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  1. Rehabilatation Dr. next, whats his job?
    ... somtimes. For a long time I was on narcotics like Vicodin and or Percocet and after a long time they did not...
    ... oxycodone 10mg, along with skelaxin & lryica, I was on vicodin & it was only lasting about 2 hrs if it worked @ all...

  2. July 30 - 3 level ACDF - Countdown is on!
    ... bendy straws..... Bring on the ice cream....and the vicodin ....
    ... op - Everything peachy. Minimal pain meds. I'm on Vicodin or 500mg tylenol as needed. No more double vision...

  3. Stiffness question
    ... your neck changes with fusion. I found the need for vicodin occasionally for 3-4 months post surgically along...

  4. Hi/New Here
    ... bit over a year ago. Still have some pain, take 1 vicodin and 1 skelaxin daily. I just had my first PM visit...

  5. pain meds ..percocet not woking
    ... I had success with Vicodin rather than Percocet. Maybe you should call them and...
    ... better. I am pretty sure hydrocodone is generic for Vicodin ....
    ... Hi Delta, Hydrocodone is vicodin which is less strong than percosette, but some people...

  6. six weeks post two level acdf and still in pain
    ... relief from oxycontin but get tremendous relief from vicodin or tramadol....
    ... They, or pain management does not want to put me on vicodin or tramadol because of liver complications. The reason...

  7. Cord Compression, Tremors, Neuro Questions, Please?
    ... any long term use (more than a few days) of percocet/ vicodin /oxycontin/etc causes me to have some of the symptoms ... just had knee surgery 5/18/07 and after 3 days of vicodin the symtpoms re-appeared. I take some valium when...

  8. One year + post 2-level ACDF
    ... probably not the source of the pain. He prescribed vicodin , which I took for about three days; the spasm faded ... year later if I tell my OS I'm in pain, he prescribes vicodin for me. It doesn't happen often, and you have to...

  9. I need some advice...PLEASE
    ... often. I am on many different pain meds including Vicodin and Percoset, along with muscle relaxers, I have degenerati...

  10. new to board c5/6 disectomy fusion
    ... I'm now walking with a cane and on Methadone and Vicodin and have sciatica in both legs. Who knows better than...

  11. Spinal fusion and inversion therapy
    ... get a minimal number of pain killers - I'm talking Vicodin , not Oxycontin, for the days of pain from hell....

  12. Newbie - 3 Level Cervical ADR 3/23/07
    ... normal and will last for about 2 to 3 months. Soma and Vicodin take care of this just fine, but I am also still on...

  13. New Pain
    ... feet for Plantar Facitis. She also prescribed me Vicodin to take when needed. We are having a nor easter right...

  14. I have a surgery date, too.
    ... I told him that my pain is so unbearable and the vicodin just doesn't help all the time. Instead of giving ... surgery all at the same time. I will just take the vicodin until the surgery. I am having a one-level ACDF...

  15. I got a surgery date
    ... hospital, and by 12 hours or so post op, switched me to Vicodin . I took the Vicodin as prescribed for about 2 days...

  16. What to take for pain relief BEFORE any type of surgery was tried?
    ... pain and have only been given naproxen (NSAID), and Vicodin (I only take 1-2 pills over the course of a day). ... the time, and sometimes even have it bad while on vicodin . Thankfully, I am having surgery pretty soon. ...
    ... do take this drug. It is much less addicting than Vicodin . Personally I get less spaced out on taking 1 Vicodin...
    ... About six weeks prior to surgery, I was taking 4 to 5 Vicodin per day. My pain subsided significantly over a period...
    ... same here, ibuprofen, tylenon, vicodin , percosette, oxy, neurontin, epidurals, selective ... heating pad. I have had 2 surgeries and still take 4-6 vicodin a day with ibuprofen for permanent pain....

  17. AGGRAVATED need acdf, on too much pain meds
    ... Neurontin a day plus I was taking about 10-12 (10) mg vicodin and a couple percosetts with it. After about 2 weeks...

  18. 72 hrs. Post-Op ACDF, Donor Bone Plate...Questions
    ... throat, very mild, some pain in back of neck. I took Vicodin and Valium as prescribed the last 2 days. Have yet...

  19. When to return to work following ACDF???
    ... two weeks was fine for me, physically. I can't take vicodin due to allergies, so I was on a mix of oxycontin and...

