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  1. The Australian Experience
    ... can get one of your manufacturers to start selling Vicodin here!...

  2. Hi everyone
    ... very bad? I did manage to pry a prescription for Vicodin out of him this time although the nurse tried to send ... taste in my mouth that won't go away. I've taken Vicodin before and that has never happened. I was worried...

  3. I have a question re LA meds, please, thank you
    ... Percocet to be taken as needed (in addition to the Vicodin I received every 6-8 weeks from my PCP. So my insurance ... sleep). My *issue* - I was taking about 3 10 mg Vicodin daily plus 3 10 mg percocet. I talked to the phycial ... would switch me to a long acting drug with percocet or vicodin for break through pain. Like all of you I just want ... slightly (in my opinion) re narcotics meds. From 30 mg Vicodin to about 50-60 vicodin and Percocet in 6 years. I...

  4. my meds
    ... of xanax, and LA oxycodone or tramadol instead of vicodin ...

  5. Dilauded
    ... ed me this 4 mg. I started it yesterday because the Vicodin and Percocet was not cutting it. It seems to be giving...
    ... by an orthopedic surgeon years ago. He prescribed vicodin , two every 4-6 hours for post surgical pain upon discharge...
    ... Are you taking it with the vicodin and the percocet? Or with one of them? Or is this...

  6. Myofascial, advice on treatment
    ... My first and current med regemine is Oxycontin, Vicodin and Soma. There have obviously been adjustments over...

  7. Could really use some help and advice please
    ... thighs, ankles and feet. My PCP has prescribed Vicodin on and off and recently sent me to a Pain Clinic....

  8. Chronic Pain and Demographics
    ... about all the suburban housewives being addicted to Vicodin ...how they were filling multiple prescriptions at ... irritated my insomnia, or both. I got a script for Vicodin back in December for pain after my cervical injections...

  9. Doctor shopping question & new PCP question
    ... no problem sharing. My former PCP has prescribed Vicodin to me periodically over the last 5 years for migraines ... back doctor prescribed percocet in addition to the Vicodin I was receiving from my then PCP. At my next PCP ... cool and said "ok, I won't take any more scripts for Vicodin from the doctor but I still need a PCP as I'm suffering ... meds prompted the letter in addition to receiving Vicodin from my PCP and percocet from my back doctor. My...
    ... getting pain meds from my back doctor. I find the Vicodin to be better than the percocet in that the percocet ... medication in addition to the percocet (eg continued Vicodin ) but I declined. While I am in PT and visiting my ... my history and I would have immediately stopped the Vicodin s. I should probably be on a long acting pain medicine...

  10. Relafen=Insomnia, Ultram ER=Insomnia. Frustrated!! Help!
    ... pain is really wearing me down, since nothing but Vicodin seems to work for it, and I only have a couple of...
    ... my pain. The internist is reluctant to prescribe Vicodin since there are so many horror stories regarding addiction...

  11. How much breakthrough medicine does your doctor give you?
    ... I'm on 20mg. oxy 3x per day and my PM gave me 112 vicodin 500-5mg for breakthrough. He knows I hate vicodin...

  12. Darvocet or Hydrocodone and more Questions ???
    ... 'progress' from Ultram. I would have expected vicodin up to its 10mg strength or percocet at the high end...

  13. Research Meds B4 PM Appointment - Help!!
    ... effect. I can only really comment on Oxycontin, Vicodin , Soma and a few other muscle relaxers and anti convulsants ... good luck with the Oxycontin as a long acting med and Vicodin has helped with the BT. Soma is the only MR that ever...
    ... guess my body is saying time for a change. I took a Vicodin once. It made me so sick I tried to cry, throw up...

  14. How long for meds to start working?
    ... now, and my doc started me out on 10mg. 2x/day with vicodin for BT, but within a year he had upped me to 20mg...

  15. Is Darvocet a Narcotic medication?
    ... question on the other page,darvocet is much lower than vicodin . vicodin is actually a class three narcotic and is...

  16. Rhizotomy/Radio Frequency Nerve Ablation?
    ... YEAH! I ended up taking 2 mg of clonipin and 2 vicodin an hour before my appointment. When I got to the...
    ... YEAH! I ended up taking 2 mg of clonipin and 2 vicodin an hour before my appointment. When I got to the...

  17. Advice on ending Pain Management Relationship
    ... pharmacist. My family doctor needed to call me in vicodin when I was in between doctors and he was worried about...

