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  1. how large a habit warrants suboxone?
    ... before I plunge in. Does anyone know if a 4-6 day vicodin 7.5 habit qualifies an addict for suboxone treatment...

  2. Today is supposed to be my first day w/o hydrocodone, I'm so afraid of w/d
    ... I can tell you what the protocol for getting off vicodin is. Some things you may be able to get, others, depends ... you take about 3 darvocet when you first stop the vicodin . I've seen them give this to people who were withdrawing ... from vicodin and I thought not fair - becasue at the time - I was...

  3. On the cusp???
    ... am a long'time user of prescribed opiates (mostly vicodin ). I recently was put on the 25 mcg. patch and "freaked...
    ... you are very much within the recommended dose for vicodin (for pain and other disorders). At this point, if ... IMO. However ... if you find yourself upping the vicodin s, building up a tolerance and taking more and more ... mind if abstinance remains to much for you or your vicodin intake gets out of hand. Kitty...

  4. What have I done?
    ... cold turkey from a very heavy and quite expensive vicodin , percocet and oxycontin addiction. It all started ... with a trip to the dentist and walking out with 30 Vicodin ES's. Up until that day, I honestly had never heard ... of Vicodin and more importantly never tried it. Well it sure ... didn't take me long to go from Vicodin , to percocet and then to Oxycontin. I can't even ... person that first introduced my 25 year old daughter to Vicodin . It wasn't intentional, I was helping her out because...

  5. Feeling so blue today.....
    ... able to get it, I relapsed also and I was on 10-15 vicodin a day and went on the subooxone and had NO withdrawels...

  6. THIS IS DAY 4 WITHOUT VICS
    ... pills...how insane is it to take 30 lortab 10's or 30 vicodin e.s. at one time...with no water...to search for the...

  7. do you really understand pain meds/consequences
    ... being with my kids,ect. It starts with one lortab, vicodin ,percocett,oxcycontin,fentanyl,whatever evry 4-6 hrs ... ..and it all started cause i hurt my back and got vicodin 5mg.what a joke those were. bump up to the ten mg...

  8. The alcoholic in me
    ... reflective thoughts for me. I'm presently dealing with a vicodin relapse, but since you were talking about alcohol ... life. Unfortunately - a back injury introduced me to vicodin and other opiates ... that will always be my DOC ...

  9. buprenex vs methadone vs withdrawals
    ... again. Then in 1990 i hurt my back.Started with couple vicodin a day,few lortab here and there...still dabbled with...

  10. What's with you HAVE to taper or else?
    ... I don't have doubts that I'll be able to trash the vicodin s, but will I go back to my low useage of darvocets ... an even sillier mind -frame. I have about enough vicodin to last until next Friday - unless I "taper" real...

  11. Need To Stop...Seriously!
    ... I found it not long ago myself after relapsing on vicodin . Someone mentioned that until you WANT to stop ... a little while and see. I also originally started vicodin because of a back injury. When I knew I had to stop ... was less than it was when I was actually taking the vicodin - and it turned out I didn't need the pain medication...

  12. THE END OF THE ROAD
    ... I HAVE BEEN TAKING VICODIN FOR OVER 2 YEARS NOW, AND I WENT TO MY DOCTOR AND...
    ... South... Several years ago, I was taking too many vicodin (built up over time) for a chronic pain problem. ...
    ... A PROMISE TO MYSELF, I WILL NEVER ASK FOR OR TAKE VICODIN AGAIN, I DON'T CARE HOW MUCH PAIN I AM IN. I HAVE...

  13. Presently and when I detox
    ... Kitty here... Still using the last of the refills of vicodin (about 100 left or so). As some of you know, I posponted ... beginning tomorrow (especially after all the $$ I spent on vicodin from the online pharmacies this month [img]http: ... The 2nd question; even though I'm still taking the vicodin s, I'm feeling almost as if I'm having withdrawals...
    ... be as intense as it was after 3 years of oxycontin/ vicodin as of 5 years ago. I went through this with darvocet ... after 2 months so I relapsed ... why I relapsed on vicodin is a whole other story ... Kitty ...

  14. I'M BACK!!!!
    ... her swing for a couple hours and I would be high on vicodin and just doing absolutely nothing. I'd probably be...

  15. went to the doc today
    ... so I don't know your story- are you addicted to the vicodin and trying to stop? If so, those oxycontin have a...

  16. Am I the ONLY one??
    ... learned alot from the folks on this board, I first took vicodin es for like a month when I had knee surgery a few...

