodin if I had to make a choice. I'm not sure why I think...

  6. Pain Pills that don't contain Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen?
    ... I think I am having rebound headaches from the vicodin I am taking. I am only taking 2 or 3 pills per day ... them at night too. Last year when I was not on the vicodin , I was taking tons of motrin for my back pain. I ended...
    ... Are you sure it is vicodin ? The reason I ask is that to my knowledge vicodin...
    ... bottle says: HYDROCO/APAP 5-325MG (is this generic vicodin ?) Mfg: Mallinckr I am not taking any other over...
    ... 10sox, That sounds like Norco not Vicodin ...I take the same thing for breakthrough pain, normally...
    ... are notorious for producing a crappy product and the Vicodin I took of their caused my headaches but other generic...

  7. Meds causing headache every morning?
    ... Neurontin for 2 months or so. I have been on/off the vicodin for over a year. However, I never took the vicodin ... steroid epidurals worked well enough to only need the vicodin here and there. I take neurontin 3x a day (morning ... , mid-afternoon, bedtime) I take Vicodin 2-3x a day (morning and mid-afternoon, and only nighttime ... counter meds. Do you think the tylenol portion of the vicodin is causing the headaches? I don't know what to do...
    ... cause, then I would suspect the hydrocodone in the vicodin . This is know to cause vicious rebound headaches ... it has been wonderful for years. I no longer take vicodin , or any opioid, for headaches because of the rebound...
    ... for responding to my post. I am currently taking the vicodin for my back pain, not for migraines. I have very limited ... the vomitting for hours straight. You mentioned vicodin was known for rebound headaches? I guess I need to...
    ... I guess I should qualify my statement and say that vicodin causes me rebound headaches. And the whole concept ... meds do the same thing. I remember when I used vicodin for headaches, my doc would say use it no more than ... call your doc about this until you know for sure that vicodin is causing you to have rebound HAs. Otherwise you...

  8. no longer relief from pain meds
    ... I've been taking m.s. contin for over a year with vicodin for break thru pain for failed laminectomy surgery...

  9. Could this be from the fentanyl?
    ... would expect to feel when becoming an addict. I took vicodin for much longer and was able to take it when needed...

  10. update and med Question
    ... going to take a pepcid ac first and 2 hours after my vicodin and xanax have any of you used the methocarbamol?...
    ... pharmacey said to take it 1 hour either side of my vicodin and xanax so as soon as my hubby gets home i'll try...

  11. Bad Pain-Bad experience-Second Opinion today-need support!
    ... non- narcotics are even worse. I can not tolerate vicodin or tramadol. One pill will back me up to the point...

  12. Help me understand schedule for pain meds
    ... pain. My pain management dr. told me to take ONE vicodin per day. This was NOT cutting it at all. (I assumed ... should not wait until I am in total pain to take my vicodin . He told me that taking them on a regular schedule...
    ... your blood plasma levels. I don't know how many vicodin were prescribed for you per day or per month, or what ... been seeing this one? And which one prescribes the vicodin ? The ortho or the PM? I believe many surgeons are...
    ... elsewhere, but I have not read it yet. Also, one Vicodin a day is not going to manage your pain well....

  13. not needing b/t for pain
    ... The reason I ask is because if it's hydrocodone ( Vicodin , Lortab, or Norco), it's notorious for giving people...

  14. hydrocodone vs. oxycodone
    ... next time I go in (3 weeks). Right now all I have is Vicodin 5/500 (hydro). When I have bad pain, I am getting ... 500 (x2), and it seemed to last much longer than the Vicodin , without added side effects. I guess I am going ... to ask either for an increase to the 7.5/500 Vicodin , or Percocet or straight oxycodone instead of the ... Vicodin . I think oxycodone is stronger than hydrocodone...

  15. Fentanyl Patch & Nausea- Does it Get Better?
    ... the same med, but in a long acting form. And hydro ( Vicodin ) for BT pain might be a good option as well. That...

  16. I've Missed You All So Very Much!!!
    ... taking 20mg oxycontin 3x/day for about 2 years and Vicodin 7.5/500 4-6x/day for BT. The old regimine wasn't cutting...