  20. Surgery thru my throat?
    ... herniated disc precisely. Afterwards he RXed a script for vicodin . I was a little sorer for a couple of days, but I...

  21. Surgery or not?
    ... pain, all I have been given is naproxen (NSAID), and vicodin . Good luck, Lisa...

  22. sore throat?
    ... I am pretty sure Hydrocodone is Vicodin . I do much better with Vicodin than I do with Percocet...

  23. I don't want to wait for surgery
    ... throbbing, sometimes a sharp nerve pain, so I take vicodin every other day at night. I did PT 3x/wk for a month...

  24. Meds prescribed following cervical acdf
    ... I knew I couldnt take ibuprofen. I ended up taking Vicodin instead. I researched on the web and it kept showing...

  25. Update 3 wks Post 2 Level ACDF
    ... there to warrant pain meds. I still take flexeril and vicodin though have reduced the vicodin significantly. ...
    ... flex or extend very much to date! I am off the Vicodin , but take the Flexeril religiously. I'll be interested...

  26. Is aspirin OK after ACDF? (quick my head hurts!)
    ... I ended up taking 2 Vicodin , which thank God helped! But man was I spaced out...

  27. 4 months later back in the Miami!
    ... on to my side!! And I have to admit I still take a vicodin at night....:D because it helps me to sleep.. but...

  28. ACDF Recovery vs. Overdoing
    ... prescribed. Discharged 34 hours post surgery with rx for 1 Vicodin every 6 hours and 1 Ribaxin every 6 hours. Told no...
    ... & 6/7 done on an outpatient basis, sent home with vicodin as needed and a soft collar for two weeks. Biggest...

  29. 1 Week Post Op ACDF
    ... than the surgery itself. I am taking half of a Vicodin tablet every 6 hours, and 1 Robaxin for muscle relaxation...

  30. After ACDF c5-7
    ... middle of my shoulder blades. I had stopped taking vicodin 4 days after surgery, but have found more recently...

  31. For those that had recent acdf surgery
    ... all of my weight is going on my hips and with taking vicodin at night I can stay in the same position for hours...

  32. 47 Hours Post ACDF C4/5 and C5/6
    ... Pain is not too bad right now -- I'm trying 250 mg Vicodin every 6 hours. plus muscle relaxant. Throat soreness...

  33. I learned a good lesson today. (oy)
    ... mmediately started to spasm pretty bad. I ended up taking a Vicodin AND a Valium. I guess I shouldnt be driving if there...
    ... mmediately started to spasm pretty bad. I ended up taking a Vicodin AND a Valium. I guess I shouldnt be driving if there...

  34. back from surgery 1/23
    ... You will be sent home with pain medication (usually Vicodin or Norco[hydrocodone]). You should not need strong...

  35. Cervical Headaches
    ... try a different narcotic medciation, something like vicodin perhaps....

  36. Home after ACDF surgery 1/23 ~Ro
    ... constipation (I had to find out the hard way). I was on Vicodin for the first 6 weeks and occasionally now which did...
    ... else... until that next night when they tried the vicodin which is what I am on now.. it surprised me that somethings...
    ... else... until that next night when they tried the vicodin which is what I am on now.. it surprised me that somethings...

  37. I am back after surgery 1/23 from bdancer
    ... shaking etc... before they finally gave some crushed up vicodin ..I can't believe they expect the patient to request...
    ... KILL me from the tension. I had to take Valium AND Vicodin over this whole debacle. I cannot tell you how great...

  38. Sleeping problems after ACDF surgery
    ... thing works. I had to resort to going back to my Vicodin last night just to get relaxed enough to sleep. I...
    ... the problem could be one of 2 things: I was taking Vicodin and Lunesta after surgery and slept great. Now that ... I am not taking the Vicodin I am having issues. After all it really does knock...
    ... pain killer at night? It is good to be off of the Vicodin but you might still need some Tylenol. Tylenol now...
    ... suggested I take the rest of the week off. So back to the Vicodin I go! Good news though when I finally got to sleep ... it was great. Hope this doesnt mean I need the Vicodin for a good night sleep. Good luck all....

  39. 1st Post Op appt.
    ... there are going to be alot of ups and downs. I took 2 vicodin half an hour ago and I feel loads better. Doesnt take...

