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  1. Pain Meds and Constipation - any new suggestions?
    ... taking just instant release meds and muscle relaxers.* Vicodin and Soma.* By about 9 months seeing him he suggested ... putting me on something long-acting (Oxy-contin) with my vicodin for breakthrough.* I started at 20 mg Oxy 2x/day, ... w/4-6 5mg vicodin for BT and kept the Soma. Over time my Vico was upped...
    ... I take MS Contin twice daily and Vicodin as needed. I too have struggled with the constipation...

  2. Long term pain medication?
    ... headaches. I've had this happen when I was taking Vicodin for my migraines. It turns out that if you have...

  3. Can you take Norco if your taking Percocet
    ... lanced that was on my gum line. I had been put on Vicodin after the initial dental work, and then the dentist ... after he had to lance the blister thing. I took the vicodin in the day time and the percocet at night and eventually...
    ... norco(10 mgs of hydro with 325 apap vs the only 5 with vicodin so it is a bit stronger than plain 5/500 vicodin)on...

  4. Norco VS Avinza..
    ... about a year maybe a little longer and before that vicodin in various dosages for fibromyalgia and arthritis...
    ... about a year maybe a little longer and before that vicodin in various dosages for fibromyalgia and arthritis...

  5. Lets Compare Diagnoses & Medications
    ... have been on narcotics fairly steadily since then. Vicodin at first - 1 pill would knock out the pain immediately...

  6. Can't win for losing
    ... who was being prescribed Methadone. Now if it were Vicodin or Oxycontin and you said you were taking too much...

  7. Flare up, I don't know what to do.
    ... better, I have no real advice on the meds, I just take vicodin , I'm trying to stick with that as long as possible...

  8. Any recommended alternatives to Lyrica?
    ... taking my current meds. (Oxycontin - Long Acting, Vicodin - for breakthrough pain, and Soma - Muscle Relaxer...
    ... I initially tried Aleve, then some leftover Vicodin , but nothing worked. The pain is not constant, but...
    ... taking my current meds. (Oxycontin - Long Acting, Vicodin - for breakthrough pain, and Soma - Muscle Relaxer...

  9. Don't give up!
    ... was treated great. I have bone pain and have been on vicodin and now oxycontin for the pain. He wants me to stay...

  10. What Is This Med
    ... discs as well as arthritis in my hip and knee. I take vicodin 7.5 mg twice a day and dilaudid 4 mg 4 times a day...

  11. New type of pain
    ... throat entire side of head ended up hurting. The vicodin & motrin had me throwing up, what pain & what a mess...

  12. No medication, No sleep, TONS of pain!!! UGGGG
    ... hurt my weak boned back, and he and I talked about Vicodin , I told him the 5/500 do not work, so we discussed ... get some medication for relief. Friday morning the Vicodin was not agreeing with me and I called and ask for...
    ... doctor. Now your NEW doctor has just prescribed you vicodin and you say it does not agree with you? I do not ... understand, since vicodin and lortab are exactly the same medication..ie hydrocodone...

  13. Painkillers For Everyday Chronic Pain
    ... what's stronger than what. (Except for things like vicodin , percocet, morphine, etc.) So, I have to ask, has...

  14. Advice for breakthrough pain medication.
    ... breakthrough pain medicine that works well for me. Vicodin and Norco worked well for me for a long time, but...

  15. Advice for my pain management problems.
    ... work real well for me. About 3 years ago, I started Vicodin , and for about a year and a half, it worked really ... good for me at increasing doses over time. After the Vicodin , I started Norco. The Norco also worked well for me ... strange to me, because something as weak in potency and Vicodin worked so good, but Fentanyl doesn't even help! ...

  16. Do I want to stop my meds??!! NOO!! Urg.
    ... suggested two times that I go on a higher dose of vicodin but I am tryin to stay away from anything with tylenol...

  17. Very rough mornings...Anyone else?
    ... years and all I got from him during that time was vicodin & percocet. Toward the end, they started not working...

  18. will I get withdrawals again?!?
    ... No, a handful of vicodin isn't going to make anyone dependent on it. Even...

