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  1. Med. Questions
    ... m a recovering alcoholic & have had big issues w/ Vicodin . This board really helped me get through the Vic....
    ... mon. & had about a year when the Orthopedic gave me Vicodin ( I asked for them ). I really knew that the pills ... these pills again but that's what I said about the vicodin . I'm facing the reality that I'm addictive. If something...

  2. finally posting
    ... months. I was amazed to read about the side effects of vicodin and how they "mimick" chronic pain symptoms. I have ... chronic pain over the last couple of years. First was vicodin for a few months, then ultram for about a year, nortiptylin ... numb and I gained weight. I ended up back on the vicodin for about 6 months now. Besides the pain, I am a ... anymore. I am ready to face my situation without taking vicodin everyday. I really don't think I can take it casually ... thought they were part of my pain but they were from the vicodin . I am a mom of 2 and a wife. I don't have a lot ... set limits with my family. I need to not be taking vicodin every day. I don't know how to taper and take it...
    ... SeaGreen"] I was amazed to read about the side effects of vicodin and how they "mimick" chronic pain symptoms. amazing...

  3. Cant believe I am here again! help---please!
    ... :) Hi everyone, oh man, I'm on my taper from vicodin 10/500 and I'm not accountable to anyone really, and...

  4. Feeling really down
    ... Congratulations on day 19!!!!!! I'm on day 16 of Vicodin self-detox and I can relate. Reach is right, pushing...

  5. my doctor cut me off!
    ... concerns with prescribing so many narcs for me. (180 Vicodin 10/500 per month with 2 months refill). He said he...

  6. What is the personality of a drug addict?
    ... professionally. Successful life. My drug of choice was/is vicodin . When I took it, I felt I could accomplish so much...
    ... than me. Truth be told, they aren't. My precious vicodin were RXd legitimately, but I was addicted...and used...
    ... turkey again. The nights are bad when coming off vicodin . I am now up to a 15-20 a day habbit, just having...

  7. Is my bf an addict?
    ... you that he is on some very addictive medications. Vicodin , Fentanyl, and Klonopin are all very addictive. There...

  8. Anti Depressants coupled w/Detox
    ... few days now and am 15 days into self detox from 21 Vicodin 10/500 per day for over a year. I am feeling better...

  9. sick&tired
    ... here too and am into my 15th day of self detox from Vicodin . Tears stream down my face as I read your posts....

  10. I'm FINALLY going to post after lurking for so long...
    ... FEELS EXACTLY LIKE I DO felt good! Without the pills ( Vicodin ), I, too cannot grocery shop or talk! I also look...
    ... The one woman had abused all sorts of drugs..... Vicodin , Valium, Benzos, Xanax, etc. for 25 years!!!!!! She ... watch it to remind myself why I don't want to take Vicodin 's ever again! It was really sad!...

  11. Anyone ever heard of a detox buddy?
    ... Tonic - I am on my 15th day of self-detox from Vicodin and it helps to hear from people like you! My mind...
    ... 2963028]Tonic - I am on my 15th day of self-detox from Vicodin and it helps to hear from people like you! My mind ... through. Thx!! :) I'm looking for a detox buddy from vicodin . I have a great "bedside manner" and I listen really...
    ... actsk8flm;3003779]I'm looking for a detox buddy from vicodin . I have a great "bedside manner" and I listen really ... months a CT detox from a 10-14 pill a day habit of vicodin . This forum has its limitations in how individuals ... Having said all that, the most insidious part of the vicodin detox is the emotional rollercoaster that your body ... prepared for it. I had done SO much internet reading on vicodin withdrawal and thought I was as prepared as one could...
    ... I don't think the level you are at right now of vicodin will be terribly awful to come off of. You have time...

  12. 13th Day of Vicodin Self Detox
    ... I've read am so glad to have found it. I've taken Vicodin 10/500 mg for a little over a year for chronic back...
    ... months ago and can directly relate. I was up to 10 vicodin a day after three years of use and i knew it had to...