  18. How Can It Always Hurt
    ... tear. I take dilaudid 4 mg 1 four times a day and vicodin 1 2 times a day. The meds to help my pain but they...
    ... Management. I was put on the 50mcg patch, 90 methadone and Vicodin . This cocktail worked better than anything I have ... tear. I take dilaudid 4 mg 1 four times a day and vicodin 1 2 times a day. The meds to help my pain but they...

  19. Just abit of advice please re pain meds.
    ... also take OTC stuff like ibuprofen, and I have some Vicodin for BT pain and Xanax for additional sleep aid or...

  20. Scary New Dr
    ... them a codiene cough syrup, or a dentist gave them vicodin , again, IMHO, you are at much higher risk for being...

  21. Struggling with meds
    ... amount of Tylenol I was consuming every day. I take Vicodin 7.5/500 for BT. Even though I am under the max amount...

  22. prescription written wrong...
    ... confused by the OP, did you think that because the 5/500 vicodin (hydrocodone) wasnt working, he gave you the same...

  23. Texmom85
    ... tendonitis in my right arm is unbelievably painful. Two vicodin s didn't make much of a dent. I will research Methadone ... describe its effects on you, as opposed to Lortab, Vicodin or other things you've taken? Do you experience any...
    ... describe its effects on you, as opposed to Lortab, Vicodin or other things you've taken? TexMom I don't currently...

  24. myofascial pain syndrome
    ... I started out on low doses of short acting meds ( vicodin 5 mg, 4 or 5x/day and Soma 350mg, 3x/day (muscle relaxer ... years, adding oxycontin 20mg, 2x/day with the same vicodin for breakthrough pain, and the same dose of Soma. ... management. I am now taking 20mg oxy, 3x/day, 7.5mg vicodin for BT (up to 6 max/day) and I go back and forth between...

  25. making pain bareable
    ... Like you said, you can become tolerant to it. I'm on Vicodin long term. I've been on it for over a year, having ... that to work. My pharmacist said it takes 5 days for Vicodin to get out of your system, but I can't always make...

  26. pain and meds making me ill!
    ... dihydrocodeine falls between codeine and hydrocodone ( Vicodin ). Oxycodone is significantly more potent, about 50...

  27. My surgeon is cutting my meds back
    ... ribs are, you know just said well just stay on the vicodin , well I am not on vicodin. He is suppose to be a good...

  28. Possible reaction to SI injection need input
    ... injection that is causing it. Of course I took a vicodin about then not realizing I was starting to flush....

  29. Have I developed a tolerance to Lyrica?
    ... s not working), as well as Flexeril. I was given Vicodin for lower back pain but had stopped using it for a...

  30. Electrical Stimulation anyone?
    ... 2yrs). I have been put through the ringer with drugs; vicodin , percocet, kadian, morphine sulp, duragesic, etc....

  31. Question for All...........:)
    ... on them. When I have really bad days, he gave me vicodin which helps some. I'm not worried about it, I was...

  32. Ladies, would like your thoughts, no offense gentlemen
    ... the hospital. She complained about having to give me vicodin , which did nothing nor did I ask for it. Crazy. If...

  33. How Scripts Are Written....the Same For All???
    ... patches,oh LORDY was I sick.At that time I only took vicodin when needed.You wanna talk about shocking my system...

  34. Hey everyone, I need a little advice.
    ... Scheduled and other pain med treatment for 3 years... vicodin , oxycodone, morphine sulph, kadian, duragesic, dilaudid...

  35. Tramadol questions
    ... to really know. I get the best pain relief from Vicodin , even in small doses. It just works best with my...
    ... is best. All other eds have not helped, except Vicodin . However, the withdrawal from that is more severe...

  36. bad pain!!
    ... known women that have taken low doses of hydrocodone ( vicodin ) and other meds after child birth. My suggestion...

  37. Overcoming fatigue/drowsiness/tiredness of pain meds
    ... generic Phenergan), Xanax, Mirapex, Flexeril, Celebrex, Vicodin ...among others. I'm in such a daze some days, it...

  38. Nerve Pain
    ... For my back, I take Flexeril and for BT pain I take Vicodin . So, my question to you is, what kind of pain...

  39. Weird and obscure side effects...
    ... I have eye pain when I take vicodin , and to a somewhat lesser extent, tramadol. It's...

  40. Controlled Release Vicoden submitted to FDA
    ... some research and saw that Abbott Labs, the makers of Vicodin , submitted an application to the FDA for controlled ... release Vicodin . They said it is an extended release formula of Vicodin...