  19. Driving, Working, Child Care while taking pain meds...
    ... obterator muscle dysfunction/spasm. I used to think that vicodin and tylenol 3's were a big deal, and that a typical ... effect. However, a couple of years ago my GP put me on vicodin (1 - 2 every 4 - 6 hrs), and told me that I should...
    ... 8 Norco a day. That's the equivellant to 12 - 16 vicodin a day. A couple of years ago I would have thought...

  20. Difference between Tramadol and Vicodin
    ... Hi Stacy, Welcome to the pain boards. Vicodin is considered to be stronger than tramadol, although ... dose, I'm not sure. They are very different meds. Vicodin and Percocet (Hydrocodone and Oxycodone, respectively...
    ... As Fabby indicated, vicodin and tramadol are very different medications. Depending ... tramadol could easily be more a effective painkiller than vicodin . As an opioid, vicodin is a bit more potent, but...

  21. i need some advice...
    ... sick call and they had you horse pills of motrin and vicodin and then send you straight back... well 8 years of ... that and vicodin doesn't even work. My husband is 6'4" about 225 pounds...

  22. changing from methadone to ms contin
    ... have tried all of these medications in the past... vicodin , percocets, duragesic patches, ms contin ER & IR,...

  23. Tolerance to opiods vs. opiates
    ... Examples of partial synthetics would be hydrocodone ( Vicodin ), Hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxycodone (OxyContin)...

  24. Percocet effect vicodin withdrawal?
    ... know, so that maybe you can be tapered off of the Vicodin gradually. If you take the Percocet, you will continue ... medications (and Percocet is in a stronger class than Vicodin ). I say call your doc...they're there to help you...
    ... backwards. I'm curious, why did you restart the vicodin after stopping for 6 days? steve...
    ... Percocet is MUCH stronger than vicodin , or hydrocodone. But, to answer your question, yes...
    ... your post and wondering how long have you been on the vicodin ? I am presently taking 3x a day 5 mg.s of percocet ... other posts that I read that perks were stronger then vicodin . I thought they were the same. I would also do...

  25. I just thought my OBGYN was understanding!!!
    ... adhesions, my surgeon (GYN) prescribed 20...yes, twenty... Vicodin 5mg. That's it. Even after a bowel injury that he...

  26. lyrica ,how long before it works or does it?
    ... or are recovering from surgery or injury and take a Vicodin , Lortab, etc. But I KNOW it is working, because...

  27. My first Pain Mgmt appt.
    ... you. I didn't think it was a strong med, and since vicodin never was that effective for me I thought surely ultram...

  28. Newbie Saying HI!
    ... of last year, when I finally saw a GOOD PM doc. Vicodin : this was the drug I was originally prescribed for ... eventually stopped working. Percocet: Afer the Vicodin stopped working, I was prescribed Percocet 5/325mg...

  29. NEW TO BOARD : ) Whiplash; chronic pain; more...
    ... diagnosed now as myofascial-Fibromyalgia). I take Vicodin 10; Lexapro/Nortriptyline; Keppra(also got seizures ... go on Oxycontin but I'm not sure yet...although the Vicodin is so up&down all the time(working only at times)...

  30. How & When to go to PM Doc
    ... My GP has been presribing mt pain meds. 1st Vicodin and now perocet 7.5 mg. He said my "next step" would...

  31. How to manage back pain
    ... your next step. your Dr. may start with low dose of Vicodin . Sometimes they will prescribe Phenergran(sp) if they...

  32. How do you function?
    ... day for two weeks and then up it to 60 mg and take Vicodin for break through pain. I am trying this on the weekend ... By 10 a.m. my tailbone was killing me so I took one Vicodin and at 11:10 a.m. I took another 30mg of MS Cotin ... and then at 1:15 pain bad again so I took one Vicodin . By 2 p.m. I was sleeping in my chair. Then at about...

  33. what should I do?
    ... had surgery in 2004 for an anuersym. I was taking vicodin post op and refilled a few times. Every single time...

