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  1. This worked better than Thomas recipe for me! Maybe U2!!
    ... in fear these days of the pain of withdrawal from Vicodin ES. I have been taking them for about six months...

  2. NORCO WITHDRAWS
    ... wean myself off with something less like percs or vicodin and go from there. I talked to my doctor and it is ... if your like me and don't have access to percs or vicodin s. I want to quit too but everytime I run out all I...

  3. i'm new
    ... deals with prescription addiction.....i'm addicted to vicodin i have degenerative disc disease at L-5 s1 of my back ... need and infusion and he's the one who put me on the vicodin for the past 8 months then i found out my insurance...

  4. Been Looking for a Discussion Board....
    ... hi, i myself am addicted to vicodin for back problems but i got some REAL good advice...

  5. BEEN OFF FOR 5 DAYS
    ... lizzilee and stillfrommy, i am also trying to get off vicodin did ya'll get bad headaches and what did you take...

  6. Newbie here....? re: Hydro w/d symptoms
    ... this drug or abused it so maybe someday I can take a vicodin or something again with no problem, just like I have...

  7. Question for Sandra~
    ... on, he was sent home with a neverending script for vicodin and ativan and there it began, he has lost 200 pounds...

  8. main-lining buphenorphine
    ... Oldtimer, I went straight from opiates (I used vicodin the day before) to the suboxone without any problems...

  9. Would someone who knows PLEASE answer?
    ... the worst to get off. now i'm trying to detox from vicodin i've been on them for 7 months stupid me BUT they...

  10. slipped for 2 days...any advice?
    ... everybody is different; but I recenty relapsed and took vicodin for 2 months than stopped. I, also, was afraid of...

  11. little bit about me.
    ... sometime around 1995 or so, a "friend" introduced me to vicodin . I thought I had found nirvana. Here was something ... the ever increasing strength of meds I was taking ( vicodin to percocet to morphine to oxycontin). I got to...
    ... pothead for about ten years before being introduced to vicodin , which I received for about five years for FREE by...

  12. Hydrocodone Withdrawl
    ... Hi Royalty -- I am 28 days clean from a vicodin addiction that lasted over two years. I was taking ... put me on a schedule of gradual tapering from the vicodin . I wasn't sure I had the willpower to make it through ... extremely compassionate. He also told me I had to stop the vicodin immediately and he gave me several prescriptions to ... psychological and emotional -- of wanting to take vicodin and I imagine it will take awhile for those feelings...
    ... of wisdom and advice. Some would say, don't take 1 vicodin , another will say it's OK to take 1 so you don't feel ... take it, but that's just me. But usually to get off vicodin , that means getting off vicodin, unless you can manage...
    ... this for eeyore, i have been addicted to vicodin for 7 months i went to an ortho doc and he is wening...
    ... this is for bellegirl i have been on vicodin for 7 months i was taking 10 a day...i found a doc...

  13. question about suboxone
    ... example, since I'm on suboxone, if I were to take some vicodin or percocet, I wouldn't feel them no matter how much...

  14. Please Help Me With This Addiction!
    ... being in pain. I started out with the lowest form of Vicodin , to the highest. Then I went to Lorecet which finally...
    ... Newbie -- I am 28 days clean from a vicodin addiction that lasted over two years. Even though ... it was "only" vicodin and not as strong as the percocet, I was taking as ... put me on a schedule of gradual tapering from the vicodin and encouraged me to tell my husband. Let me tell ... compassionate. He also told me I had to stop the vicodin immediately and he gave me several prescriptions to ... psychological and emotional -- of wanting to take vicodin and I imagine it will take awhile for those feelings...
    ... crazy to a non-addict, but a part of me misses the vicodin ! I can't believe it's true, but my addicted, irrational ... extremely careful about. I have friends who take vicodin on occasion recreationally, and I know the time will ... that it would NOT be okay for me to take even one vicodin a year or two from now. It's a slippery slope toward...
    ... first experience with wd's after four years of use. Vicodin and Morphine were my downfall. I agree don't start...