  41. Peoples misconceptions about pain meds
    ... addicted and then suing us. Or, they feel like, "1 vicodin pill knocks out most of my patients; it should be...
    ... saying "I'm worried about dad, his doctor gave him 100 vicodin " So I called him back and said "I know dad is 80 ... So I said "How long ago did he get the Rx for the vicodin ?" and my brother says "2 months ago". I said "If ... He was just here visiting and though taking the vicodin he was coherent, awake, and able to function when ... to the botanic garden. And, OH YEAH, I take more vicodin than dad does and I'm nearly 40 years younger than ... pharmacist had to catch the interaction wtih that an the vicodin ". I told my brother that is normal - and good - my ... Percocet and my dad had no idea it was similar to Vicodin - but the pharmacist caught it. My dad said he didn ... 't need both the vicodin and the percocet (he thought percocet was more of ... brother realized that not everyone with a repeated Rx of vicodin is an addict getting high. Uugghh. But at least...
    ... although the doctor should have told him to stop the vicodin when he started the Percocet. Good to hear that you...

  42. Repeat of questions about meds, sorry guys
    ... work, so what is the stronger of the two, Norco or Vicodin ? At least I have something to compare it to. It has ... the day? & which is the stronger of the two Norco or vicodin ? The Norco is a generic & is 10-325. Thanks in advance...
    ... sammy, I was on Vicodin 10mg and then went "up" to the Norco. I found that ... the Norco was a lot stronger than the Vicodin . But, that's just my experience. Yours may be different...
    ... Norco and Vicodin have the same ingredients. Vicodin with 10mg of hydrocodone is the exact same thing as ... would be roughly equal to about 15mg of hydrocodone Vicodin or Norco. The tylenol helps make these narcotic medication ... Percocet is fairly low, even at 3 per day. Using Vicodin or Norco instead of Percocet will probably result ... overwhelmingly so. Hopefully you have a good supply of Vicodin . Try to be as sparing as possible so you can stretch...
    ... shannon,just an FYI here for ya but the 10mg vicodin is the exact same hydro amount as norco,the only real...
    ... I will have to save it & try the norco or I have a vicodin from my last tooth issue, exactly one, good thing...

  43. Hey Guys, I need your help.
    ... pretty much the same as you except my BT is 7.5/500 vicodin . I also take xanax, occasionally for anxiety. I know...

  44. Just doesn't seem right
    ... that he did? My primary care doctor does have me on vicodin to take as needed every 12 hours but thats just not...
    ... different pill or patch ,something in between when the vicodin wears off.Thanks again for all your support.((((Hugs...
    ... epitural shots,patches or something other than the vicodin scripts my primary care doctor has been giving me...
    ... to do and possibly where to go. I can tell you that vicodin only lasts 4-6 hours and if you have been taking it...
    ... to do and possibly where to go. I can tell you that vicodin only lasts 4-6 hours and if you have been taking it ... in so much pain plus I was told I couldn't take the vicodin during work! I never got completely over the other...

  45. I got placed on a "pain med HOLIDAY"
    ... on Oyxcontin 10mg 2 x's a day. . . 60 a month, and Vicodin 5/500 60 per month for break-thru pain. . . Those...
    ... would run up to the store where I have 3 refills on my Vicodin . I have now been off Oxycontin since the 14th. ....
    ... pain and meds, and to have to cave in and refill a vicodin script. It sounds like your condition is worsening...
    ... also really excited to not have to look at another Vicodin again! I hate them. I feel like death on them. ...

  46. Pain Management Appointment - felt he listen !
    ... past few months after starting out 2 years ago on Vicodin , then Perc 5 mg to 7.5. Obviously I have built up...

  47. Another Tylenol question
    ... manage my pain on (generic) Tylenol, but I do have Vicodin for bt pain. Here is my problem/question: I ... before the 4 hours is up, I realize that I need a vicodin and can't wait. For example, today I took two ex ... 30, the pain became unmanageable and I took a 5/500 vicodin . The problem is that then I have actually taken ... might be getting myself in trouble if I need to take a vicodin . Does anyone know more about how this works?...

  48. **Medicine and tolerance advice needed**
    ... and just told him I thought I needed more BT meds ( Vicodin ), so he upped that from 5/500 to 7.5/500. It helped...

  49. Just prescribed Fentanyl Patch...A few questions.
    ... get away from that loopy feeling that Norco's and Vicodin gives me. Does the patch make you feel the same way...

  50. PM Appt Udate - March
    ... medications and so far the only pain meds I can take is vicodin , percocet, and oxycontin. I am scared of having another...

  51. Pregnancy and Chronic Pain..........
    ... percocet at night (that is when my pain is worse), and vicodin during the day when I need it. The last thing I...