  17. OK my turn to ask for a little help...
    ... mcg patch, hydrocodone for breaktrough. Started on Vicodin first, then patch (although it's a pain in itself ... ), now Vicodin for breakthrough (the patch saved me). Only problem ... ; I'm so tolerant to the vicodin , it's comparable to drinking a glass of water. Went ... keep my head clear and still function. So now, the vicodin for 2 weeks, then percocets for 2 weeks- so far, so...

  18. roxicodone less effective for anyone else?
    ... progression of medication is usually hydrocodone (loricet, vicodin ) then oxycodone (percocets) then roxicodone, which...

  19. need med help
    ... very long story short.... i'm switching from vicodin 5/500 to norco 7.5/325 i'm scared i can't take...
    ... headaches when I was on the Mallincradt generic of Vicodin . brian...
    ... so tired of all of this !! i'm going to see about vicodin 10/5 do they have that in that brand? the pm dr in ... for pain relief i just called him to see about the vicodin , other wise i'm hoping for a small dose of the patch ... clock watcher... what do you think about the 10/5 vicodin ?? ladybuggy...
    ... out excatly what it is?? well my hubby got my vicodin back come to find out why every one at the dr is treating...
    ... starting to feel a tiny bit better getting back on the vicodin that norco made my brian feel off.. i live in spokane...

  20. Taking my meds away
    ... Clinic and today I asked about taking something besides Vicodin as break through pain as it causes me to get headaches ... the PA suggested I try Dilaudid. She asked how much Vicodin I still had and I said quite a few and then she said ... next time I was to bring the Vicodin in to her (not to worry about the refills there were ... then if the Dilaudid doesn't work at least I have the Vicodin . Any feedback?...
    ... if it would work then if it does agree to bring the vicodin in and get more of the new?? just a thought but i...
    ... you ran out. I'm not saying you are short on your Vicodin , I'm just saying that's how my PM doc runs his practice...
    ... you ran out. I'm not saying you are short on your Vicodin , I'm just saying that's how my PM doc runs his practice...
    ... you wonder why they don't trust us. How many extra vicodin do you think it's safe to take on top of dilaudid ... such a major increase in strength of medication. If vicodin is so ineffective and doesn't work, why do you want...
    ... not time for a refill for me. I have refills on the Vicodin I have because my primary doctor trusts me. I have ... something that does help. I do not want to give up my Vicodin if the Dilaudid doesn't work and I think that is why...

  21. Dr Said No More Refills On Hydrocodone Yikes
    ... addiction & I believe we all are. I know when I was on vicodin & all that I could not get any relief, it was my fear...

  22. pain clinic update
    ... started to get better.. so he thinks i need off the vicodin i'll tell more details later but i had my dr already ... my liver has tripled its numbers sence taking the vicodin so he also would be fine with putting me on a low...
    ... thanks for the replies! have either of you tried a vicodin with 325 tylnol ? and higher vicodin? and if you have...
    ... I actually could not take the vicodin . It knocked me out completely. What is so funny...
    ... I am afraid I have not been on Vicodin , so I can not help with this one. But I do hope that...

  23. just signed my first contract
    ... should. Just last week I had taken my max dose of the vicodin (my BT meds) all day and I was still at a 9. The...

  24. What do you think about NORCO?
    ... 10mg. The brand equivalent is Lorcet, Lortab, or Vicodin . The difference is the amt of Tylenol. All of...
    ... Oxycodone. Hydrocodone based products (Lortab, Lorcet, Vicodin ) are permitted refills....Up to 5 in a 6 month period...
    ... Norco is the same med as vicodin but with a little less acetemenophen....I think you...
    ... block certain opiate receptors in the brain, including vicodin and heroin..But yes methadone does attach to one of...
    ... block certain opiate receptors in the brain, including vicodin and heroin..But yes methadone does attach to one of...

  25. new as a member, have a question...
    ... not go into my back problems and my prescription for vicodin . How long does hydrocodone show up if they test me...

  26. med adjustment feel awful
    ... hi well first of all i take vicodin every 4 hours untell around 9 or 10 pm along with...

  27. Spinal Cord Stimulator Recovery
    ... Fentanyl your pain doesn't even get tickled by the Vicodin . Since you can't get any compassion out of someone ... wouldn't feel too guilty about upping the dose of Vicodin . I assume you have the 10/325s of Vicodin. I don ... 3000-4000 mg of Tylenol a day. That equates to 10 Vicodin s a day. You reasonably could titrate you Vicodin...

