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  1. Oxycodone and Sleep or Lack Thereof
    ... I get that way when I take my Vicodin ...and itchy too! It seems to make me tired as all ... the day but wired at night...UUGH. I do take Vicodin with Ambien CR and sometimes Benadryl which both helps...
    ... sometimes look at my bed like the devil !! I also skip my vicodin before bed because with the ambien I am in another...

  2. Please Help Me with Pain Management Options post fusion
    ... Neurontin and it didn't work, and lastly good old Vicodin 7.5/500mg which does not a thing for me. I'm probably...

  3. Internal Spinal Stimulator
    ... have tried- darvon, darvocette, percidan, percocette, vicodin , tylox, oxycotin, morphine, kadian, methadone, tramadol...

  4. Don't Ask....Don't Tell?
    ... grown some bone around a nerve. The doctor prescribed Vicodin and Soma. I am taking 2-3 Vicodin and two Soma a day...

  5. oxycodone vs hydrocodone?
    ... hydrocodone, which is whats in lortab, norco, and vicodin . Some doctors dont like prescibing it, I dont know...

  6. Vicodin and Soma
    ... [QUOTE=mrkwass;3114435]My doctor prescribed Vicodin and Soma. Has anyone had any problems taking these...

  7. Stopped taking Avinza CT - Questions
    ... my stomach is concerned) and don't want to take the vicodin the ER doc gave me. The last thing I want is to have ... to withdraw from Vicodin . My doctor is gone for the weekend and told me to...

  8. People on Oxycontin: Question! Please Help!!
    ... I hate to take Vicodin . It does very little for pain for me and makes me...

  9. Vicodin and 'hyper' question....
    ... differently, so I can say that yes, it is possible that the Vicodin is doing this to you. I know there are stories on...
    ... already knew the answer !! Since I 've been on the vicodin , which is about 6 months now, this person I've become ... state where I can function without constant pain. The vicodin that I am on now I can't even make the 4 hours between...
    ... that because you have a very low tolerance. With Vicodin ES, you are still at the 'low-end' of the opioid-based...
    ... doctor at one point had suggested either morphine , vicodin , percosets or whatever he thought I might prefer. ... year of little help with those I chose to try the vicodin , now I know I need to change again in order to try...

  10. MS Contin
    ... contin twice/day and was raised to 3x/day. I am also on vicodin 5/500 4x/day. My pm doctor is so reluctant to make...
    ... due to a bladder pain condition, with Lortab 7.5 ( vicodin ) for breakthrough pain. Neither was adequate, but ... effects too much to allow me to drive and work, and vicodin just plain doesn't work for me. So I now have dilaudid...

  11. Is there an Alternative to pain medication?
    ... and fibromyalgia pian, other than medications like vicodin and percocet etc. to control the pain and if so what...

  12. HELP! Conv. from patch to oxy
    ... predict how you will do on oxymorphone. hydrocodone = Vicodin , Lortab, Norco hydromorphone = Dilaudid oxycodone ... percocets oxymorphone = Opana/Opana ER Of course Vicodin , Lortab, Norco, and percocets all contain acetaminophen...

  13. my vicodin rx was just cut in half?!
    ... believe is a long acting med) and was only giving you vicodin for break thru pain. I would call and ask, make sure...
    ... written every time you need a refill. If you are taking Vicodin there is a lot of Tylenol or acetaminophen in them ... switch you to Oxy or something else with out Tylenol Vicodin has 500 mg of Tylenol vs. 350mg in Norco. Oxy has...
    ... [QUOTE=mindmltn;3076344] ... If you are taking Vicodin there is a lot of Tylenol or acetaminophen in them ... Norco does not have twice as much hydrocodone as Vicodin . They both come with 5,7.5 and 10mg of hydrocodone...

  14. compression fractures and pain meds...
    ... acute pain you expect to get better, just because 5 mg vicodin or 5 mg percocet doesn't work it doesn't mean she...

