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  1. Does a Tens Unit mean no pain meds?
    ... that my doctor has no problem with my still being on Vicodin . I'm not concerned about becoming addicted, and he ... less strong, then slowly weaned myself down on the Vicodin , too. I stopped it altogether for a few days, but ... something else stronger than NSAIDS. I'm taking 2-3 Vicodin s a day at this point. The therapist said her concern ... was that the Vicodin would stop being effective after I've been on it for ... it would lose its effectiveness, too, just like the Vicodin ? And is that true, that the Vicodin will eventually ... lose its effectiveness? If the Vicodin is able to control the pain, is there any benefit...
    ... expert, but I believe your body could get used to the Vicodin somewhat and you'd need higher and higher doses to...
    ... also, it did help me not have the higher doses of vicodin . Sadly my nerve damage has turned out to be permanent...
    ... fusion, and my doctor just dropped me from Norco ( Vicodin ) to Ultram ER once a day. I have a little anxiety...
    ... also, it did help me not have the higher doses of vicodin . Sadly my nerve damage has turned out to be permanent...
    ... prescription. Hmmmm. I dunno. I'll be keeping my Vicodin , too, as the Tens Unit is for 30 minutes at a time ... loses its effectiveness. My hope is to use both the Vicodin and the Tens Unit sparingly, only as I absolutely...
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  2. Update on finding new Dr.
    ... percocet to the armory of pills, if alternate the vicodin and percs it does help a lil more, as long as I dont...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Percocet

  3. Lumbar Laminectomy, Discectomy L5-S1
    ... unless I get told to go. I'm taking Ibuprophen 800 and Vicodin ES for the pain. I have pain in my lower back and...

  4. Doc Said "No Work For You!!!"
    ... he has found that if he takes the Lyrica with his Vicodin , it makes him really tired. But if he takes them at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  5. It's been a long time...but I need some help
    ... t help so four hours later I popped some leftover Vicodin . The pain lasted another day and then receeded. ...
    ... have come to the conclusion that since I am back on Vicodin for the first time in a year and it is making me ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  6. post laminectomy/ibuprofen
    ... getting very little relief from my regular doses of vicodin , soma, and lyrica. I have an appt. with the surgeon...
    ... that i can't walk i have to lay down.. I'm taking Vicodin & Flexril for my pain. So your saying that the ibuprofin ... is working? Should i take the vicodin with it or no? I called my doctor last thursday because...
    ... that i can't walk i have to lay down.. I'm taking Vicodin & Flexril for my pain. So your saying that the ibuprofin ... is working? Should i take the vicodin with it or no? I called my doctor last thursday because ... working" as well today as yesterday. I quit taking the vicodin because I didn't think it was doing any good at all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Soma lyrica

  7. Surgical Nurse and I ......
    ... taking more meds now than before my fusion, now I take vicodin 5/500 every six hours, Robaxin 750mg every 6 hours...
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  8. Need help in understanding my MRI report....
    ... Yes. I am on Neurontin, Vicodin , and Ultracet. I have been taking these meds for about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Ultracet

  9. Microdiscectomy L4 L5 Nov 22 06
    ... any Nsaids because of gastritis. I am almost out of Vicodin , which I took in the A.M and one at night. My doc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Percocet

  10. 1 Month Post Op PLIF L4-S1 Dr. Visit
    ... you know how it is. Lortab is the same thing as Vicodin . Will your doctor give you something stronger, like ... m a little over 3 months post-op and I still take Vicodin . At one month, I was still taking Percocet every...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Lortab Percocet