  15. Vicodin Questions/Help
    ... specialize in detoxing people from narcotics, including vicodin . I know because I am 29 days clean from a vicodin ... the first few days. You are SO right to get off the vicodin now. It can quickly escalate if you're not careful...

  16. addiction?
    ... How do I know if I am addicted to vicodin or take to much. I only take one or two a day becuase...
    ... sometimes..not always. Tolerance builds up quickly with vicodin , and before you know it, you'll want to take more ... pain. Anyway, this is how I started. Back pain. Vicodin s maintained at 6/day for the longest time; but it...

  17. HELP re Bup finale to MS Contin taper (????)
    ... about 35 mgs of methadone, maybe 60 mgs Oxy & 10.5 Vicodin , so far. I began at several hundreds of mgs more ... or no problem. I also used to stop around the clock vicodin (5 mgs) every month for the days my pain was bearable...

  18. day 3
    ... going to 2 tabs sometimes 3 evey 4 hours. but to me vicodin is like speed it amps me up pretty good and i like...

  19. Kitty...are you there??
    ... we are in similar places. I actually ran out of vicodin as of Sunday, and haven't had anything since then...

  20. medication for withdrawals
    ... not afford the patches along with the valium and the vicodin script thanks "K" p.s. only took 3 vics today...

  21. Suboxone-a week later
    ... just me. But this did its job getting me off of the vicodin . I also want to say I have gone 4 days without taking ... suboxone and the withdrawels are nothing like vicodin withdrawels at all.I was able to function, I felt ... but not like the world was ending like you do with vicodin . I still would rather be tapered off that just quit...

  22. Percocet and OXY withdrawls
    ... and now i have quit. What is the difference between Vicodin and hydrocodone? Or what is Vicodin? ...

  23. what is a catapres patch?
    ... I am weaning myself from Vicodin Es. I was taking 7.5 Vicodin ES 4 times a day. I am ... wondered what it was? Also when I decided to stop taking Vicodin which I have taken since February because of severe ... I don't know if this is coincidence of because of vicodin withdrawal. Doesn't seem to be any infection that ... One web site did have a not that withdrawal from vicodin could cause utering irritation. Don't know if I should...
    ... Hi, It doesn't sound like vicodin withdrawal to me...it sounds more like pain or problems ... that might have been covered up by your taking the vicodin . To be honest, you were taking a very small amount...

  24. You out there Percokitty???
    ... darvocet that I have not used since I relapsed on the vicodin ; so I suspect that if just take those for awhile, ... it won't be so bad since I wasn't taking too many vicodin these past 2 weeks. What bothered me was the fact...

  25. what is addictive? vicodin & or the acetominophen that is in it?
    ... vicodin is the addictive part. acetominophen is just tylanol ... you take to high a dose. Usually you could take 2 vicodin pills every 4-6 hours as needed. So yes I would say...

  26. vicodens....
    ... decisions. Right now I think it's psychological, taking 1 vicodin here & there; it's the ritual and doesn't really do...
    ... that time I was taking oxycontin as well as about 30 vicodin per day. I went inpatient to detox and never used ... did it. It had been 5 years since I relapsed on vicodin s (darvocets aside). Go easy on yourself; try and...

  27. if you are on painkillers, please read...
    ... Percocet, Vicodin , Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Percodan, Lorcet, etc, contain...
    ... I know vicodin can affect one's liver, but how much vicodin and over...

  28. needing support!
    ... vicodin , i mean.... damn lots of posts huh?...
    ... vic is vicodin ....15 a day min. 750mg extra strenth i am 5' 8"...

  29. Subutex/Suboxone
    ... you want so much advise about it. Just get off the vicodin and darvocet and get on with your happy self. In...
    ... for now, I do intend to stop both the darvocet and vicodin and hopefully not relapse. I'm very glad the suboxone...
    ... for now, I do intend to stop both the darvocet and vicodin and hopefully not relapse. I'm very glad the suboxone...