  15. I'm new. question: ultram ER & hydrocodone
    ... in and my pain was at peak, so I took one of my old vicodin pills. Now I'm wondering if that wasn't safe to do...
    ... switch the script and find out about keeping me on the vicodin too. WOW! very helpful....

  16. Help finding a dr in DE
    ... first one I went to would only prescribe Lortab or Vicodin . Both make me extremely itchy and nauseaous, but that...

  17. Are there some people for whom opiates simply do not work?
    ... Both of these work very well, in the right doses. Vicodin does not help my pain at all, just makes me nauseaous...

  18. Oxycodone does not work. whats next?
    ... surgery in late April. Before the surgery I was on vicodin , but for a month and a half after the surgery I was ... tolerant of it, then I figured I would go back to Vicodin , even tho oxy might be stronger, the vicodin had been...

  19. Help! Meds no longer work and pain is getting worse...
    ... help me. I have tried most of the normal meds such as vicodin , oxycontin, dilaudid, roxicodone, but it has been...

  20. Anyone have anxiety from Fentanyl patch?
    ... well as I'd hoped and initially I was still using Vicodin - but only 4-5 a day. I am worried to use anything ... last long or work very well...I used Oxycodone and Vicodin most recently... Thanks!! Spikedog.:)...
    ... notice however that on day #2 I cannot tolerate a whole Vicodin like I can on say day #1 or day #3 (I get really drowsy...

  21. Pelvic Pain Treatment
    ... Since it got worse 5 months ago....i have been on vicodin 5/500 7x/day and 800mg ibuprofen 3x/day. This combination...
    ... pain meds at all?? Yes they currently have me on vicodin 5/500 which is not only too weak to last more than...
    ... give up the fight and get help. I am currently taking Vicodin 7/500 every 4 hours and let me tell you I watch the...
    ... a bit more consistent than what i am taking now ( vicodin 5/500). The prescribed 15mg MS-contin 2x/day. This ... has lowered the overall baseline pain (with vicodin for breakthru). The pain is still there and i am still...

  22. Shot in tailbone - anyone have this?
    ... pain meds and he finally gave me a prescription for Vicodin . I have used it and it only gets me past the point...
    ... inflammatory like Advil or Aleve will help as well as the vicodin sometimes. I have this pain too, as I broke mine as...

  23. Is this medication going to cover my pain?
    ... you get the exact same thing no matter if it says vicodin , lortab, or norco on your prescription. The lortab...
    ... Hi SS He probably called in vicodin rather than your normal perocet because I think percocet...

  24. Help with withdrawls from meds
    ... overmedicated me. I was taking oxycontin, percoset, vicodin , & flexeral, daily, EACH (switching between perc ... turkey" and he gave me another prescription, only the vicodin , not the others. he said I could use that for weaning...
    ... the sort of pain I have? without mixing it with my vicodin s? I am wondering if I should ask my surgeon to give ... and told him I quit my meds, I only asked for the vicodin refill. he asked me how many times i was taking that...
    ... because for the last 2 weeks I have been only taking the vicodin . its not enough for the pain though. I would still...

  25. Was just referred to pain management specialist
    ... confused, and in lots of pain. I have been through Vicodin , Vicoprofen, Darvocet, and Percocet (2 strengths)...

  26. The Balancing Act
    ... oxycodone) are stronger than hydrocodone, *lortab, vicodin , norco* which are all sched. III. Sched. II's can...

  27. Darvocet??
    ... narcotic, but it is nowhere near as potent as even Vicodin . Basically, Darvocet is over-glorified Tylenol with ... a dash of narcotic. It pales in comparison to Vicodin for pain relief. It also has a ton of acetaminophen...

  28. NEED HELP!!! I see PM Dr. tomorrow...Major Decisions and I am DESPERATE!
    ... faster and better. Such as Perecocet, Hydrocodone and Vicodin . I prefer Percocet. Morphine does nothing for me but...