  11. Post Surgery Pain
    ... disc at L5 S1 in August of 06. I am currently taking vicodin , relafen, and neurontin for pain although, in all...
    ... be off pain meds. I weaned myself down to just 2-3 Vicodin s a day, then decided to try without it before my next ... I asked my doctor if I should expect to be off the Vicodin by now. He said absolutely not! He was glad that...
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  12. Three weeks post op/Physical Therapy
    ... call my md's office. Thankfully they gave me some Vicodin ... That seems to take the edge off & doesn't make...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  13. What do you think?
    ... My doctor just told me to take the percocet and vicodin as needed for pain and to stop the anti-inflammatories...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  14. Disc-o-gram question
    ... but I do have pain free moments often. I average 1 vicodin tab daily.. and skelaxin when needed. I still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Skelaxin lyrica

  15. Results from Dr. visit wednesday
    ... last big flare up.. I've had to take at least one vicodin daily, mostly at night.. to ease things up after living...
    ... sure the percs. are any better than one & half ES vicodin , but it does seem to relax me a bit more. I wish for...
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  16. 123dietdrpepper Going to the OR
    ... both the front and back incisions. I still need my Vicodin several times everyday. If your surgeon gives you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  17. Medicine Question
    ... evening while preparing dinner I would take one 5mg vicodin . At night, I would take 15mg of vicodin. It was...
    ... evening while preparing dinner I would take one 5mg vicodin . At night, I would take 15mg of vicodin. It was ... Good Luck Dr.Pepper, HLNow I thought hydrocodone was vicodin and oxycodone was percocet ? I take roxycodone /...
    ... Percocet is Oxycodone (It is on my pill bottle) and Vicodin is Hydrocodone (It is on my pill bottle)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Percocet Hydrocodone Oxycodone

  18. Reply to "Here we go again"
    ... day and have been taking a few more extra stregnth vicodin than the 3 a day I have been on, it hasn't helped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  19. Going to a new Doctor!!
    ... are different on pain meds. I am currently taking vicodin and am afraid that this new doctor will not prescribe...
    ... Hope you have success with the new doctor! If the Vicodin is working for you, I'd just be matter of fact about...

  20. Has anyone had any experience with Lyrica for nerve damage pain?
    ... Etodolac 400 mg, the 50 mg Lyrica with an icing of Vicodin as needed for pain. I'm rapidly loosing the loopy...
    ... passed, which is good because I have had to add back in Vicodin for back pain, so who needs that extra "lift". Sorry...
    ... I had pre-surgery. I take 75 mg Lyrica, Soma, and Vicodin 3x daily. The morning dose still makes me loopy,...
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  21. I am finally home
    ... meds settled it down in about an hour. I hope the vicodin works for you it makes me nauseous and hyper. Good...
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  22. Post op shivering and sweating
    ... Percocet. I've stopped it completely now and am on Vicodin and the shivering has stopped. The only problem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  23. Strange Joint Aches- Part of the Same Old Pain?
    ... stubborn with meds. The only things I take as needed is vicodin and skelaxin. I have a script for cymbalta but have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Cymbalta

  24. GOOD fusion story!
    ... ways to go. I still have some pain, still taking Vicodin regularly, though I haven't had to take any Percocets...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  25. how much pain meds do you take
    ... neurontin/day, 1800mg ibuprofen/day, and an occasional vicodin for breakthrough pain. I stopped everything after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Neurontin Oxycontin

  26. help!!! options for DDD??
    ... Neurontin (I have sciatica) from herniation, and valium, ( Vicodin - I got off of as it made me very irritable and sad...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Motrin Neurontin Valium Cymbalta

  27. Does Morphine work for everyone?
    ... did very little for my body. I respond better to vicodin better than anything so far. It may be that is doesnt...