  30. suboxone indecision
    ... yet so far away also. I'd rather be able to take 2 vicodin when I choose rather than take suboxone (I think)...
    ... Suboxone, sometime next week; I still am taking the vicodin ...don't know 'why' I need to finish them! Then there...
    ... The 2nd step is detoxing again - completely (no vicodin , no darvocets, etc.) and then finding out if the medication ... intravenous suboxone so the ritual stays the same! My vicodin will be gone by Monday. I have a chance to have a...
    ... to detox from what you are taking. I had 15 a day vicodin habit and I went 12 hours without taking it and did ... whatsoever. I also didn't feel any withdrawel from the vicodin at all. I have also gone a few days without taking ... will taper off of it. I have had no cravings for vicodin at all, in fact I don't even think about it. I went ... house the other day and there was a whole bottle of vicodin sitting there and I didn't want it at all, it takes ... living a much more normal life on this stuff than the vicodin . I am no isolating at all and it doesn't make you...
    ... to detox from what you are taking. I had 15 a day vicodin habit and I went 12 hours without taking it and did ... don't understand that ... because I was also on 15 vicodin a day not long ago; and I had awful withdrawals from ... because I know what it is like to withdraw from 15 vicodin per day; and it is not just psychological! It is ... affects on liver, etc. ****I have had no cravings for vicodin at all, in fact I don't even think about it*** It ... think that you should consider suboxone on only 6 vicodin per day; that's just my opinion. Thanks Kitty...
    ... in right away, I didn't feel withdrawels from the vicodin , I started on the suboxone 12 hours from my last dose ... of vicodin . Dan...
    ... sick at all. It kept me out of withdrawel from the vicodin totally. I am being honest that I have NO cravings...
    ... opiates... Wrong again Perco, I have tried to take vicodin two times and felt no withdrawel, it doesn't work...
    ... because you actually didn't go straight from taking vicodin to taking suboxone - you said you waited 12 hours...
    ... with what to do. You did say that if someone took Vicodin while on suboxone they will get sick, thats not true...
    ... suboxone 12 hours after his last dose of oxycontin and vicodin . He started going into horrible withdrawals 6 hours...
    ... sick I was from the constant withdrawal from 5 or six vicodin es. Basically, she said that In this state (Ohio...
    ... responses. And whoever said that if I was taking 6 vicodin or 6 darvocet a day, that I should not go on suboxone...

  31. vicodin addiction
    ... my mom is addicted to vicodin and she has been on it for several yrs. i just found...

  32. Thoughts on Addiction
    ... that 5 years ago when I first detoxed from oxycontin/ vicodin and became very interested in the field of drug addiction ... haven't lost material things, becuase I 'only' take 6 vicodin at this point, etc. You may perceive it that way...

  33. New Here
    ... thing. I was a big opiate user for over 6 six years - vicodin , oxys, heroin. I tried to quit so many times and...

  34. HOW IS EVERYONE DOING???
    ... Hi. I'm on the fence. I've been taking the vicodin - but not too many - altho this morning I woke up...

  35. 2 months on Vicodin - withdrawls?
    ... can understand how people can become so addicted to Vicodin . I really was more physically dependent, than mentally...

  36. what is propoxyphene w/aceta???
    ... few times a week. To me they are even better than vicodin because they still give you the well being feeling ... . I have only be taking vicodin for 3 months, and want to get off of them. It may...
    ... Not addictive???? Thank again. Prior to taking vicodin a I was taking 10-12/day and detoxing from them was ... worse than detoxing from the vicodin !!! They are indeed addicting. They may be weak ... and not give you the same buzz as vicodin , but they are just as addicting. I also know of a...

  37. Help please: After the drugs and wds
    ... off the the pills. As you may recall, I came off of vicodin with my life partner who was also addicted. I have...

  38. Depression & Relapse
    ... unable or unwilling to flush the current supply of vicodin - unlike the last. Maybe unconsciously I thought...