  29. Confused and frustrated about MEDS....HELP??
    ... neurontin, trazadone, klonopin, oxycontin, keflex, vicodin , norco, toradol, lortab, dilaudid, darvocet, percocet...

  30. Pain management
    ... ever and they gave me Valium to take along with my Vicodin wich by the way isn;t much effective after about a...

  31. Insurance wrote letter, now doctor wont write scripts
    ... MS attacks.So my GP wrote out 2 scripts one was for vicodin and the other tylenol 3's for pain.The 2 was wrote...

  32. House's Pain
    ... wondered why if House is a M.D. that he takes only vicodin all the time and kills his liver. They should have...
    ... into more conventional treatment than see how many Vicodin you can catch in mouth after tossing them in the air...

  33. Sweaty & Skipped Menstrul Periods due to meds?
    ... because my cycle went haywire when I started using Vicodin in '98 when I first hurt my back. I was 34 at the ... time. The Vicodin even went so far as to cause me to have 'continual...

  34. Tylenol 4 or Roxicet?
    ... myself, you just never know. Hydrocodone is what Vicodin is, right? This same doctor originally put me on Vicodin ... pulled out, and my dentist gave me a prescription for Vicodin , and it helped my mouth pain... but not my foot. I ... the cost of my other meds). I think when I got the Vicodin 's, they were about $1-$2 a pieces (The generic). ... saying. I meant that I've tried hydrocodone before, in Vicodin ES form, and it didn't help with this type of pain ... weaker?). The other weird thing, is when I took a Vicodin (For the first time in almost two years), I didn't...
    ... 325, and others with more tylenol. After Lortab or Vicodin doesn't work, many docs change to percocet....

  35. Started on ultram for pain
    ... referred me to a "specialist" who took me OFF pain meds ( vicodin ) and put me on anti-inflammatories. The anti-inflammatorie...

  36. Maker of oxycontin pled guilty to lying about how addictive it is
    ... extent.i mean seriously,the effects i used to feel from vicodin vs the effects of my oxycontin are really two totally ... and your limitations.i can never ever go back onto vicodin ,ever.that is MY personal weak spot,with the oxy,things...

  37. Can You Reset Pain Tolerance?
    ... would yank your post if you did. I started on vicodin and migrated to oxycodone after about a year because...

  38. Ok whats stronger than ms contin?
    ... oxycodone, darvocet and I am allergic to methadone, and vicodin . I also take meds for nerve pain, currently I take...
    ... mother gets deathly ill if she takes more than a 1/2 a vicodin , even post surgery, and it works for her pain. On...
    ... mother gets deathly ill if she takes more than a 1/2 a vicodin , even post surgery, and it works for her pain. On...

  39. HELP! Turned down by new insurance company b/c of meds!
    ... would not provide pain management though, not even Vicodin . I finally got health insurance coverage on my own...

  40. Tried to DC Opiates and failed...any advice please
    ... that is. myi am on methadone 40 mgs per 24 hours, and vicodin for breakthrough. i am alotted three vicodins a day ... . now the clincher my body is getting used to the vicodin s at the present time. so my doctor calls it a medication ... than when i get used to that one i will go back on vicodin and then it will work again like brand new. i have...

  41. Pain medications offered by Kaiser?
    ... the pain level will be afterward. The problem is, Vicodin and Darvocet don't tend to work too well for me. ... would, what medications are a little bit stronger than Vicodin and Darvocet? (I'm kind of a newcomer to the world...

  42. Dentures, extra pain
    ... teeth and placed the denture, The doc gave me some vicodin , he offered Tylox, but because I already use oxycodone ... figured that would cause a problems at the pharmacy. The vicodin helps but nothing but time is realy going to make ... not suposed to use my BT meds for this pain but the vicodin doesn't touch it so I'm using the max amount of BT ... I'm allowed plus the Vicodin and all I can say Is I hope tommorrow is better. ...