  40. Pre-op jitters
    ... medications did you take? I'm currently taking 1500 mg vicodin to actually cut the pain, only 500 to lesson it if...
    ... his tricept muscles. He was on Major meds...15 mg vicodin every 6 hrs along with valium, flexiril etc. Finally...

  41. HI all. Back from 1/10 surgery
    ... Dennis, I swear I am listening to you now! The Vicodin says to take 1-2 every 4-6 hours. I am taking 1 rather...

  42. Darvecet
    ... to other Darvocet type narcotic medications such as Vicodin or Tylenol 3. You'll have to discuss with your doctor...

  43. Strip of ankle numbness-what does this mean?
    ... accident per the ER and prescribed quite a bit of Vicodin and Xanax. On the 3rd visit, he was beside himself...

  44. What are the 2 days in the hospital like?
    ... mornings. The results are not pretty. I run to the vicodin bottle. Some nights I tape the velcro closures so...

  45. Non Fusion Option
    ... It really does help - although I still have to take vicodin / darvocet. etc. Are you on any pain meds now...

  46. C5-6 Rupture questions
    ... in his tricep muscle. The Doc has him on 15 mg of Vicodin , 10 mg flexiril, 500 mg naproxen and 5 mg valium every...
    ... flexiril seems to help the most, the high doses of vicodin only dull the pain. He hates the way the pills make...

  47. Is L'Hermitte's Sign an Indicator of Cord Compression?
    ... inflamation and may not touch your nerve problems like Vicodin might could. A Myelogram and a Discogram are...

  48. Hemangiomata within the sacrum?
    ... it really hurts alot and that is on top of the 2 Vicodin every 6 hours I'm allowed for my neck. I assume this...

  49. Surgery on Nov 29th...getting nervous
    ... than warm beverages or plain water. I did need vicodin and valium a few times a day in the first 6 weeks ... Nothing all too limiting but occasinally I'd need some vicodin or valium the help me through (especially at the end...

  50. Almost ended up in the ER last night
    ... for me to hopefully cope with. I got home, took a vicodin , 2 ultram, and 2 sudafed and went back to bed. I just...
    ... pain. I did what you did. I washed down a couple of vicodin with a diet coke.(for the caffeine). It took me a...

  51. C-5 & 6 Fusion/Pharmacist and IDIOT!!!!
    ... change pharmacists as well. I couldn't take the vicodin they gave me as it make me fell very nauseous and...
    ... narcotic and acetaminophen. The usual strength of Vicodin contains 500mg of acetaminophen per tablet. 4000mg ... That means if a patient is averaging more than 2 Vicodin tablets every 6 hours (or 8 tablets per day), they...

  52. frustration abounds
    ... the nerve pain was so bad I had to take 1/2 of a Vicodin . I'm ready to scream. It seems like every time I...

  53. "Imaginary pain" per M.D. following ACDF & car wreck
    ... no tenderness, and prescribed muscle relaxants and vicodin . I followed up as told with the only family doc I ... & haven't seen him since '04 either. He rx'd vicodin and ibuprofen, told me to take it 24/7 for 2 weeks...

  54. Which pain meds to use?
    ... well during the day. Keep in mind percocet and vicodin are virtually the same so they should not be taken ... prescribed by your doctor. Also, all 3 (tramadol, vicodin and percocet) are tylenol based and if you are taking...
    ... waiting to hear back on what else i can take besides vicodin ....

  55. Flu like back pain after PT worked on trigger points
    ... the family doc to the letter for 2 visits--took the Vicodin 24/7 without question, did the PT and complied fully...
    ... the family doc to the letter for 2 visits--took the Vicodin 24/7 without question, did the PT and complied fully...

  56. Question about Discogram for Cervical Issues?
    ... front, side. Afterwards he did give me a script for vicodin for the discomfort he told me I would have for the...

  57. creepy crawleys
    ... is it still normal that I should have to take 1/2 a Vicodin late in the evenings? I get sore around my incision...

  58. Post ACDF and now car accident
    ... no broken bones, ordered no tests, and d/c'd me on Vicodin for 3 days and ibuprofen. Soreness was worse the ... family M.D. on that Tues. who put me on 2 weeks of Vicodin and 800 mg. of ibuprofen. The headaches and head ... sleep only 3-5 hrs. a night depending on how much Vicodin I took and when. From shoulders to lower back hurt...
    ... did a quick Xray and all looked OK. They gave me a vicodin for pain which was upsetting because I take Morphine ... on a regular basis, vicodin did nothing for the severe neck and back pain I had...