  39. Some thoughts and questions from a newcomer to this board
    ... I have been speaking, lately, of a relapse to vicodin . But my heavy use took place from about 1996-1998 ... , gradually increasing the vicodin , then being put on oxycontin (and I got vicodin on ... the side). To get the vicodin , I was doing risky things. I did get caught, however ... and I continued to abuse both the oxycontin & the vicodin up until the time I was in the waiting room ... I ... started to take those, and they were not like the vicodin but not bad, and so I started dabbling there. It ... 's only been recently that I turned to vicodin and had a relapse and I did go back and tell my PCP...

  40. ok, Subox, wellbu, sexdrive, anorexia
    ... only 3mgs subox and 1mg klon a day. I've started with vicodin about 4 years ago for back problems. then started...

  41. Slow Withdrawal
    ... you don't try and create one plan to cover both. The vicodin can be stopped cold turkey without life threatening...

  42. 6-12month contin abuser trying to detox
    ... want to mention - that during my recent detox from vicodin ; the clonidine made me sooo sleepy; that I spent most...

  43. not ready to quit
    ... did you get that?" and the PA responded, "from the Vicodin addict in curtain 3". I was appauled. When the Dr...
    ... Magazine on Matthew Perry discussing his 35-40 a day vicodin habit and almost feeling self-righteos...poor guy...

  44. One more thing....
    ... of Tylenol content on that. So, that's why regular Vicodin makes you sick. Just an FYI if anybody's interested...
    ... because it has a higher hydrocodone content. Regular Vicodin contains 5 mg. hydrocodone and 500mg. Acetomeniphen...
    ... because it has a higher hydrocodone content. Regular Vicodin contains 5 mg. hydrocodone and 500mg. Acetomeniphen ... matter the amount of HC? ::shrugs:: so you take 2 vicodin . Anyway at least you have morals so you're not...

  45. Without pills I don't want to do anything!!!!
    ... two kids. Wondering.....how do people live without Vicodin ? How do they have the energy to make it through the...
    ... than others on here that have gotten to like 20-30 vicodin ESs a day, just look at it that way!!! You can kick...

  46. sueadams - HopeForToday - SincerelyReallyStupid
    ... someone who takes Vicoprofen. Even though it's in the Vicodin family, it's different. Don't you think? As much...

  47. I did it !!!!
    ... scene where she's checking in and the nurse finds her Vicodin . Sandra shrugs her shoulders and says, "What? It...
    ... have this bad thought that I should have saved a few vicodin for my Birthday - IF I was alone...so sad. Kitty...

  48. Subutex & Subuxone are the answer
    ... After having a fractured tooth in 2002 I was back on Vicodin ES; I kept my intake pretty moderate at about 8 per...
    ... kidding? Do you mean there is something other than Vicodin that will help you "jump out of bed"? Even with Vicodin...

  49. Vicoprofen....my story
    ... I hate hangovers and why should I, I have Vic's. Vicodin entered my life due to a terrible car accident I was ... and the list goes on and on. When I started taking Vicodin 5/500, I only took (1) pill (on a rare occassion 2 ... This continued for two years. Then I stopped taking Vicodin all together. I went without Vicodin for two full ... could. I was also kind of leary about getting back on Vicodin . As it ended up I called the Dr. the next day begging ... to emphasize MILD, without saying, "don't give me Vicodin ". When I got to Walgreen's later that day, there ... medication. I have tried to switch back to regular Vicodin 5/500, but now, they kill my stomach and make me nauseaus...

  50. withdrawls from lortab
    ... lortab 10 are hydrocodone hydrochloride...same as vicodin , ect....the ratio of acetphimon(whatever) is different...
    ... I was on Norco which is basically 10mg version of Vicodin . I had gotten up to about 20 per day then switched...