  28. needing to ramble
    ... got in a severe pain crisis they only gave her like vicodin for her does nothing any she was in a very dark place...

  29. Mirtazapine
    ... but it started losing its efficacy. I also have the Vicodin close at hand if I should experience BT pain. After...

  30. finding a doctor who will prescribe opiates
    ... what is the difference between vicodin ES vicodin hp?...
    ... vicodin HP(high potency) is 10mg hydrocodone with 660 mg of ... acetaminophin vicodin ES(extra strength) is 7.5 mg hydrocodone with 750mg ... acetaminophin vicodin is 5 mg hydrocodone with 500 mg acetaminophin....

  31. RX changed from oxy to opana
    ... opinion - I was taking oxycontin 80 mg 3 X Daily and vicodin 10/325 1-2 q 4-6 hrs for b/t my new dose is opana...

  32. my girlfriends throwing up blood.
    ... is a medical emergency. This is not like mixing vicodin or codeine with alcohol - it's a whole new ballgame...

  33. what would cause my bones in my legs to hurt
    ... area too. I am currently on Morphine 30mg BID and vicodin for break through pain and I take Lyrica 75mg TID...

  34. New to the board, need some advice!!
    ... Targin is the only one that helps. I used to take Vicodin but it became uneffective. I have tried patches such...
    ... I've seen some posts like "which is stronger, vicodin or percocet?" I usually will not answer those because...

  35. Sammy
    ... meds. I don't feel comfortable driving when I add vicodin to the oxy. Something about dozing off while driving...
    ... imagine you can relate. My gosh if I were to drive on vicodin with oxy I would probably end up...., well not where...

  36. 2nd try - alternative to patch HELP PLEASE
    ... They are taking me off of methadone, vicodin and the patch (50mcg) and put me on 30mg of Kadian...
    ... cathe65;3616989]They are taking me off of methadone, vicodin and the patch (50mcg) and put me on 30mg of Kadian...

  37. Questions About My Upcoming Med Changes
    ... released med? Also, he is changing my BT med from Vicodin 7.5/500 up to 6/day to Norco 10/325, up to 4/day. ... Norco has any different advantages/disadvantages from Vicodin , even though they are both Hydrocodone? Thanks...
    ... ll have a handle on it. I can't comment on the vicodin or norco as we have short acting oxy instead - endone ... bt. May I ask though, isn't norco less strong than vicodin ? If that's the case and you're experiencing nerve...
    ... know more abou that. I have a hard time taking the Vicodin or Norco. really reaks havoc on my digestive system...
    ... some experience for you :) Norco is better than Vicodin 7.5 because as Chrissy mentions there is less tylenol ... were fine compared to generic percocet. Norco and Vicodin are the same - instead of 750 mg of tylenol you'll ... breakthrough - better for the liver. I used to take Vicodin HP and it was my pharmacist who suggested (quietly...
    ... I am aware of the reduced APAP, but because both Vicodin and Norco are hydrocodone, I was wondering if there ... ingredients in the Norco, that make it better or worse than Vicodin ? Pepper: Do you notice any immediate difference...
    ... function tests regularly anyway. - As already written, Vicodin and Norco and their various generic brands are all...

  38. In regards to my 1st post
    ... after checking all my meds, I do have a refill on my vicodin from my surgery from my sergeon. Now I do go to a...
    ... Re, read that thread. She wants to change from Vicodin to Oxycontin, the doc wants to change her to Suboxen...

  39. increaseing meds
    ... Lady, rather than taking vicodin all day, it would be a lot better to be on a long...

  40. Nothing is working. Suboxen? NO. Please help.
    ... in April and still having the same pain. I was on Vicodin 10MG, Percocet 10mg, Dialuded 4mg. So I called my...
    ... something else? I know there is more out there than vicodin , percocet and dialuded. Another mg maybe? The thing...

  41. #2 esi tomarrow
    ... lol)i take it daily about 15 min before i take the vicodin it relaxes me and helps the vicodin really work to...

  42. is tramadol stroger than vicadon
    ... 100mg of tramadol is roughly equivalent to one Vicodin ES Note that tramadol has no non narcotic painkiller ... individual, some people do better on tramadol, some on Vicodin , nomatter what the analgesic leauge tables say about...