  17. I blew it
    ... similar to yours...why start this when I'm going to have vicodin left ??? I knew that some were coming tomorrow ... month - that's it !!! No more. As for today; no vicodin ... but as I mentioned I DO have darvocets which is ... what I was taking prior to relapsing on vicodin ; and I have been taking a few of them today which...

  18. How many of you???
    ... 1st day outpatient treatment - to try and nip this vicodin relapse sooner rther than later ... and I'm depressed...

  19. WHAT IS BREAKTHROUGH PAIN
    ... I WAS IN A CAR ACCIDENT AND DOCTOR GAVE ME VICODIN FOR THE PAIN. I AM ADDICTED TO IT BUT HAVE CUT DOWN...
    ... you are allowed to take an instant release med like vicodin or percocet. I hope this helps you some. Autumn...

  20. migraines and addiction
    ... however I can. The pain is horrible. I have taken vicodin and percacet for 5 years to help suppliment the imitrix...

  21. My status - was a little desperate today
    ... should probably sooner than later ... at least for the vicodin s. 8 months ago; I went to this same place to detox ... and I relapsed back on darvocet ... altho unlike vicodin , for what it's worth...I am able to control my darvocet ... intake (ie. 8/day) unlike vicodin which seems to call me every 3 hours now.... So ... -- I did expect one more refill today for the vicodin and knew I was going to be finished by tonight and ... know the protocol for...) and then the last batch of vicodin s will arrive ...i cancelled the others. Also, in...

  22. last dose 34 hours ago and waiting for the PERFECT STORM
    ... prescribed monthly scripts; (180 percs and/or 150 vicodin es) along with attn. def. syndome: (40 aderralls/amphetamin ... than a month .... he yelled a bit then called in 150 vicodin es's. We're off to the races again and life is good...

  23. Just started Suboxone Today!
    ... detox clinic on Monday ... for my recent relapse with vicodin . They also will actually begin implementation of...

  24. thinking......
    ... the company doctor for comp. issues. He had me on Vicodin ES and Ultram for 5 years - one day he finally says ... "Gee Dawn - we should get you off the Vicodin . It can be addictive" Well gee doc - no sh*t Sherlock ... by the state, so my GP took over. When I told him Vicodin didn't do much anymore, he put me on Oxycontin 40...

  25. Buprenorphine or detox? Need advice....
    ... Kitty here. As some of you may know, I relapsed on vicodin several weeks ago. I went through 60, then stopped...
    ... cowboy, First of all, this vicodin relapse has just been this month. It went very quickly ... been my pattern this month; at first I just got 60 vicodin . Finished those in a little over a week; didn't have ... sorry I ever relapsed; I do remember how horrible vicodin withdrawals can be 5 years ago, but my habit was much...
    ... an outpatient clinic I know here. I stopped the vicodin once, and stayed away for many many years. So, I ... believe I can stop the vicodin . Then again, i was taking darvocets in the interiim ... (altho they're not as hooking so to speak) as the vicodin s. So, even if i could just get off the vicodin at...
    ... 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...

  26. Is ritalin safe?
    ... I'm a recovering 3 year vicodin / oxycontin/ opoid addict (441 days, woo hoo!) and...

  27. Hey Philster
    ... of duragesic (fentinal) is like taking 30-40 10mg vicodin a day, I think the did an equivalency for my intake...

  28. Fatigue from Lortab's
    ... energy drinks the first 2 days of withdrawls from vicodin 18 a day.My friend brought me over a drink called...

  29. I don't think I'm ready
    ... you responded so supportively to my relapse...with vicodin . As expected, I did run out as of Sunday - I went ... darvocets (which is what I was taking before I ordered the vicodin , my DOC from 5 years ago; beginning with a pain-related...

  30. I fell..
    ... you study addiction... Today, is my first day of no vicodin after a 3 week binge....soo, I'll probably be posting...

  31. Weaning off the patch
    ... to stay on the duragesic patch (25mcg) and wean off Vicodin . In my eyes, I was was just adding to the addiction ... 48 hrs ago and I feel horrible. I still have some vicodin and lots of herbal remedies. I am trying to avoid...
    ... the patch every 3 days. I would suggest using the vicodin to taper with. Luckily you were only on the 25s. Set...
    ... use the duragesic patch every 3 days, and taper your vicodin dose, you should follow w/ the valium and maybe some...