  13. happy girl again...
    ... and their situations straight here. I was taking Vicodin 10/500 at 21 per day. I couldn't get out of bed without...
    ... I did have a little slip on Monday and took half a vicodin two times that day because I was just plain weak!...
    ... lost........that was the best thing for me with the Vicodin , but not good enough to go back on it!!!! Blah...

  14. Back again
    ... finally broke down and told my husband that I am abusing vicodin . To my surprise he is being very supportive. I am...

  15. Help Im New to this Need SumOne to listen!!!!!
    ... You are not alone! I started taking Vicodin (Lortab 10/500mg) a little over a year ago for chronic...
    ... especially because I'm still in hell getting off the Vicodin and cannot imagine ever going through this again....

  16. tramadol or percocet????
    ... i have heard that tramadol is more addicitng than vicodin or percocet. it does help but not as good as the percocet...

  17. Need To Know If This Is Safe, Please
    ... although I never stayed in bed. They were also giving me vicodin , but I came off of them very easy. Probably, because...

  18. will my daughter be an addict 2?!...
    ... and quess what they suggested? A prescription for Vicodin ! I was SO angry that it took everything I had not...

  19. drug dreams part of detox process....anyone else?
    ... and quess what they suggested? A prescription for Vicodin ! I was SO angry that it took everything I had not...

  20. I remember
    ... darn cravings just seem to be a part of the whole vicodin thing, huh? I know you are strong enough to use all...

  21. Why are they so good?
    ... make me feel so happy, smiley, and just at peace. Vicodin are little pills from the heavens. I wish I didn...
    ... prozac, and lamictal legitamitly, they help. but the vicodin really help...

  22. Help I am confused about Tramadol ultram
    ... reading all the various posts about quitting Tramadol & Vicodin , etc. I've had migraines for a few years & some ... got started on Tramadol and occasionally was given Vicodin . I hoarded those things like they were the family ... and have not taken any of my supply of Tramadol & Vicodin since then. I had a rough few days but I attributed ... now. Nor do I feel the urge to take a Tramadol or Vicodin , but I was given Percocet after this surgery & have ... debating whether to get rid of my remaining Tramadol & Vicodin , but just couldn't quite bring myself to it. Last...
    ... Plan suggested. Since I was primarily on Tramadol & Vicodin for the majority of the time that I've been taking ... recently been on - ? I stopped taking Tramadol & Vicodin completely around the first part of May. Only used...
    ... glad that I put some distance between me & Tramadol & vicodin via this surgery. Taking those Percocet set me back ... recreationally drugged. 4 weeks for the tramadol/ vicodin and only 3-4 days for the percocet. oh well ......

  23. Cyp2d6
    ... to other metabolisms. All this to say, if I take vicodin , I have to take a lot. Before prozac 10-15mg of ... prozac, it sux because when i have legit pain the vicodin hardly works. I'm on 40mg a day of Prozac, used to...

  24. Ultram Question
    ... would not go back on narcotics (I had been taking Vicodin when he first started treating me about 2 years ago...

  25. Morning Anxiety!
    ... Hey Doug, I'm clean off of vicodin for 2 months now and still get some morning anxiety...

  26. I don't understand how this helps
    ... compared to vics or percocets. Also, if you are abusing vicodin , you are really overloading your liver with tylenol...

  27. omg, sigh... I'm not alone...
    ... the dr. w/ bad cramps and came home w/ a bottle of vicodin and some refills. Now mind you I had legitimite pain...
    ... of my life (same doc mind you that sent me home w/ vicodin when I was only 15 and supplied endless refills for...

  28. Tramadol Question
    ... Hi everone- It's day 16 from my last Vicodin & still having severe physical / mental problems....

  29. Taper Question
    ... on day 6 of my taper and down to taking quarters of vicodin four times a day. I am feeling a big difference today...