  43. 8 knee ops the finally a replacement
    ... I too was told that Vicodin was the strongest pain med you could get. And that...
    ... my husband fractured his heel the doc gave him one vicodin (he is opiate tolerant) and said 'be careful this is ... such an old drug. No one ever uses it anymore. ONE VICODIN ! He was in so much pain. I've never seen him worse...

  44. Misunderstood
    ... disability because I am in pain all day,everyday even with vicodin , I spend 2 to 4 hours flat on my back when I get home...
    ... long-acting med, with a short-acting med (such as vicodin ) for break-thru pain. This should give you better...
    ... went through withdrawal alone ) and went back onto Vicodin . My children do think that I am taking too much meds...
    ... To all my new friends thank you! Vicodin is only one of the pain meds that I take. I also...

  45. Questions on Pain Meds New Here
    ... the strongest...wish doc would not have gone from vicodin to patch...there is nowhere for us to go...the patch...

  46. Oxycodone
    ... Although when my back pain first started, I was taking Vicodin , and I was itchy for the first few months, but it...
    ... Although when my back pain first started, I was taking Vicodin , and I was itchy for the first few months, but it...

  47. Generic oxycontin available to atleast June 14th..
    ... oxycontin: is it much different or stronger than Vicodin ? My doc says that it would be better on my liver ... to take it instead of the vicodin ....and who knew that the generic brands were so much...

  48. Shings & Intolerable Pain
    ... you've got shingles burning pain. At first I had Vicodin which helped but has its own side effects. After...
    ... etc. Personally, I think taking tiny pieces of Vicodin is better for me -- and I can take it on an as-needed...

  49. Emergency Dental visit tomorrow..HELP, PLEASE!!!
    ... of a chronic pain patient. They usually only give vicodin 5/500 in increments of 12, some may do percocet 5mgs...

  50. anyone taking or know about Opana ER
    ... also causes CNS depression. If you drink too much on Vicodin it can kill you. They just can't be as specific and...

  51. Saturday is my appt and i need help!!!!!
    ... Well ive been on the patch for a year and a half, and vicodin es twice a day. I started at 50mg and last oct went ... this, and i would just like for him to increase my vicodin to 3 times a day that way when the patch stops working...
    ... diagnosed with my condition, a doc started me out on Vicodin and that only provided somewhat relief for 1-2 hours...

  52. Vicodin Question ???
    ... primary care doctor? There are stronger doses of vicodin , but if you have already gone from a lower dose to ... it might be better to use something other than the vicodin because vicodin is an instant release medication and...
    ... Just to add. I was worried at first to try vicodin but so far so good... no side effects or feelings...
    ... repeat your story. If you are going to be taking the vicodin on a long term, daily basis, it might be a good idea ... to ask your doctor about using Norco instead of the Vicodin . Norco has less of the APAP in it. Instead of 7 ... .5/500 that the vicodin has, the norco has a dose that is 7.5/325. I...
    ... better. Do you also think I should perhaps ask about vicodin 10's instead of the 7's , maybe they will keep me...
    ... release) medication, because even the higher dose vicodin or Norco will only last in keeping the pain level ... are a couple of people on here that use a compounded vicodin made as an extended release. Maybe they will see ... willing to try something like that and allow you the vicodin to use if you get breakthrough pain. I do know that...

  53. Vicodin vs. Percocet
    ... both narcotics. However, a doctor can only call in Vicodin to the Pharmacy. The patient has to have an actual ... fill for Percocet. Percocet has No Refills, where Vicodin can have refills. Someone else here may know more...
    ... Vicodin is a "hydro"codone along with lortab and many other...
    ... experience Percocet helps with the pain a lot better than Vicodin . Is your pain getting worse? I know that my dr tried...
    ... asked for stronger meds, but instead of changing from Vicodin to something else, he wanted to put me on Prednisone...

  54. Need some advice please
    ... ones that MD's tend to question. Also, Lortab and Vicodin are the same thing. Maybe it was a different dosage...
    ... Yes,the vicodin was 7.5 and the lortab are 10/500.At first he asked...