  28. Take a moment. Help. Pain never controlled.
    ... refills of the Percocet. I just went down a step to Vicodin on Wednesday evening, at my own request to get onto ... to start taking one Percocet before bed and use the Vicodin during the day. Would your surgeon give you stronger...
    ... So they said.. well have you ever tried Lortab or Vicodin . I said no.. so they perscribed it and it works the ... time. They took me off the morophine and gave me vicodin and the nurses came in and commented how well my body...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Lortab Tylenol Ultracet Ultram

  29. Is this normal recovery for 3 level fusion
    ... something less strong. She said they would normally go to Vicodin now, so that's what they gave me. I was doing so ... the 3 Percocets. I wish I was still on them. The vicodin is okay during the day, but I'm so sore by halfway...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  30. Need some suggestions on where to turn next
    ... backed off that. I dont even take a full dose of vicodin but I could. And he's aware of this, so why he would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Cymbalta

  31. Hey Tammy! are you out there?
    ... holding my own at the moment, and have only had 3 or 4 vicodin tabs in the last week and nothing else. I came off...
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  32. 5 Months Out Of Surgery!! Pain Again?
    ... possibility to perscribe at this time. I only take vicodin and have never even taken 2 at one time as I am allowed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Cymbalta lyrica

  33. I'm not a whiner, but . . .
    ... and buttocks pain is the same as before. I'm taking vicodin and soma. I couldn't take the zanaflex that was prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Zanaflex

  34. HELP!! Terrible lower back pain, chronic
    ... that it came so quickly. Has anyone hear of that? Vicodin does help with the pain, but I want to start working...

  35. Why was my post op instructions so differant??
    ... pains and will hopefully subside. I only had vicodin since the surgery and nothing heavier myself. I am ... and I am very very sensitive to medication and the vicodin even works better than the morophine did. I can't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  36. Pain medication request
    ... to go for an injection for just this. I have some Vicodin left, and it works VERY well at the moment. But,...
    ... first go to whichever doctor originally gave you the Vicodin . If he knows your history, that you're in pain but...

  37. 2nd opinion way different then first diagnosis
    ... around dinner time it starts to get worse and I take a Vicodin 5/500. Sleeping is a real issue, I take 3 Vicodin...
    ... every 4 hours, until 6:00pm or so, then switch to Vicodin starting with 5mg, then at bedtime which is9:30 I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  38. RF frequency 9 hrs away, have question
    ... wondering if its normal practice to prescribe some vicodin or some form of narcotic pain releif post op. I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  39. UPDATE - Good and Unknowns
    ... My current meds have been 400mg celebrex, 10/500 vicodin PRN 1-2 every 4-6 hours (never took 2 at the same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Skelaxin Tylenol Cymbalta

  40. Home from Surgery
    ... move things along. If you are taking narcotics like vicodin or percocet, they tend to have a constipating effect...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  41. medecine for pain?
    ... [SIZE="3"]it's defiantely the percocet. Vicodin and percocet can make you very itchy. Maybe it needed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  42. Surgery (microdiscectomy) this Friday and I'm so anxious and have so many concerns!!!
    ... keyboard. I am a little worried about coming off the Vicodin . When I'm in a lot of pain I can take two and it...
    ... My surgeon then took me off of those and put me on Vicodin . They worked well, and at least allowed me to sleep...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Morphine Percocet Protonix

  43. Help! Surgery caused permanent nerve damage -- should I sue?
    ... day). I take Neurontin every day but still am on vicodin and occassionally percocet. The doctor says there...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Percocet

  44. what are the options for l5-s1 disc extrusion?
    ... feel you are ready they start you on percoset then vicodin and you get a prescription to bring home of vicodin ... . I only needed to take the vicodin for 5 days after my surgery then I got a weaker prescriptio...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Morphine

  45. Newbie-2 months out of fusion on L5 S1
    ... medication at about week 4 or 5.. and i barely took any vicodin when i was on the meds.. maybe like 2-3 a day. I dont...

  46. Microdiscectomy w/out ever needding a fusion, forever?
    ... bouts requiring meds for weeks(arthrotec, naprosyn, vicodin ) that I need a fusion. I barely have any disc left...
    Medications also discussed in this post: naprosyn arthrotec

  47. Starting PT after TLIF....
    ... meds from time to time. I am on the low hitters ( vicodin ) only because I dont tolerate meds like the Perocets...