  30. Tapering and still withdrawal symptoms?
    ... you mean when you say that? when i started taking vicodin for pain it was great, now 6 months later i feel like...

  31. Vicodin Withdrawal Question
    ... for the drug that you gave it large doses of. Im off Vicodin 11 days and Im still not right. Get a checkup to be...

  32. Can two hydrocodones a day be addictive?
    ... well i was on opiates for 4 years and i started on vicodin first and when i withdrew two vicodin a day would...

  33. Why Vicoden??
    ... though I find after being on OC as long as I have Vicodin does nothing for me with the exception of an upset...

  34. To all who use Tramado/Ultracet beware.
    ... Greetings I am clean of Vicodin for 8 days I took 225 mg a day. Anyway check this...

  35. Newbbie Needs Help
    ... I am new to this site, I was taking vicodin off and on for almost a year. I have been thru the...
    ... desertgirl5555;2874477]I am new to this site, I was taking vicodin off and on for almost a year. I have been thru the...

  36. Liver Problem ?
    ... I'm being paranoid. This is day # 10 from my last Vicodin . The thing is I still have the all over nausea feeling...
    ... for the situation I'm in. This is not to excuse my Vicodin use but the reason I took them was that my major depression...

  37. Help, couple questions, seem to be doing good.
    ... dont know I did ask for the doctor to get me off the vicodin and he said one thing at a time. I should be starting...

  38. Question
    ... was a completely different story and I have been on vicodin and most recently tramadol for the past 1 1/2 years...

  39. Droopy and Mike S - There is hope!
    ... and am an addict to opiates...my drug of choice... vicodin . I got thru the physical wds fairly painlessly--...

  40. Mental symptoms of w.d.
    ... Hello All I used vicodin for approx 6 mos. 2-3 mos was heavy. 20 to 25 7.5...
    ... Suboxone WDs as we speak (I'm on day 9). It's harder than Vicodin withdrawls and after physically suffering longer than ... you would have from the physical vicodin withdrawls, you'll still have to go through the depression...
    ... days. Prior to that, I had been taking about 10-12 Vicodin s everyday for about 6 months. And before those 6 months ... read lately says that Sub withdrawls are harder than Vicodin withdrawls and that was indeed the case for me too ... instance, my room is always where I used to be on the Vicodin s at, so staying out of my room/house as much as I...

  41. Addicted to Ultracet -- Need Help
    ... years ago for a bad back. Before that I was taking Vicodin for about 6 months. My doc. didn't feel comfortable...

  42. Anxiety from w/d
    ... Hello Everyone I am in my 8th of w/d from Vicodin . I tapered down from 25 - 7.5mg tabs daily and I am...

  43. Day Four
    ... everyone- Well I'm on day 4 of cold turkey w/d from Vicodin . A little better today but still having a hard time...
    ... everyone- Well I'm on day 4 of cold turkey w/d from Vicodin . A little better today but still having a hard time ... chance against my will to quit. I gave you advice about Vicodin withdrawls because I went through the same thing last...

  44. Am I addicted to Lortab?
    ... a taper method to discontinue recreational use of vicodin . I took 20 to 30 7.5 mg tablets every day for 6 mos...

  45. I have finally had it
    ... will be fine Bro. My usage was 20 to 30 7.5 mg of vicodin every day for 6 mos. I tried c/t and it was unbelievable...

  46. Starting A New Thread On My Desperation to STOP..I am losing control...
    ... addicts take when we're popping an obscene amount of vicodin or percocet (like driving while impaired or in my...

  47. Experience w/Sub-Please help me.
    ... people say getting off Sub is harder than getting off Vicodin or other pills. It was more difficult for me because...
    ... people say getting off Sub is harder than getting off Vicodin or other pills. It was more difficult for me because...
    ... about 10% as hard as it would have been to get off Vicodin directly". So I figured I would give a heads up about...