  32. 1-2 pills per day
    ... for neck,shoulder pain for the last month. I was on vicodin since August 2002 and switched to stronger Lortab ... and a half.One lortab is about the strength of 1 1/2 vicodin . The # of hours are between doses. I was wondering...

  33. To all the Ladies, past & present addicts
    ... female problems" I have experienced. I was addicted to vicodin for about a year, then Percocet, and now I'm trying ... happened to anyone else? Now, if I take even one vicodin or percocet, my heart races and it has a rotten effect...

  34. What am i doing to myself?
    ... withdrawals (after the night) and of course took 2 vicodin ...so I could relax. I only have 20 left...and I feel...

  35. Soma for wds?
    ... to 50 a day,and if I didn't have them, I would take Vicodin ES around 40/day.I tried the Soma, first just took...

  36. Trying to detox from hydrocodone
    ... My MD has switched me from Vicodin 7.5 about 5 per day. I was experiencing very uncomfortable ... works differently and that my discomfort is from the vicodin withdrawals. I'm concerned that I'm taking more opiate...

  37. Excuses I use to have Another
    ... I am monitoring the crap in my head and the vicodin chatter as well as all the things that I know will...

  38. just a thought
    ... have hydrocodone here in Canada though I have tried Vicodin a friend of mine from the States came to visit and...

  39. Drug Spellings
    ... spelled alot to but who knows if I can spell it either. Vicodin Is that it? Anyone? lol Thanks Shonn I needed this...
    ... the link for drug info I found the spelling to be vicodin . This post reminds me of a night out I had when I...

  40. What am i doing?
    ... Hi- i had relapsed recently - on vicodin . Got 60 from one of those online pharmacies; at first ... destructive-remember the nightmare I had of many years of vicodin addiction several years ago. Then 90 more....as i ... he remembers what i went through 5 years ago with vicodin /oxy addiction...in patient detox, etc. He reacted...

  41. Is Ultracet addictive?
    ... I am trying to stop taking my Vicodin b/c I am so worried about addiction. My dr. gave...
    ... because you have withdrawal symptoms after you stop the vicodin or lortab does not mean you are completely addicted...

  42. What do you take and why?
    ... t see one. What do you take? Why? I have taken Vicodin and Tylenol#3 for chronic headaches as well as abdominal...

  43. First post on board. Unsure where to start w/things.
    ... about the last 4.5 years. I have taken Codeine and Vicodin in the past. My dr. recently decided to take me off ... of the Vicodin , (I was going through 15 tablets in about 10 days ... loss as to what to do. Am I alread addicted to the Vicodin ? It does help my headaches, but I admit I don't mind...
    ... about 4 years I would only take 1 a day or 1/2 of a vicodin in the a.m. and a half in the afternoon....but lately ... said he wanted to switch me. When I don't take the Vicodin I don't get the jitters or the shakes. But I admit ... I do think about it. I think "Oh, I wish I had a vicodin ". But not to the point where I would ever try to...

  44. My heart is acting crazy - I have so many questions
    ... about six a day. For the past two years I was taking Vicodin . I worked up to about 6 a day. I know it doesn't ... didn't know if it was withdrawls or if me taking a Vicodin now and then was causing this heart thing. Now I ... also still take the Ultram and a friend gave me a vicodin the other day and my heart just freaked. So have...
    ... do with a reaction or a withdrawl. I used to LOVE vicodin . Now if I take one I am just a complete mean ***...

  45. addicted or dependant??
    ... Everyone! I had a fusion, L4-L5, S1 in January. I'm on Vicodin ES and Soma. I have been on the Vicoden for several...

  46. am i addicted?
    ... but my husband has a pill addiction (hydrocodone, vicodin , basically anything he can put his hands on). please...

  47. Why do we with Cp try and Detox?
    ... just had major surgery no one questions you taking a Vicodin , or Percocet. But if you "just" have a headache,...

  48. re:Autumn Angel
    ... down. You might be having a challange right now with Vicodin Addiction. But that does not make you a loser. You...

  49. Against ALL ODDS.......
    ... a Pm doc? If not I think you should get one and if Vicodin is what works for you then they should give it to...

  50. catch22
    ... being I think someone very close to me is addicted to vicodin , or at this point anything he can get his hands on...

  51. Don't you just love Veggies?
    ... enough to sleep. What are you detoxing from again? Vicodin ? They dont have that here in Canada but I have tried...

  52. Darvocet for W/D...like Methadone?!?!?!?!?!
    ... the withdrawal symptoms of a stronger opiate (like vicodin , oxycontin, etc). It does ease some of the symptoms...