  55. Need Advice Again Please.
    ... Here are my medication issues/questions. I am taking Vicodin 5/500 in the interim until the Neurontin works (for ... . 7-8 usually on scale). Most days I take 2 to 3 Vicodin for pain and it also really helps my post gallbladder ... about twice every 8-10 days. I take two pills of Vicodin every 6 hours. It helps, but not completely and b ... pain relief, etc. I hope this makes sense. Btw - Vicodin 5/500 is far superior to Stadol NS. I took that for ... otentially bad (which I'm a believer), why is it a C-IV and Vicodin 5/500 is C-III or is that just a meaningless technicality...

  56. Need Advice Again Please.
    ... Here are my medication issues/questions. I am taking Vicodin 5/500 in the interim until the Neurontin works (for ... . 7-8 usually on scale). Most days I take 2 to 3 Vicodin for pain and it also really helps my post gallbladder ... about twice every 8-10 days. I take two pills of Vicodin every 6 hours. It helps, but not completely and b ... pain relief, etc. I hope this makes sense. Btw - Vicodin 5/500 is far superior to Stadol NS. I took that for ... otentially bad (which I'm a believer), why is it a C-IV and Vicodin 5/500 is C-III or is that just a meaningless technicality...

  57. Need Advice Talking to my Doc~
    ... guess your doc wouldn't feel comfortable rxing 2-7.5 vicodin every 6 hours because that would be taking 8 pills...

  58. Headaches & stomachaches everyday
    ... limit and was taking high doses over the counter, plus vicodin and I started to feel sick for a couple of days and ... and can put your mind at ease. I know when I took Vicodin and Tramadol together, I would get sick and feel weird...

  59. What is the deal with Methadone?
    ... their surgeon or GP is no longer comfy prescribing Vicodin or percocet. Many PM docs don't use opiates on any...

  60. Don't feel right
    ... I take muscle relaxers, Lyrica and anything from Vicodin to Percoset. I was on Ultram but it made me feel...

  61. How do you cope?
    ... If I let it, it just consumes me, even with the vicodin , it's always there, waiting for the middle of the...

  62. Gabapentin and Venlafaxine
    ... going to go off it as it doesn't help. I started on Vicodin and am now on Percoset 7.5/325mg 2 to 4 times a day...

  63. from ultram to Vicodin??
    ... over a year. He called in a new prescription to start Vicodin ... I am totally out of the ultram and going to pick ... up the vicodin right now. I had asked about slowly coming off the ... this weekend ..plus I am also nervous of being on Vicodin , I read a lot about it on these boards ....:)...
    ... well i for one love the pain relief i get with the vicodin . it is simply hydrocodone and tylenol. when i first ... withdrawals are going to be an issue because i believe the vicodin will replace the ultram and i think you will be fine...
    ... is the other way around. Doctors take a person off vicodin and put them on Ultram because ultram is nonnarcotic ... my opinion, ultram is a very weak pain killer, and vicodin is stronger, so you shouldn't be experiencing withdrawls...
    ... your pain levels increasing and the doctor felt that Vicodin would be a better choice? Either way, the one thing ... stave off any kind of nausea. If you've not taken Vicodin before, or very often, it can tend to make you a bit ... allergic and broken out in hives each time I took it. Vicodin is great for breaktrhough pain and has never given ... more thing to remember. The acetaminophen in the Vicodin isn't so great on the liver, so if you are going to ... does liver screens. Because I take Norco (same as Vicodin , but less aceptaminophen) my doctor has me go for...
    ... thanks all for the replies.. I took my first vicodin at 4pm and just took my next one at 8:30pm. Wellllll ... finally took. I most likely will start out low on the vicodin and than have to increase my strengths, right ??Thanks...
    ... Hey Queeneee- I'm glad things are ok with the Vicodin so far. It has proven to work wonders at keeping ... less of the tylenol in it? Instead of 500mgs in the Vicodin , Norco has 325mgs. My PM doctor wanted me on hydrocodone...
    ... unlikely to cause withdrawl, and even if it did the vicodin is so much stronger and would eliminate any withdrawl...
    ... quickly, but that will be tempered greatly by the vicodin . You may feel a little bit like you're catching something ... t believe it'll be too bothersome. Just use the vicodin as prescribed and you'll be OK. I hope the vicodin...