  48. Bipolar meds, drs and mental health
    ... talk to my family doctor about cutting down on the vicodin and he told me it wasnt a good idea right now, that...
    ... since you have been going to the gym? How much of the vicodin are you taking?...
    ... want you a bit more stabalized before stopping the Vicodin . Good to hear the consideration of going back...
    ... stop and be ok for months, but was very manic, the vicodin make me manic. So Im not feeling like I need them...
    ... stop and be ok for months, but was very manic, the vicodin make me manic. So Im not feeling like I need them ... is working, you don't indeed, feel the need for the Vicodin as much. I think your doctor is on a good thought ... far as stabalizing you a bit before coming off the vicodin totally, but also agree with Dan that if you could...

  49. Quitting Vico
    ... story short she basically said I may need to be on vicodin for a long time--like forever. I actually was OK with...
    ... treat the same pain. That is the sneaky effect of vicodin . It consumes you very...very slowly. For six months ... with the pain...do therapy, take advil, anything but vicodin ....

  50. I'm alone, please help
    ... posted earlier in the week about falling back into vicodin use. Tues. I refilled the script & took 6. I never...

  51. I'm ashamed, I fell.
    ... your skin's reaction is a result of pumping all that vicodin into your system after not having any in your system...

  52. Help, More PAIN Issues!
    ... charge of her meds and used tylenol 3's instead of vicodin or percocet. Might be something to think about....

  53. Help! Having dental surg tomorrow and know she'll RX vics for the pain
    ... than sooner...as in tomorrow. My drug of choice is vicodin was addicted for a period of a little over 3 months...
    ... HC, Dolacet, Lorcet 10/650, Lortab, Norco, T-Gesic, Vicodin , Zydone. Good luck. And ask for nitrious while you...
    ... and a month of pain would have gotten me hooked on Vicodin no doubt. I am very grateful I did not go down that...

  54. Ambien Addiction
    ... think it's addicting, like my drug of choice was ( vicodin ), so haven't been worried about that. I know when...

  55. ready to quit
    ... else posting on this board that has been addicted to vicodin is going threw the same things as me. it helps to ... this. thank you. well any way i just took my last vicodin about 3 hours ago and i'm already feeling the withdrawls...
    ... ve been thinking how good it would feel to take a vicodin so i would be able to clean my house and have energy...

  56. Subatex Question
    ... heroin, but can be used to get off pharmaceutical like Vicodin , oxycontin, etc. as well. Can also be used to get...
    ... heroin, but can be used to get off pharmaceutical like Vicodin , oxycontin, etc. as well. Can also be used to get...

  57. Just shaking my head in disbelief....
    ... another..you know? After my doctor got me addicted to vicodin I really will never trust another one again. There ... giving a 19 year old (at the time) a script for 30 vicodin with many refills to treat depression!! (at the time...

  58. Really Bad Day!
    ... simply letting the doctors know you are coming off the vicodin could solve the suffering more permanently. Don't...

  59. Tossed Out By My Pain Management Doctor Today!
    ... have always went to the same docter, but have gotten vicodin from dentist and gynos for operations and from work ... try to save those for the week I seem to run out of vicodin . Im out now and have 6 ultam, till friday. Question...
    ... doctor was just panicing. I agree! I have been on Vicodin for almost 3 years now for a herniated disc. My doctor...

  60. Need Support-Stopping Hydrocodone
    ... it up...I'm recovering now going on 17 days without Vicodin (Hydro).... I feel like my normal self...I've never...

  61. I'm almost there!
    ... stopped both because it interfered with my high from the vicodin . I'm so tired I could literally fall asleep anytime...
    ... t realize you had come off the other meds with the vicodin . I guess the vicodin just took over and I can understand...