  51. Hydro vs. OXycodone...
    ... this isn't outta line but I am so glad they dont have Vicodin in Canada. I have had my share of problems with Percs...
    ... Hi, I detoxed from both oxycontin and vicodin 5 years ago. It was god awful - altho I was sleeping ... sweating through most of it. I recently detoxed from vicodin -- and honestly, it wasn't as bad as I remember 5...
    ... Hi, I detoxed from both oxycontin and vicodin 5 years ago. It was god awful - altho I was sleeping ... sweating through most of it. I recently detoxed from vicodin -- and honestly, it wasn't as bad as I remember 5 ... use, etc. Kitty I'M HELPING MY FIANCE WITH VICODIN WITHDRAWAL, HE HAS BEEN ABUSING FOR ALMOST 2 YEARS ... MISERABLE, AND DEPRESSED. I HAVE ACESS TO 500 MG OF VICODIN AND ON DAY 3 OF THE EVENING I GAVE HIM 2 PILLS TO...

  52. Hey girls, Sin, Okie, So, etc
    ... posting? Sooready, ya know I stopped taking everything ( vicodin ) on June 26th!!!! So I'm only one day ahead of ya...

  53. Today.....
    ... can't expect to feel so-called "normal" ... AND the vicodin came in the mail today, right to the door. I looked...
    ... Y'all have a good night. Tonight I will NOT take a vicodin . That's promise. Kitty...

  54. Am I dancing with the DEVIL?
    ... Pez.. Hi - I too originally took vicodin for a pain thing (my back). Got addicted, got off ... through withdrawal from a stronger opiate such as vicodin . But, if you continue with the darvocet, you're likely...

  55. Mike99
    ... My story is pretty run of the mill - started with vicodin , ended up on oxycontin, dilaudid, etc. From the ages ... t get near oxys, I took mostly 10mg percocets and vicodin s. (I even abused a supposedly non-narcotic drug called...

  56. THOSE WHO TOOK VICODIN
    ... sedentary lifestyle -- but also I have this ritual - take " vicodin " first (on empty stomach) and followed up with lots...
    ... Vicodin , percocet, morphine - all made me "binge eat". I also...

  57. for OLDTIMER
    ... I have been on Vicodin for about 10 years. A total of about 320 mg.per day...

  58. Addiction and Age
    ... finances" but also because of chasing the dragon with vicodin s .. but there are certain medications that I refuse ... person ... that may not be possible at all. With vicodin - for me - I'd love to be able to have a vicodin or ... eating one potato chip!! FYI I recently relapsed on vicodin and ate them like candy for a month -- right now ...
    ... more than 2 per day so far). I also take about 5 vicodin 7.5 per day as prescribed for arthritis. Do I really...

  59. I'm finally ready to stop!!!???
    ... well, tomorrow is right upon me as I have used up 150 vicodin ES since June 26th (save for six). I get them every...

  60. Suboxone helped me with Opiate Addiction!
    ... a 34 year old female and I started out with using Vicodin s because they "made me feel good and happy and energized ... period, I progressed into addiction and was taking Vicodin , Norco, Percocet, Morphine, Fentanyl (Duragesic Patch...

  61. Counselors/group meeting
    ... feeling too anxious. But maybe I've just broken the vicodin relapse phase ..I hope so altho I think about getting...
    ... drug of choice really -- however -- prior to this vicodin relapse I was taking about 12/day of the darvocet ... the past month 1/2 -- found my old friend/enemy - vicodin - and felt this strong craving for it...so of course ... I stopped the darvocets and just took the vicodin . But i still have all the darvocets that I put away ... not sure...certainly doesn't give me the high that vicodin or percocets give..thank you for saying I'm not cheating...
    ... completely stopped. This time I am withdrawing from both vicodin (a 2 month relapse) plus darvocet (which I've taken ... yesterday -- so I'm hoping I can stay away from the vicodin and I'll deal wtih the few darvocet I'm taking in...

  62. vicoprofen withdrawls subutex?????
    ... a 34 year old female and I started out with using Vicodin s because they "made me feel good and happy and energized ... period, I progressed into addiction and was taking Vicodin , Norco, Percocet, Morphine, Fentanyl, Codeine (only...

  63. Hi all!!!
    ... bad last night I almost turned to my sister for some vicodin , but whew, I made it. It's been since June 26th....
    ... from Chicago, new to this site but a 7 year user of vicodin ES at 35 pills a day, yeah i got my story posted but...