  53. Succumbed to escaping...
    ... very often.... I used to have a big addiction to vicodin /oxycontin several years ago. I stopped, but was taking ... -- they didnt seem to grab their hooks in me like vicodin s did. Lately ... I have been very depressed; lonely ... like drinking... I started wishing that I could find vicodin or have a little for a little while (I know..I know ... could not believe it myself but I was able to buy vicodin (I used to do that...but that went under) -- 60 of...
    ... From what you said the problem doesn't seem to be the vicodin , or the withdrawel from it. You say you are lonely...
    ... perhaps unwilling to throw out the 60 (now 45 I think) vicodin s that I have. So, I have been taking them, although ... the strong one in the family... When i'm out of the vicodin ...I will not order more (it's expensive plus I do ... remember the withdrawals many years ago after the vicodin /oxycontin addiction). It was horrifying. I still...
    ... numb myself to it. I have been through 2 years of Vicodin addiction, I was clean for several months at one point...
    ... are out there. I didn't even think you could get " vicodin " until I got an E-mail and out of curiosity and at ... to control my intake (uinlike my experiences with vicodin !!!). In the past, I had opportunities to get vicodin...

  54. Withdraws from the patch????
    ... pain condition. You should be relying more on the Vicodin than the patch. Is the abdominal problem you had corrected ... Lorcet 10/500 (10 mgs of hydrocodone as opposed to Vicodin 's 7.5) or maybe percocet - just until the surgical...

  55. HAS ANYONE WROTE THERE OWN SCRIPTS?
    ... MY FRIEND IS ADDICTED TO VICODIN AND OTHER PAIN KILLERS. THESE DOCTORS GIVE HER THE...

  56. Clean for 2 days, need support
    ... I have been off of Vicodin for 2 days. I don't know if I am going to make it...

  57. liver enzymes up what do I do for pain?
    ... percocet 5mg before and my dr. told me that percocet and vicodin are similar but vicodin is not as strong as percocet ... . I switched to lortab (2 times the strength of vicodin ) because 5 mg of hydrocodone wasn't enough. I guess...
    ... OOpppss I didnt answer your other question Vicodin is 5mg hydrocodone/500mg tylenol and percocet is 5mg ... dont want that. Good luck. Autumn. So I dont think vicodin and percocet are near the same thing cuz they are...
    ... knowledge Hydrocodone is not available on it's own. Vicodin has Tylenol (hydrocodone/acetaminophen) 5/500, 7.5 ... of oxycodone 5, 7.5, 10mgs just like Percocett and Vicodin without anything else. There are all kinds of other...
    ... Hydrocodone, so Percocett is slightly stronger than Vicodin ........Just thought I'd share. :)...
    ... no tylenol similar to that strength. I asked about vicodin (5 mg of hydrocodone) comparison to percocet because ... the lortab is twice the strength of vicodin . Shon said "5 mgs Oxycodone works out to something ... Hydrocodone, so Percocett is slightly stronger than Vicodin ". If percocet is 4.2 mg of hydrocodone than it will...

  58. Hydro Withdrawal
    ... Muscle Spasms I have been off Vicodin for 18 days now. I was taking them daily for about...

  59. First time posting...here goes
    ... herniated disk, I also have DDD. I started out taking Vicodin 5/500, and went up to oxycocdone, I recently started...

  60. Hydrocodone no longer working
    ... 320 mg?? How many is that?? I know Vicodin is 500mg/5mg isnt it? I was taking alot of percocet...

  61. Risky?
    ... oxycontin that contains oxycodone...we dont even have Vicodin . Let me know what you find out I wish I could offer...

  62. hello new here
    ... sum it up im ashamed i relapsed i started to take vicodin and percs again at 5 per day for about a mont now...
    ... good about this. well im currently takeing about 5 vicodin or percs a day you figure it whouldnt be to bact to...

  63. Ice,xanax,High BP,Painkillers-What to do?
    ... that time I have had my little love affair with the Vicodin ,Lortab and other similar happy pills. Now for the ... I will do this week. I went and bought myself 20 Vicodin this morning because I am afraid to touch the ice...
    ... and frankly, what concerns me is that after ice, the Vicodin does not do anything for me at all. Hopefully that...