  43. urine screen
    ... I have been taking vicodin for about two years now for unhealed sacrum fractures...

  44. pain managment app.
    ... have time to do but do keep them); the meds (none but vicodin periodically until a couple of yeas ago and I moved...

  45. What in my PM regimen is causing my insomnia?
    ... Zanaflex (recently changed from Flexeril). I also have Vicodin for BT pain, but don't take it all the time. I also...
    ... for the prayers! You're a doll! Tex PS I have Vicodin for BT pain, and am taking Zanaflex and Voltaren for...

  46. In Trouble...urgent!
    ... colud telephone in a script for a CIII painkiller like vicodin , which would help see you over the worst 3. Can...

  47. med question
    ... wouldn't use the xanax to sleep and i may not need the vicodin in the night cause i'm taking the max of the vicdin...
    ... paracetamol is totaly safe upto 4000mg per day that is 8 Vicodin (5/500) 5 Vicodin ES (7.5/750) 6 Vicodin HP...
    ... wouldn't use the xanax to sleep and i may not need the vicodin in the night cause i'm taking the max of the vicdin...

  48. Training And Med Problem
    ... the dilaudid and even if he write refills on the the vicodin I don't think that I could get them filled in another...

  49. Update after Doctor Visit--new meds
    ... gave me Valteran (75mg, 2x), Zanaflex (3x day) and Vicodin for BT pain. For sleep, I take Ambien CR plus Promethazine...

  50. Pain emergency kit
    ... drawer in my desk. I am going to put few doses of vicodin with a photocopy of my prescription sheet (so if anyone...
    ... mind. One of the big problems I would run into is my vicodin that I use for breakthrough pain makes me a very poor...

  51. experiences with self-hypnosis
    ... Since last Tuesday, I have taken 2 pain pills ( Vicodin , a step down!), period. Still taking Advil, Skelaxin...

  52. Another med question, sorry guys
    ... not totally sure. Isn't Narco a form of Hydro (Like Vicodin ) and I know the Percs are Oxycodone. So, to me, I...

  53. switching to methadone from ms contin
    ... moderatly strong pain killer, much like you guys use Vicodin . 2 tabs every 4 hours is ruoghly equivalent to ... a 7.5mg Vicodin An online pharmacy is just like any other, except...

  54. Is this even legal?!?!?! The nurse is making me crazy :(
    ... do what she asks if you can. Do you even have any Vicodin to turn in?? I would think you saw this doc again ... this happened, and make sure he knows she took your vicodin . You never know if she is supposed to do this or not...
    ... write out a paper that says that you are giving her XX vicodin in exchange for the script for the other pain meds...
    ... write out a paper that says that you are giving her XX vicodin in exchange for the script for the other pain meds ... this happened, and make sure he knows she took your vicodin . You never know if she is supposed to do this or not...
    ... IMO I would take the bottles with me ( percocets & vicodin bottles ) but leave just 1 pill in each , I don't...

  55. anti- dep for pm?
    ... afwul feet they want to reconstruct... any way i'm on vicodin 5/500 7 aday thats the max cause the tylenol and...
    ... acting painkiller (such as Oxycontin) instead of 7 Vicodin a day?...

  56. A queston for anyone who is in physical therappy and/or cortisone shots
    ... took (and both doctors were aware) about 2-3 10 mg vicodin daily. I am no longer taking the vicodin and the...

  57. Anyone have severe tendonitis? What do you take?
    ... only thing that has been helping the pain is some Vicodin I had left over from a previous injury. Is it...
    ... stronger, perhaps Zanaflex? I doubt he will give me any Vicodin , but they do seem to help. We'll see... Thanks...
    ... one prefers to stay as it. She takes percocet or vicodin for pain along with Aleve and Neurontin. She loves...

  58. Pain Medication "euphoria" Defined
    ... supply of percs before they stepped you back down to Vicodin . How many levels of your spine did they just fuse...

  59. Anyone gotten insomnia from taking Neurontin?
    ... is the night I took all of the above as well as a Vicodin . (I also take Mirapex for Restless Legs Syndrome,...