  64. Last Pill(s)
    ... I stopped taking my pills on Sunday night, I took vicodin ES for 7 years, atleast 35 pills a day. When I attempted...

  65. My thoughts/fears
    ... life and how this all tied into it. I relapsed on vicodin after many years because of the deep depression I ... back to using them...and leave the real hookers - vicodin - alone. But i did think about that refill in my...
    ... only be relieved - for now - that I've broken the vicodin relapse cycle; got caught up in that - taking 15/day ... sniffling, sneezing, sweating altho when I was taking the vicodin I was sweating alot, nothing of the usual withdrawal...

  66. Getting off Narcotics
    ... if you look for my name on the main oage. I was on vicodin ES for 7 years at 35 pills a day and I also dipped ... you spoke about. Man oh man those things are like vicodin 's but they are like 1000mg instead of 750's so those...

  67. Progress - Lack of progress? Day 1
    ... necessary tools/medications that one would get for vicodin withdrawal, including vitamins; the list is long....

  68. NEW TO THIS BOARD
    ... give her. I do not take them, as I was addicted to vicodin before. But I understand your questioning, I am fine...
    ... give her. I do not take them, as I was addicted to vicodin before. But I understand your questioning, I am fine...

  69. Help With Quitting Hydrocodone
    ... knee. My situation is that the doctors started me on Vicodin and up the scale on that to Norco. I have been on...
    ... symptom and if I am having them.. I have been taking vicodin ES for a foot injury, I have taken it upon myself...
    ... medics explained many things about pain killers and Vicodin is like some others in that it contains Paracetamol ... overdose" level is only 7g/day. Work out what 20-25 Vicodin tabs contain and you are into serious overdose. ...

  70. is ultram good for w/ds????????
    ... everyone is different. I used ultram for withdrawls from vicodin ; 2-3 at a time 4x a day. For me it made it so I didn...
    ... i moved onto bigger and better things so i thought vicodin ED the big daddys...what a shame..but i am know off...
    ... "some" people with withdrawal. I was on a 6 year Vicodin or Oxy habit. I quit in 8 days and thanked God for...

  71. Do you think its w/ds or Klonopin
    ... you a little. As for my story, I was addicted to vicodin , percocet and oxy's for about 2 years. It all started ... with a trip to the dentist and a prescription for 30 vicodin ES. Up to that point I had NEVER even heard of vicodin ... use to, so I started taking 2 and 3 at a time. When vicodin didn't do the trick for me anymore I discovered percocet...

  72. chefob1......
    ... back at a country i was chef at...it started out as vicodin 5mg. 4 a day......got married,have two beautiful girls ... are taking pain meds...isnt it cool...i do a couple vicodin s every once in awhile....i try to tell them,it is...
    ... relapsed after doing so well. Have been on heavy Vicodin es use for a couple of weeks now and I swore I'd stick...

  73. suboxone and methadone question
    ... treatement. I have been on norco (extra, extra strength vicodin ) for about 2 years and other pain killers an additional ... before that. I have chronic fatigue syndrome and use vicodin for not only the pain but for energy. I have gone ... erscription) for a period of 2 months trying to get off the vicodin g and not knowing exactly what they were and then went ... for at least 2-3 weeks. However, i did return to the vicodin thinking i would never get addictied again- what a...

  74. Outpatient suboxone detox
    ... Can anyone tell me if this type of detox (from vicodin ) can be done on an outpatient basis? The places I...

  75. Drug test question. SOS!
    ... gif[/img] Can anyone tell me how long it takes for vicodin es to leave system for a drug test I may have to take...
    ... been on 15+? Have you tried detoxing? Is it plain vicodin or vicodin 7.5/? You know the weird part about this ... just an addict! He turned around and switched to vicodin es instead of percs. Hunh? I asked him for xanax to ... xanax but still prescribed (called into pharmacy) the vicodin 's. Go figure. I have a feeling, though that this is...