  64. i'm new/vicodin story
    ... found this board after getting smart and typing in " vicodin withdrawals" on-line. i'll see if i can make my story ... this year. to sum this all up...i've been taking vicodin off & on (way more on than off) for almost a year...
    ... what you are going through. Keep this in mind re: Vicodin ; although you can feel great, etc, that feeling will...
    ... you need to mention that you have had trouble with vicodin . Lots of people can't take this stuff due to side...

  65. How do I taper off pain meds?
    ... and one hernated disc. I origianlly started taking 1 vicodin 5/500 (5 mg of hydrocodone to 500mg of tylenol)every ... six hours. I was down to one vicodin per day a couple months ago but then had to get back ... 500 10mg hydrocodone to 500 mg tylenol) because the vicodin wasn't working as well for me. The dose was 1-2 lortab ... know how "addicted" I am. I know when I took plain vicodin 5/500 I tapered off from 4 a day to 3 a day and then ... 2lortab=5mg hydrocodone the following day and then 1/2 vicodin =2.5 mg hydrocodone (I still have a few left after...
    ... from a physical therapist who told me that taking two vicodin 5/500 a day (while I was still finishing up p.t. sessions...
    ... patient what they were taking for pain and she mentioned vicodin . My p.t. said "no you don't want to take that it's ... I was concerned about the amount of tylenol in the vicodin to which the first dr. told me I could take two at ... if needed. Another dr. just said that was a LOT of vicodin . I got scared at his response so I suffered more than...
    ... feeling. She told me at one time that a dr. gave her vicodin but she never took it and resorted to something else...
    ... therapy was over and I mentioned that I was taking two vicodin per day, she said "I put myself into a chronic pain...
    ... her since I've heard her tell other patients that vicodin is addicting. On another thought, I was thinking...

  66. oxycontin/hydro
    ... Oxycontin two years ago . . . he's now one week clean from Vicodin . I know it's not easy . . . my thoughts and prayers...

  67. hydrocodone withdrawl
    ... my husband is in his fifth day of withdrawals from Vicodin . He told me the 2nd and 3rd days were the worst ...

  68. Too many "Pill"Doctors around
    ... bought off the street. But is now coming off of Vicodin which he has bought from a couple of "friends" who...
    ... but still has relapsed a few times with Lortab and Vicodin . So his use is been more of a progression from alcohol...
    ... release oxycodone (without the tylenol) we dont have Vicodin or any type of hydrocodone. I tried 10 years of NSAIDS...
    ... Most people don't become addicted when they take Vicodin for post surgical pain--but because some people do...
    ... addicted...i know of someone who is addicted to 2 vicodin a day...he is dependant on them cause if he doesnt...
    ... addicted...i know of someone who is addicted to 2 vicodin a day...he is dependant on them cause if he doesnt...
    ... addicted...i know of someone who is addicted to 2 vicodin a day...he is dependant on them cause if he doesnt...

  69. Drum roll please.....*5* days and feeling great!!!....
    ... am lucky I didn't wind up in jail for the amount of vicodin I was getting. There was some thought that I was dealing...

  70. New here.....withdrawaling from Norco (hydrocodone)...
    ... Vicodin gives some people a feeling of euphoria, invincibility...

  71. determined to kick vicodin
    ... painkillers for 10 years now. I started out like you, on Vicodin and percs, went on to oxycontin, and now I've graduated...
    ... Just look for the key words - oxycodone, oxycontin, vicodin , lortab, etc. It helps to see what everybody else...
    ... them and they start to make me sleepy after awhile, vicodin pepped me up and made me feel great, and since I have ... no history of abusing anything but vicodin I don't think I'd have a problem with sticking to...
    ... well over a year for me to become addicted to the vicodin and start using it to get high. I took it off and...

  72. Has questions about percocet withdrawl timing!? Please could someone read this!!
    ... have chronic back pain and was taking way too much vicodin for too long. All those 5/325 and so on have some...

  73. Ok I have a question, and have to tell yall something
    ... Each night I'd take either Ambien, Sonata, xanax, vicodin or tylenol with codiene. So I was always switching...
    ... of meds. At various times I was on everything from vicodin , percocet, oxycontin, dilaudid, morphine, demoral ... besides taking up skiing). Starting off at 5/500 Vicodin I quickly progressed to Oxycontin in small doses....

  74. "like being chased by wild dogs" withdrawl
    ... tremendous pain, so I thought I would stay on the Vicodin . As everyone here knows, tolerance leads to more...

  75. 8 nights ....
    ... For 4 months I had used Ambien, Sonata, Codiene, Vicodin , or xanax to sleep. All legally prescribed for me...