  60. Question re pain contract and then unexpected problem - pay cash?
    ... canals and caps. The dentist wrote me a script for 15 vicodin (5/500). I agreed not to fill meds with any other...
    ... your dentist to phone him) to get the OK to take the Vicodin . You doctor may well be able to issue you with...
    ... your dentist to phone him) to get the OK to take the Vicodin . You doctor may well be able to issue you with...
    ... or breakng an ankle and worring abut a handful of vicodin an ER may prescribe. Goodluck, Dave...

  61. surgeon released me with PM recommendation but no meds to last
    ... ditch it all, I almost did. I think I even have one vicodin left from a tooth issue. Although not everyting works...
    ... nthat he does not say one word about you having the vicodin , the only meds you currently have are the ones the...

  62. Emergency Stock
    ... know why. I could not see picking up the script for vicodin when it was switched to oxy the next day, foolish...

  63. I am in ALOT of pain!!Going to see the neuro tomorrow....
    ... the pain in my leg is unbelievable!! I was giving vicodin 5/500 1 every 6 hours 4 a day......I am taking like...

  64. Please Help! Venting, but I am Done with this!
    ... he could or WOULD do. He said I can give you Vicodin , and that is it. How IRONIC - since that is the one...
    ... He said "I can give you Vicodin ???" OMG. What did you do? Unfortucately the ER...

  65. Emergency, surgeon not in to refill meds till tommorrow
    ... I have is some generic for Norco 10-325 & a couple vicodin . The pharmcist said to try the norco for now, but...
    ... back problems, I was originally scripted skelaxin and vicodin to be taken together so that would probably be ok...

  66. next step up from Norco
    ... Hi Kelly, For me percocet was the step up from vicodin . I don't want to do any stronger then I have to either...

  67. Does taking/stopping your pain meds cause insomnia?
    ... Tex. When I'm low on meds and when I switched from Vicodin to Percocet. Since I've started percocet, my insomnia...
    ... time), double my Phenergan and then ended up taking a Vicodin a couple of hours after that. I did finally fall...
    ... they look nifty....but I digress):) I have taken a Vicodin here and there over the last month, but never two...

  68. PM Appointment Tomorrow...Screening question
    ... try to relax if you can. Since the Norco and the Vicodin are both the same generic (hydro) with differing levels...

  69. pain mgmt for beginners
    ... (I am working on cutting this out of my regimen) Vicodin 5/500 prn 1 or 2 I have been needing this every day ... are usually prescribed first. The short-acting Vicodin is not really cutting it for me. I have tried the...
    ... of you do with the work situation. I have taken vicodin at work before, but only because I wouldn't make it ... more "impaired by the pain" than I do on 5/500 of vicodin . I am wondering what would happen if I ever wanted ... don't really want to keep taking the short acting vicodin , because it doesn't work for me anywhere near even...

  70. When Do You Take Your Breakthrough Meds?
    ... things starting to hurt more and more so I took my vicodin . I was just wondering when do others take their bt ... high? Just some ramblings from the wonderful world of vicodin . By the way, I hate this drowsy, messed up feeling...
    ... Thanks to all. I wish I could take my vicodin before the work. Unfortunately if I take the B.T....

  71. Vicodin vs. generic
    ... 5/500 (Vicodin) 7.5/750 (Vicodin ES) 10/660 ( Vicodin HP)...
    ... hpwever, I got that from a US website, we dont have Vicodin in Australia...

  72. Need support in asking doc for new meds~PLease!
    ... herniating a disc two months ago. I'm taking Gabapentin and Vicodin , I have Flexeril as well, but don't take it much because ... stronger meds so I can go about living? (Or take more Vicodin and Gabapentin?) Or am I supposed to accept my...

  73. analgesic adjuvants
    ... I take a Oxycontin, Vicodin and Soma every day. I also take Xanax or Klonopin ... issues. There is already enough acetaminophen in my Vicodin and most NSAID's are murder on my stomach, due to...

  74. May I ask how long you have been taking pain medication
    ... knees and chronic daily migraine. I was taking mostly vicodin and Synalgos®-DC (dihydrocodeine/aspirin/caffeine ... and I've never taken an opioid for them again. From Vicodin & Synalgos I went to OxyContin, then Duragesic and...

  75. Tough night last night - maybe someone can provide insight?
    ... because of the decrease in my pain meds from 4 10 mg vicodin to 3 10 mg percocet? Generally I used to take 3 vics...