  64. Pain Meds - Newbie - Help Appreciated!
    ... s ... hereditary luck!) - who recently prescribed Vicodin 5/500 to hold me over until new GE could diagnose...
    ... well for me for anything. That is probably why the Vicodin 5/500 doesn't help much for the attacks. Hopefully...

  65. Advice in talking with Pain Management Doctor
    ... that ONLY taking a 5-6 or so tylenol or percocet or vicodin per day is safe. It is definetely not safe alkthough ... day ( it's a tweleve hour drug ????) and 200 - 300 Vicodin es or percocets "for breakthrough pain" . WHen patients...
    ... me with, I specifically told him that for BT pain, Vicodin helped bring my levels down to a 4-5 range which was ... medications that my body just will not tolerate, and Vicodin has never given me any kind of loppy feeling. He...

  66. Mr. Pain
    ... from my hip to my big toe. My regular Dr. gave me Vicodin for the pain relief this I have taken alot for my ... could drive a truck through" I Currently take for vicodin a day and now he says thats to much. I am a very ... worse taking way to many over the counter meds or four vicodin (and sometimes four is not enough ) I'm a very handy...
    ... At this point they may be able to give you enough vicodin to allow you tokeep up with the younger folks and...

  67. Lorcet Question
    ... prescribed Lorcet for me to take. In the past both Vicodin and Codeine have made me very nauseous, so he also ... that you shouldn't take vitamins with drugs such as Vicodin . Why? Should I be concerned with taking vitamins...
    ... Lorcet and Vicodin are the same thing. They are both hydrocodone. It...
    ... lorcet, lortab, vicodin , norco, are all hydrocodone/apap. i have been on...
    ... if i am not mistaken vicodin is hydrocodone and tylenol lorcet is hydrocodone and...

  68. 2 Questions that I'd love some input on!
    ... filled my BT meds. The dentist wrote me a script for vicodin . This scenario is well covered in my PM contract ... the PM office know what's up. But trying to get 12 vicodin filled the same day you fill 120 30 mg roxi has the ... explaining his policy and why I would need those 12 Vicodin to some pharamcist that didn’t feel I needed the ... Vicodin . JMO, You might want to let your docs office know ... pain than making a spectacle of chewing a handful of Vicodin when one Oxycontin taken corectly would likely do...

  69. P.M. initial appt.
    ... everything available before any PM doc gave me so much as a Vicodin for pain. At 4 months, there is still a good chance...

  70. Coping at work
    ... if so how do you cope? I take ultram, lyrica and vicodin or percoset and still is hard to be focused and I...

  71. After Steroid Injections
    ... getting worse. I have been on different med - now Vicodin when the pain isn't too bad and Percoset when it get...

  72. Could use some guidance
    ... started out on Soma 350mg TID (3 times per day) and Vicodin ES QID (4 times per day). That worked for a while...

  73. Suggestions?
    ... injection the pain is returning. I have been on ultram, vicodin , percoset - two different doses and pain patch. The ... has settled down so I am now managing on ultram and vicodin . I forgot to mention I have to work for two more...

  74. Is it possible to get a bad batch of medicine?
    ... I have been prescribed vicodin (hydros) for a herniated desk and spinal stenosis...

  75. 7 years with same doctor now he is leaving
    ... and compassion. He maintained me on a low dose of vicodin 5/500 4 times a day for years but in the last year...
    ... NO problem writing your prescripting for only a few vicodin 5/500's a day. That is a very low dose in terms of...
    ... you said "He maintained me on a low dose of vicodin 5/500 4 times a day for years but in the last year...