  62. New here with Question
    ... I even went to neighbor the other day and got some Vicodin for a hip that was hurting. I need your advice please...
    ... the percocet and also went to a neighbor to get the vicodin shows that at this point, you are wanting to take...
    ... one...it's true...TRUST me. My drug of choice was vicodin and I always tried to save some for the "just in case...

  63. My second attempt
    ... Please hang in there. I took my last Vicodin last Sat. First days were tough but got through it...

  64. VICODIN Detox ..MUST READ
    ... intention of ever returning to that devil drug, however, 1 vicodin the other day gave me some much needed relief from ... your post to remind me the dangerous territory of vicodin . Thanks....
    ... benzo. I've heard it's actually harder to kick than vicodin or heroin. I know that Vicodin is the "quick fix ... sincerity good luck to you and stay away from the vicodin . It really will take you down the same horrible path...

  65. Now what?
    ... very much and after about a year, I was prescribed vicodin . Now, I have always taken the minimum amount I could ... would be a last resort so after 2 years of taking the vicodin (still taking minimum amount - max. 5 - 5mg per day ... surgery this past summer and had to continue to take the vicodin (now was down to 3 - 5mg per day) for a couple of ... where the problem comes in - I continued to take the vicodin 2-3 5mg. per day up until this past Monday. I tried ... January. So, here I am - I'm on day 3 of taking no vicodin . The withdrawal is uncomfortable but not as bad as ... suggestions? Will I be playing with fire taking the vicodin in the next week or so since I am just now detoxing...
    ... believe that I just became physically dependent on the vicodin (maybe I'm fooling myself?). I am on day 4 of detox ... have a craving to take any pills. I do have some vicodin left from my last prescription. I had given the remainder...

  66. I am SORRY
    ... Dont get the wrong impression.... I have not taken Vicodin or even held one since 3pm on Jan. 9th I have had ... Guys, I can not only picture myself a RECOVERING VICODIN addict for the REST of my life, but it IS something...

  67. Could this mean I'm addicted?
    ... I have been on Vicodin 7.5/750 for almost 2 years now for a herniated disc ... have any helpful advice on how I can cut back on the Vicodin (I take 4 per day) without feeling so crappy?? Thank...

  68. O.K. -it's time to fess up!
    ... of opiates. Different pain meds along the way... vicodin , percoct, morphine, back to percoct and finally to...

  69. Addicted to Xanax
    ... This is something that has helped me get over a vicodin addiciton and depression as well... here is the supplement...
    ... I personally take that to combat the cravings of vicodin and for depression, and it really does work. Good...
    ... xanax i filled my prescription today to help with my vicodin withdrawls. i guess i just can't win....
    ... Yikes, Xanax is just as bad as Vicodin . Please don't substitute one addiction for another...

  70. Thanks to this board for the strength and it isn't easy
    ... self into this parrel. Im a 43 year old male I sarted vicodin over 3 years ago started out normel had a broken shoulder...

  71. Ok, for the first time, here's the truth....
    ... even though I've had large enough prescriptions of vicodin to go through with suicide, I've never used them....

  72. What do you do instead??
    ... I've been taking vicodin off and on for awhile now, basically whenever I can ... continue this cycle. I know part of getting off vicodin is just sucking it up and doing it. But in order...
    ... associated drug addicts with cocaine, meth, etc. But, vicodin is a drug so that would make me a drug addict. ...

  73. Have a question
    ... Ok, its been a couple of weeks since I quit taking vicodin and did it c/t went through a week af w/d"s and was...

  74. Vicodin Problem
    ... However, In my opinion, I would totally ditch the Vicodin now. You have been on such a short term use that ... endure now will pale in comparison to trying to kick a Vicodin habit. Best wishes reach...

  75. Please do not laugh at this, seriously
    ... After I admitted my vicodin addiction, stopped those cold turkey, I replaced that...
    ... [QUOTE=augirl;2806808]After I admitted my vicodin addiction, stopped those cold turkey, I replaced that...