  34. What pain medicine can and can't be called in?
    ... you fill it, if you have a class III, norco, lortab, vicodin , and such, you can have it called in, and have refills...
    ... exactly which meds could be called in: 1. Lortab, Vicodin , Norco, pretty much any version of hydrocodone ...

  35. Vicodin to Percocet Question
    ... a little unclear about how long you've been on the Vicodin . You said for a couple of weeks and then at the end ... maybe we need more information. I've been taking Vicodin for over a year a couple of times a day. Once every ... to cover your pain! Why did they take you off the Vicodin ? Do you have any left that you can take in the interim...
    ... it is reasonable and logical to switch back to the Vicodin , and not be left without. Did he switch you because ... the Vicodin wasn't strong enough? Could he have upped your dose...
    ... wise, even though I am not taking them. I was taking Vicodin HP and it wasnt helping much, so I thought switching...

  36. I am in big trouble
    ... mad at me. He gave me a script for something, vicodin I think, but the next day I came to my senses and...

  37. ZACH: how are you doing
    ... Do you think it's worth it to just take Norco or Vicodin for the next few weeks until I see this new doctor...

  38. Input Anyone? Help Appreciated..
    ... Either Flexeril or Valium for muscles, and also either Vicodin or Percocet for pain and sometimes Prednisone along...

  39. is percocet stronger than hydrocodone
    ... oxycodone) is stronger than hydrocodone (generic for Vicodin , Lortab). Percocet is a Class 2 narcotic, and hydrocodone...

  40. Recommendations for pain meds?
    ... degeneration of the eye. Probaby going to start you on Vicodin EX or Lortab. For nerve pain only thing works is...

  41. Help with MS Contin
    ... 8 hours as needed for pain. She said I could take Vicodin for breakthrough pain. If I had taken Vicodin it...
    ... of msc would seem somewhat like 3 regular strength Vicodin tabs. It usually takes about at least an hour for ... BT med if you haven't been Rx'd one (something like Vicodin ). Best of luck! steve...

  42. We are saying we cannot be trusted
    ... patient can say is "all that's ever worked for me is vicodin ." The doc asks about tylenol and gets "oh I can't...

  43. can the pharmacy do this??
    ... California. I had no problem filling scripts for Vicodin or Ativan while in LA. In Florida, they are neurotic...
    ... Schedule 2 narcotic refills! Now, Schedule 3 (like Vicodin or Lortab) is a different story. But Percocet, Morphine...

  44. a better undstanding of the pain medicine
    ... Hydrocodone is the generic name for Norco, Lortab, Vicodin , and Lorcet Plus. Don't know if that helps or not...

  45. Over a decade with the same doctor now I have to change!
    ... pain and provided me with the only meds that worked, Vicodin and Dalidud. I was really worried when I first saw...

  46. Prescriptions from my surgeon and PM doctor?
    ... discuss it at lengths. I didn't want so much tylenol in Vicodin , so I suggested Norco and he happily prescribed it...

  47. The Darvocet was crap just like you all said!
    ... not loopy but have pain!:) I told his nurse that vicodin worked good for my broken ankle a year ago but that...

  48. why do i feel like a criminal???
    ... could mgmt your pain by either prescribing you more vicodin or something stronger. Have you asked your surgeon...
    ... get the up and down "feeling" like you do with the vicodin . Plus you are not really clock watching like you are ... with the vicodin . I would say to be aware of addictive behaviour but ... all paranoid and think that just because you are on vicodin every day that you will become addictive. Someone...
    ... unsure doctors will balk at writing a script for 120 vicodin , but when you point out that you are only taking 4...
    ... Florida and the 2 doctors I saw gasped when I asked for vicodin refills. "We do things a lot differently than they...

  49. Medications
    ... time". I know Tramadol is also Ultram........Is Vicodin ES also Lortab? Hope...
    ... in doses of anywhere from 2.5mg to 10mg. I believe Vicodin 's highest dose of hydrocodone is Vicodin ES at 7.5mg...