  48. Possible Failed Fusion - "Terrifed"
    ... dose of the prednisone and my usual pain meds (just vicodin and skelaxin), I slept pretty darn good. Better than...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Skelaxin

  49. Epidural question
    ... She's tried cymbalta, for peripheral neuropathy, vicodin and percocet and does not respond well with any of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Cymbalta

  50. What is this burning?
    ... I had a micro-d in May. Since then I have been on Vicodin , Naprosyn, and now Arthrotec. If I over do it my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: naprosyn arthrotec

  51. Question about pain med
    ... I have been using Vicodin for about a year, three per day was my limit. They ... said no he didn't want me to be on a narcotic 2. The vicodin felt like I took a advil or something. Now a new doctor ... wondering if I take these for awhile if i can go back to vicodin and they will work again????? Or if they are about...
    ... tylenol or not? I also wondered if the percocet and vicodin both have codeine? That's why I was wondering if I ... quit vicodin for awhile if they will work again. However in the ... percocet, I don't like them. I think I will stay on the vicodin , the percocet, make me tired and not feeling so well ... . The dr let me stay on vicodin for so long, because there wasn't anything else I...
    ... s no such a thing as percocet without tylenol. Vicodin and percocet are not the same product either nor do ... medication to percocet and trying to go back down to vicodin will not be helpful. What you are experiencing is...
    ... Thanks for the info I thought vicodin had codeine. Can't stand the percocet, they make me ... tired and pukey feeling. The vicodin didn't do either. My doctor did increase my dosage...
    ... Vicodin is HYDROcodone with APAP or TYlenol. Dosages are usually ... Codeine. Tylenol with Codeine is not as strong as Vicodin and Vicodin is not as strong as Percocet because as ... There is also forms of Ibuprofen with codeine like Vicodin but with Ibuprofen instead of Tylenol...
    ... Okay so what is Loritab then is it like Vicodin ...?...
    ... the amount of tylenol. Okay and now looking at the Vicodin it says HYDROCO/APAP 5-500. The thing is, the percocet ... make me feel gross, tired and pukey. The Vicodin always made me feel better, even have a little more ... one of those before and it seemed like a supersized vicodin as far as the effects and I really liked that, don ... switch to that, just wondered if its same stuff as vicodin ....
    ... different meds make us all feel different. Some people vicodin make sleepy, not me, it give me more energy or something ... made me pukey and tired, quit taking it to. Maybe vicodin is the only thing that will work for me. STill wondering...
    ... Lortab is the same thing as vicodin but it has 10Mgs of hydro vs the 5 in plain old vicodin...
    ... BRAND name for 'hydrocodone' and 'tylenol'....same as Vicodin , but different manufacturer. ***sorry Marcia...
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  52. New and 2nd lumbar fusion scheduled
    ... Tramadal every 4 hours, in the evening I start taking Vicodin 5/500, at bedtime I take three so I can get some sleep ... . My Dr. started writing my Rx for Vicodin 1-2 every 4-6 hours PRN not to exceed 6 in 24 hours ... , this last script he wrote was for Vicodin 5/500 every 6-8 hours PRN, not to exceed 4 per 24...
    ... to meds and can not take percocet either. I take vicodin and do very well on that. Even the morophine did ... they took me off the morophine pump and gave me some vicodin . BTW, they doubled the dosage post-op instead of ... 5/500mg Vicodin .. they bumped it to 10/500 mg and I could take 2 if...
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  53. back pain
    ... that i might have strained my back. They gave me vicodin and some kind of anti inflammatory medicine. About...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen

  54. Help! My daughter in trouble
    ... the past and has not helped), Flexeril and even a Vicodin here and there. NOTHING is helping. I realize she...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Motrin Medrol

  55. my whiplash injury is now a chronic problem
    ... percs are too strong for me. I get along well with Vicodin . The heavy hitters make me very ill. A TENS unit...