  59. If I Knew Then What I Know Now
    ... me around 4:30 pm and sent me home with Oxycodone, Vicodin , Ambien, and Gabapentin (for the nerve problem). ...

  60. Nerve Pain?
    ... I also still have to take 1/2 - 1 pain pill a day ( Vicodin 5/500) Is this about normal? I'm 7 1/2 weeks post...

  61. Questions
    ... with a cervical strain. Family Doc then prescribed Vicodin and Valium for pain management and scheduled PT for...

  62. Neck Fusion Questions...
    ... on pain killers for the first 10 days (Percocet and Vicodin , in that order). I was at the hospital overnight...

  63. Hi Everybody...ACDF Surgery coming up!
    ... for swallowing pills, but if they are very large ( Vicodin !) I have to break them in half or crush them. Be...

  64. My Foot won't work!
    ... the doctor last week and he gave me Prednizone and Vicodin (for the pain). I'm on the 4th day of taking the Prednizone...
    ... the doctor last week and he gave me Prednizone and Vicodin (for the pain). I'm on the 4th day of taking the Prednizone...

  65. post ACDF anxiety attacks
    ... about difficulty swallowing my Doctor gave me some Vicodin . I was only taking Vicodin in the afternoon when my ... evening and sleep well. Anyways I finished up the Vicodin five days ago. The lumo in my throat gets more pronounced...
    ... since you can't take anti-inflammatoriies (Tylenol and Vicodin are pain meds), the only way to make it better is...

  66. just started new meds feel strange
    ... Hey Bev, Vicodin ES and Lortab have the same drugs in them just at ... strengths. Both contain Hydrocodone and Tylenol (APAP). Vicodin ES has 7.5mg of Hydro and 750 of Tylenol. Lortab...

  67. 3wks post adcf surgery
    ... milking it & neither am i. i have been taking darvocet & vicodin lately, that takes some of the edge off, but not totally...
    ... milking it & neither am i. i have been taking darvocet & vicodin lately, that takes some of the edge off, but not totally...

  68. adcf surgery done tues. 28th
    ... the Lunesta but appreciate not having drug lag like Vicodin etc..the day after taking it.) Off to take my little...

  69. Four Weeks Post ACDF C5/6 - Ouch! (?)
    ... your Dr if you could take a different pain med like vicodin or something. It sucks to be in pain all the time...
    ... your Dr if you could take a different pain med like vicodin or something. It sucks to be in pain all the time...
    ... and arm....medications taken (with no relief) are: vicodin , percocet, neurotin. I had an MRI done and am now...
    ...

  70. C5-C7 ACDF
    ... expecting too much. I've been trying to go without the Vicodin . But I don't think I've made it 24 hours without taking ... we were going to head to the ER if an additional Vicodin didn't relieve the pain, allowing me to sleep. Obviously...

  71. BobM & other friends, what meds?
    ... probably from all the pill popping! :) I was taking Vicodin , Propoxi-something...anyway, different narcotics but...
    ... lived in the US, in California, they gave me 100 Vicodin . 2 Vicodin was the only thing that helped me...nothing...
    ... Tylenol but that was a good tip Feelbad made. I know Vicodin has Tylenol but I never mixed the two...it was either...

  72. Extreme Pain
    ... Currently on 100mg Oxy daily and 40mg Vicodin . Handles the pain most of the time but if I do any...

  73. Possible lumbar spinal fusion in my future
    ... fusion at l4/5. While i am still one meds (trileptal, vicodin and flexaryl), i am much better off than pre-surgery...

  74. My ACDF Surgery December 15th (c-7) and questions
    ... home the next day. My doctor prescribed flexeril and vicodin . As of today no need for vicodin. Day 10 ... I take flexeril at night to help me sleep but no vicodin Day 15 I can shower by myself now and feel okay...
    ... pain pill after surgery when before I was popping vicodin like they were candy. I get twinges and tightness...

  75. new guy with a ?
    ... sent me to the VA pain clinic where I was prescribed vicodin and motrin on a daily basis. (Oh did I mention the...