  52. Vicodin...My doc is afraid to prescribe a dose that is effective for me.
    ... cold turkey. I just read that for long-term use of Vicodin , you shouldn't go above 3,000 mg of acetaminophen ... want to damage my liver in any way. Unfortunately, Vicodin has been the only med that has helped with my pain ... euphoria feelings that some people have with taking Vicodin , yet I do get a little nauseated & tired still...not ... withdrawal symptoms...when I was sick I didn't take any Vicodin for 4 days and didn't have withdrawal that I could...
    ... physician, please correct me if I'm wrong. When taking vicodin or any other opiate/opioid, on a daily basis, longterm...
    ... management. And his worry about me becoming hooked on Vicodin is rediculous...I have no desire for drugs, no desire ... frustrating when my doctor says that my body is addicted to Vicodin , yet I've never had any withdrawals when I stopped ... it for 4 days, and I don't feel any desire to take Vicodin at all. I'm starting to think that doc is an idiot...
    ... better, I don't know why he/she even gives you any vicodin at all. Before I had surgery, I was prescribed 5 ... /500 vicodin with enough for about 2 a day. I may as well have...
    ... Thanks for explaining to me that I'm not addicted to Vicodin , but that there's a physical dependency. I'll be sure ... the opportunity to go back to PT. Regarding the Vicodin , my doc isn't afraid of the acetaminophen in it, rather ... my doc is afraid I'm going to become addicted to Vicodin and start taking too much of it, but his fears are ... and it was only last year that I first started on Vicodin . I chose to try non-narcotic pain relief measures...
    ... because of the damage the steroid has caused. The Vicodin is helping when I take 2-1/2 pills of 5/500 mg at ... open to something that causes less side effects than Vicodin . Hope I answered your questions....

  53. Stac3y's Pain Mngmt Story
    ... and I can't even think of how much Norco a day to 1 vicodin a day after I went cold turkey from the morphine and ... those cant be resolved. So, here I sit with 1 vicodin a day that well in all in tense and purposes doesn ... physical addiction again. When I first started taking the vicodin again I was so afraid of taking it that I'd only take...

  54. I'm off opana 5 mg and on onycodone apap 10/650
    ... to follow up with me and said I might want to try Vicodin ES since it might target this kind of pain better ... right on the money. Even though the hydrocodone in Vicodin is times again weaker than the hydromorphone in Dilaudud ... , the Vicodin still trumped the Dilaudid for my pain. It looks...

  55. so unreal
    ... right? Many on this board are lucky to get Ultram or Vicodin , some restricted to only a few per day. Others are...

  56. Honestly..Can I Really taper off Oxycodone after 3 years?
    ... Neurontin to completely stop their abuse of Percocet and Vicodin , using 900-1200 Mg.'s Neurontin daily, so yes, it...
    ... Neurontin to completely stop their abuse of Percocet and Vicodin , using 900-1200 Mg.'s Neurontin daily, so yes, it...

  57. This is the best I've felt in 3 weeks!
    ... doubt. A more logical progression would have been to Vicodin , then Percoet, THEN Oxycontin. And 40mg is a large ... these for you? I'd definitely ask for something less ( Vicodin or Percocet) and see if you get the same pain-free...
    ... ask to be put on something more appropriate, like Vicodin . But this must be done quickly or you will suffer...
    ... going to hear stories like this: Well, I was given Vicodin , and took 1 pill every 6 hours for six months, and ... would go back to the doc and ask for something like Vicodin and see if that works for you. You can always go...

  58. Seeing the rheumatologist
    ... about apap and my liver count. I'm currently taking vicodin 7.5/500 for BT and it had also been 2 years since ... m unfamiliar with alternatives. I've always taken vicodin . Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,...
    ... m unfamiliar with alternatives. I've always taken vicodin . Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,...

  59. Question about BT's without tylenol.
    ... I'm currently taking Oxycontin 20mg 3x/day with Vicodin 7.5/500,which was prescribed for up to 6/day. My...
    ... the hydrocodone in it (the same stuff that's in the Vicodin ). I think the Norco has the lower amount of Tylenol...
    ... OTC analgesics. Most ppl. who become addicted to Vicodin , Percocet, would tell you it's the 'xtra energy they...