  50. Nothing is working for me, what do I do now?
    ... 40 mgs wouldn't be squat, It was a huge leap from Vicodin or Ultram and Few PM docs would totally disregard...

  51. can hydrocodone bring on seizures
    ... web search and yes, it can cause seizures....... Vicodin side effects Get emergency medical help if you have...

  52. Outpatient programs for ketamine infusion.
    ... shows in general, but I don't know about his whole " Vicodin " thing. Since they are all doctors it's kind of obnoxious...

  53. Question about Vicodin ES/Acemetaphine
    ... Generic norco, which has the same ingredients as vicodin (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) has a lower amount...
    ... what someone already did,trying norco instead of the vicodin ES.its just alot of tylenol all in one shot.when there...

  54. Family Member Begs for My Pain Meds
    ... she asked me to go the pharmacy for her and fill a Vicodin script she got at the ER. Needless to say, I went...

  55. is oxycontin and oxycodone the same thing
    ... all of these medications, just as Hydrocodone is in Vicodin , Lortab, Norco, etc. Oxycodone comes in several different...

  56. Medications..
    ... pain could do to me she lectured me about being on vicodin & drug her feet about any tests. I was at my wits ... summer. When he started me on narcotics other then vicodin I was not happy but thank god. I am still seeing...

  57. Morphine Question ??
    ... hydromorphone (dilaudid), oxymorphone (Opana), hydrocodone ( Vicodin ), methadone, fentanyl (Duragesic patch, Actiq, Fentora...

  58. how long does it take oxycodone to kick in?
    ... really nice & helpful, I never picked up a script for vicodin after my doc decided to change my meds, she told my...

  59. Saw PM yesterday...results...pain
    ... is unacceptable. Would he say the same thing about Vicodin ? I think I'd rather stay on Vicodin indefinitely...
    ... another pain doc if I wanted opiates because he thinks vicodin makes people "unmotivated". Well, I gave this guy...

  60. diffrent brands methadone
    ... medication used instead of the shorter acting ones like Vicodin or Percocet. Methadone will last up to 12 hours for ... she swears its better than just the ol' 6 -10/650mg Vicodin she was on per day before...if your looking into using...
    ... Methadone. Unlike Hydrocodone, which can be filled as Vicodin , Norco, Lortab, Xodol, etc., and almost all other...

  61. Anyone with pelvic pain?
    ... Now I have a new doc that prescribes me as much Vicodin as I need, and trusts me to use it responsibly. It...

  62. Need Your Advice-emergency!!!!
    ... amounts of pain meds. But to get what sounds like vicodin for that type of major surgery is criminal, and a ... management, or open heart surgery with three days of vicodin . I agree, if it was the surgeons knee he would be...
    ... really that shocking for someone to be sent home with Vicodin after surgery. Being chronic pain patients and on ... much but for someone who isn't opiate dependent a Vicodin might knock them out. My mother had knee replacement ... summer and didn't even take the entire bottle of 30 Vicodin 5/500's she was RX'd. My son's other grandmother had ... from what I know it's pretty common to give out basic Vicodin or Percocets after some surgeries and have that work...
    ... really that shocking for someone to be sent home with Vicodin after surgery. Being chronic pain patients and on ... much but for someone who isn't opiate dependent a Vicodin might knock them out. My mother had knee replacement ... summer and didn't even take the entire bottle of 30 Vicodin 5/500's she was RX'd. My son's other grandmother had ... from what I know it's pretty common to give out basic Vicodin or Percocets after some surgeries and have that work ... disease, I might have gotten a 30 day supply of norco or vicodin and probably would have been alright. The more you...