  56. Sciatic-like pain after injury
    ... I take celebrex myself), and pain reliever (I take Vicodin ). These two meds work well together for me. It controls...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  57. Up-Date
    ... my first 3 days back at work with a some help from vicodin ...of course I had to lay flat on my back for 3 hours...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  58. should I just get a fusion??
    ... because I'm in so much pain and can't sit. I'm taking Vicodin around the clock with little relief....

  59. Pain after first week back at work
    ... anyone know what this pain could be? I tried icing, vicodin etc..nothing helped. I hope you are all as pain free...
    ... know if taking ibuprofen is okay if you are taking vicodin , etc. make sure you check what meds you are taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen

  60. Nausea/dizzyness from different brand med...
    ... here too: My usual med's are etolac, neurontin & vicodin 5/500 (2 pills-3x's a day). I complained that the...
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  61. Can pain pills cause memory loss?
    ... odd case, but I am more than loopy when I take even vicodin . It makes me very sad, because the horrible pain...

  62. Degenerative JOINT disease VS degenerative DISK disease
    ... A PM may start you on a simplistic medication like Vicodin for instance if you are on nothing at all. If you...
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  63. Neurontin Question
    ... twice a day for a total of 600mg. I'm also taking Vicodin 5/500 every 4 hours and percocet when all else fails...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Percocet

  64. Low Back Pain, what is my cause?
    ... But when they took me off that and put me on the Vicodin (much less potent med), I acutally had better pain...
    ... straight to hell. I was also interested in the Vicodin , that it gave you relaxing pain relief. I may suggest...

  65. degenerative disk disease
    ... will do it when I can't walk anymore. I have tried vicodin , flexoril( makes me stoned), skelaxin, medrol dose...
    ... throw money right out of the window. I have lived on Vicodin for a year straight, now they don't work, I have tried...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Medrol naprosyn Percocet

  66. 2 weeks post op
    ... Get lots of fiber and you won't have a problem. Vicodin can really bind you up, but may be necessary for pain ... took Extra Strength Tylenol during the day, and 1 Vicodin at bedtime. Good luck. I have lots of muscle spasms...
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  67. Post Micro-Disksectomy 2weeks
    ... for your response, it gives me hope. I am taking Vicodin 1/2 tablet and he has me on Remafin(sp) anti-inflammatory...

  68. Torso Crooked After Back Injury. Please Help!!
    ... concerned it is not just a "pulled back." Doc gave me Vicodin to relax me and my muscles, but 72 hours later, it...
    ... <<Vicodin to relax me and my muscles, but 72 hours later, it ... decided it was muscular, and as such prescribed the Vicodin . Of course you ought to be evaluated before you go...
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  69. Post-Fusion: Is Pain-Free A Possibility?
    ... am still on pain meds though. I average 1 10mg of vicodin daily and more when I overdo or therapy flares me...

  70. I finally decided to file a complaint against my surgeon
    ... night the pain was so bad that even a lodine and 2 vicodin didn't help (I have vicodin leftover from my surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lodine Valium

  71. Any travel advice?
    ... feet. I'm on Neurontin (HATE IT!) and I still take a Vicodin 7.5 or two every afternoon/night. BTW: for those...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  72. Can you help with my MRI report??
    ... the pain has increased 10 fold. I went from taking vicodin to taking morphine and vicodin for break through pain...
    ... have these anymore. I need pain relief. I was on vicodin , 1500mg about 4 times a day for 2.5 years. Just recently ... switched to morphine. I take 30mg 3 x a day and use vicodin for breakthrough pain. I am scheduled for Thursday...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  73. Afraid
    ... surgery, I take 2400 mg neurontin a day along with ES vicodin , flexiril and pamalor, It does make it tolerable,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  74. TLIF surgery last week
    ... 11 months post op, I take 2400 mg of neurontin, ES Vicodin (750 mg) 3 times a day, 10mg flexiril 3 times a day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  75. Visit to Pain Mgmt. Dr....
    ... tolerant. If you've not taken large amounts of say Vicodin for a period of time then your body will simply not...
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