  60. Tips on getting new PM
    ... no longer manage the pain on my own. Ive been on Vicodin ES 1 pill a day for a few months then 2 a day for...
    ... If your PM doc has never prescribed more than 2 vicodin a day , it seems the truth would be the smartest thing ... the fact you haven't been able to manage with just 2 vicodin a day doesn't make anyone a junkie without alot more...
    ... If your PM doc has never prescribed more than 2 vicodin a day , it seems the truth would be the smartest thing ... the fact you haven't been able to manage with just 2 vicodin a day doesn't make anyone a junkie without alot more ... anymore I get treated like crap :( So besides the vicodin ES the only other drug was the Darvocet. Sadly, I...
    ... request. Personally, if all you have ever taken is 2 vicodin a day I don't feel that is a lot, but it's important...
    ... request. Personally, if all you have ever taken is 2 vicodin a day I don't feel that is a lot, but it's important...

  61. Needing a new PM in PA
    ... feels no one in pain should be on anything higher than Vicodin ES and he won't give you more than 2 a day! He...
    ... no longer manage the pain on my own. Ive been on Vicodin ES 1 pill a day for a few months then 2 a day for...

  62. Norco/Lortab????
    ... Hi, Norco, Lortab, and Vicodin are all brand names for hydrocodone with apap (acetaminaphi...
    ... Lortab: strengths 2.5/500, 5/500, 7.5/500, 10/500 Vicodin : strength: 5/500 Vicodin ES: strength 7.5/750 ...

  63. Doctor called back...finally
    ... and he put me on Norco? How different is that from Vicodin and does it help with thw pain very well?...
    ... Norco is the same thing as Vicodin , but with less tylenol. Hope it helps you!! :)...
    ... why did he basically give me the same thing? If the vicodin doesn't help with the pain, how is this Norco going...
    ... I think the Vicodin is 5mg. When I called the pharmacy about the new med...
    ... If the vicodin was 5mg, and the Norco is 10mg, then he doubled the...

  64. PM Dr. and medications...felt threatened
    ... this pm. I was treated like that when I was only on vicodin & not only did that doc make me feel like a drug seeker...

  65. Surgeon has referred me to pain management
    ... scrip for 800mg Motrin 3 times a day and then 5mg Vicodin 1 time a day. I almost cried, but was thankful to...

  66. Question about pain meds
    ... I am on Ultram and Vicodin for my back pain. I've been taking the Vicodin since...
    ... [QUOTE=shannonjord08;3470422]I am on Ultram and Vicodin for my back pain. I've been taking the Vicodin since...
    ... advising the proper dosage. I have a high tolerance to vicodin ( up to 2 extra strength at a time) But the amount...
    ... Are you taking the Ultram as well, or just the Vicodin ? If you are only taking the Vicodin and he prescribed ... both Ultram & Vicodin together, then please use them both. Again, I'm...
    ... FONT][QUOTE=shannonjord08;3470422]I am on Ultram and Vicodin for my back pain. I've been taking the Vicodin since...

  67. percocet concern
    ... first thing my pain doctor did was switch me from Vicodin (hydrocodone with APAP) to Oxy IR (oxycodone 5 mg...

  68. Am I ever going to stop having awful pain flares from everday life errands??
    ... first Oxycontin (LA), along with 1 of my BT, which is Vicodin 7.5/500 and 1 of my Soma (Muscle Relaxer) About...

  69. not much relief from hydromorphone(dilaudid).
    ... will always vary. When making a brand name drug, say, Vicodin , the pharmaceutical company will use its "premium ... pharmaceutical company may produce a generic version of Vicodin starting with opium of lesser quality. Although the ... past month though I finally switched to brand name Vicodin and Norco, after having little success with the generic...

  70. Addiction vs. Pain Management Question
    ... a day) and the past year have been taking Ultram & Vicodin or Percocet for breakthrough. I started taking them...
    ... have a lot of back problems. I was given Ultram and Vicodin , but the Vicodin just isn't working. I called my doctor...

  71. Morphine Alert....
    ... given Oxycontin? I take the extended release, with Vicodin for BT pain. Might be worth a try when you see...

  72. alert on my name at pharmacies??
    ... what to do for me. The only thing that worked was vicodin and he gave me a script and then when I asked for ... And from this post, I guess some doctors think 5-6 vicodin a day is too much. He gave me 20 500mg hydrocodone...

  73. Pain gets better when no meds taken??
    ... and made a concious decision to actually go back on Vicodin HP. It sounds nuts and it was nuts. The first several...

  74. Too much Lortab consumption?
    ... together and cause pain. The doc just switched me from Vicodin 5mg to the Lortab 7.5mg. I take pretty much constantly...

  75. fentora 200 mg equals how much in oxycodone?
    ... dosage by taking "vacations" from the oxycodin with vicodin and Valium. The Dr who prescribed it now he's been...