  63. Controlling pain AND anxiety
    ... he was able to call in two weeks worth of Soma and Vicodin for me. So I was set until I saw my doctor. I went ... surgery, he renewed my Dilaudid, and also gave me Vicodin just to alternate between the narcotics. He completely ... me off of it, and they gave me either Percocet or Vicodin , I don't remember which, but I told them that I was ... My doctor left me with scripts for Oxycodone 5mg, Vicodin 5/500, and Soma. The next couple of weeks went...
    ... without even negotiating or asking, they gave me Vicodin (5/500) and Soma, which I'd never heard of before ... parents told me to really try to hold off on using the Vicodin unless I really needed it, so I let it sit in my room ... shooting pain flared up and I decided to take the Vicodin with the Soma, and I got very buzzed, which I suppose ... to not think about the pain. I started taking two Vicodin and one Soma every night until I came home. I went ... prescribing me medications, and when I told him the Vicodin didn't really relieve much pain, he gave me Darvocet...
    ... this Hydromophone? Tylenol its been a long time Vicodin when I got 5 mg local long time ago Fentanyl Falls...

  64. Need new pain meds, what?
    ... tailbone pain. I am on neurontin, amitriptolene and vicodin for pain and fiorinal w/coedine for migraines. I ... What might I look into. I am taking about four Vicodin a day and am still hurting. I have tried ultram and...
    ... should also give Ultram another try along with the vicodin . If you are having trouble with the side effects you...
    ... here writing I have to get up even after taking a Vicodin as it is driving me crazy sitting on my tailbone....

  65. 19 year old with chronic back pain, advice greatly appreciated
    ... the surgery, and went from Tramadol to Darvocet to Vicodin to Percocet to Dilaudid. Unfortunately, I found that...
    ... (oxycodone) at a mediumish dosage and now I am on vicodin 7.5/750 i think. I usually take two vicodin and two...
    ... feel for you. I cannot fathom that you are ONLY on vicodin and ULTRAM for the kind of pain you're in. Especially...
    ... more intense than mine, although i have scrips for vicodin and lidoderm patches those are less intense than yours...
    ... valleys of short acting. Also, he's keeping me with vicodin for break through pain. I havn't taken the morphine...

  66. Need Advice On Pain Med Change
    ... I appreciate all of the support. I currently take vicodin 7.5 mg twice a day and dilaudid 4 mg twice a day for...

  67. New side effect, constipation
    ... i was on vicodin , then switched to kadian, then to fentanyl and back ... to kadian, no problems on vicodin and fentanyl but big problems on the kadian. I usually...

  68. Topamax question
    ... add (correct) something. "I can tell you that vicodin comes in 3 stregths - 5/500, 7.5/500 and 10/500 - ... is the amount of tylenol in the pills. " I take vicodin on a daily basis and my strength is 10/650, so this ... ever miss a dose. My pain in still there but without vicodin I would be afraid to see my pain level. I also take...
    ... [QUOTE=Queenneeee;3383567]"I can tell you that vicodin comes in 3 stregths - 5/500, 7.5/500 and 10/500 - ... is the amount of tylenol in the pills. " I take vicodin on a daily basis and my strength is 10/650, so this...

  69. New Doc is awesome....
    ... the other one had, and that he trusted me to use my Vicodin responsibly and apoligized for the other doctor who...

  70. Ultram withdrawl
    ... about 6 mos ago I actually used it to help me kick Vicodin and it worked - unfortunately I got hooked on the...
    ... I am a pill addict. I have taken everything from Vicodin to Tramadol to Lortab, Xanax, and Oxycotin. I am ... couple of days. Although I have found that if I take a vicodin or tylenol 3, for a couple days after being off the...

  71. Difference between tylenol #3 & hydrocodone
    ... medications. Some of the most popular are Lortab and Vicodin . If you get the generic it will most likely say Hydrocodon...

  72. TOOTH STILL HURTING :mad:
    ... recently had two root canals and all they Rx'd was Vicodin and a high dose of Ibuprofen. Believe it or not,...

  73. very nervous about changing meds--need advice
    ... whether it’s to meth, heroin, OxyContin or Vicodin . The difficulty in stopping any opiate is the same...

  74. generic Lortabs as effective???
    ... I've never had problems with the generic Vicodin I"ve gotten, but it wasn't that manufacturer. I don...

  75. Morphine Allergy
    ... and I was wondering if I could take the medication vicodin ?...
    ... allergic to hydocodone and tylenyol because that is what vicodin is made from....