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  1. HAVE GOOD NEWS
    ... WELL YESTERDAY I ONLY TOOK ONE VICODIN . LAST WEEK AT THIS TIME I WAS TAKING 15-20 PER DAY...

  2. Update
    ... of rushed it and went flat 0 at 20 mgs per day of vicodin . It really took almost 3-4 weeks to get feeling normal...

  3. does vicodin withdrawel cause depression and panic attacks
    ... That is too fast to wean yourself off Vicodin ....10% per week of your current dose is recommended...
    ... Yes, one main effect opioid agonists (e.g., Vicodin , Percocet) has on the nervous system is blocking the ... neuropsychiatric problems. So when the drug, like Vicodin is discontinued large stores of this chemical are...
    ... WHY I JOINED THIS BOARD. HAVE ANY OF YOU GONE THRU VICODIN WITHDRAWEL, CAN YOU ALL SHARE YOUR STORIES WITH ME...
    ... WELL I HAVE SOME GOOD NEWS I AM DOWNTO 2 A DAY ON THE VICODIN . THE LAST FEW DAYS HAVE PURE HELL, BUT THANK GOD THERE...

  4. Need to talk to someone addicted to Ultram, fioricet or both
    ... other pain med I have tried. I gladly take it over vicodin or lortab any day. It also seems to last a lot longer...

  5. 5 days off the lortab
    ... now it's up to me. It's my decision. And believe me, Vicodin and Lortab and Perc's is where I started, about 10...

  6. Staying Clean From Vics.&Percs
    ... GRANDMA OF 3 GRANDSONS. I STARTED WEENING MYSELF OFF VICODIN LAST SATURDAY, I WAS TAKING 15-20 PER DAY. MY FINANCES...

  7. Help! Ozy/Xanax nightmare
    ... kidneys and liver...stay away from percoset..percodan... vicodin ...etc. Pain medication with no tylenol or asprin to...

  8. Darvocet Addiction
    ... medication like Dilaudid or Oxycontin or MSContin or Vicodin or Percoset!! Darvon? That's just a little stronger...
    ... medication like Dilaudid or Oxycontin or MSContin or Vicodin or Percoset!! Darvon? That's just a little stronger...
    ... Lorcet and Vicodin should help back pain...Darvocet is a waste of money...
    ... others work fine on my back. I know a guy who hates vicodin b/c it never did anything but make him sick. He can...

  9. since my last post,4 days ago
    ... I myself am on day 26 With no percs. vicodin or whatever I could get to stay in my comfort zone...

  10. Hydrocodone
    ... days. It is possible to become addicted in 6 days to Vicodin . Can he go to school or is the pain too severe? ...
    ... I agree with all the above. A vicodin buzz is a nice euphoric feeling - one he will like...

  11. OXYCONTIN HELP!!!!!!!!!!
    ... for 10 years now, Been on everything from Ultram, to Vicodin , to oxycontin, and now morphine. When you're in chronic...

  12. Hi I think maybe I have addiction prob?
    ... weeks ago my wisdom teeth came in and I was given Vicodin . I was told it would "knock me out". I was so excited...
    ... tthinkI have a problem really. I this week I have taken Vicodin , red wine, xanax, and codeine to feel good at bedtime...

  13. Help, heart pounding, Vic withdrawal
    ... Over an 18-month period I started taking a couple vicodin a day and eventually I was taking 5 to 6 Vicodin a ... little high, but that's it. I didn't tell them of my Vicodin use. Does anyone have any kind of history with this...
    ... my fiance, who was on similar doses, went through Vicodin withdrawal, he said the heart pounding lasted intensely ... after that. Just take it easy, recognize that the Vicodin is messing with your body, and if you get scared again ... ER. If you do return, however, tell them about the Vicodin . Believe me, they have seen many, many people go ... give you something to calm you if they know about the Vicodin . Finally, Vicodin withdrawal can be a dangerous thing ... re in any medical danger, they must know about the Vicodin . In fact, you should be in constant contact with ... withdrawals without quitting and going back to the Vicodin if you have professional help and guidance. Good...

  14. HYDROCODONE ADDICTION
    ... Hydrocodone ( Vicodin ) usually comes 5 mg or 7.5 mg or 10 mg. The 325 mg...
    ... to your sister's doctors. Strong medicines like Vicodin can stop killing pain and begin to mimic and exaggerate...

  15. Need Support getting off Norco, please!
    ... using pain meds for almost two years. At first it was vicodin and tylenol 3 for a fractured femoral neck while it...

  16. New here, Please, Please Help Me! I'm Desperate
    ... confused about being addicted to percocet if you took vicodin instead. The answer is yes. Although percocet is ... oxycodone and vicodin is hydrocodone they are all what are known as opiates...

  17. Differences in painkillers-An Intro
    ... Renee, If you have Vicodin in your cabinet and have the strength not to take ... them, FLUSH THEM DOWN THE TOILET IMMEDIATELY!!!! Vicodin , Lortab, Lorcet, Norco, (too many to name) all contain...

  18. The uglyness of my addiction

  19. Meds without acetaminophen???
    ... I have been taking Vicodin for 5 years now. I was in 2 bad accidents in 1997 ... because I like the burst of energy that I get from vicodin . I know there have to be other meds out there that ... anyone know if it's the hydrocodone or acetaminophen in Vicodin that give that burst of energy? Thanks again! ...
    ... acetaminaphen that is addictive, it's the codeine. Vicodin contains hydrcodone which is a synthetic opiate. ... thinking that you are addicted and want to stop using vicodin but are worried about the chronic pain, speak with...
    ... do suffer from chronic pain. I've stayed off of the Vicodin s for 2 weeks and yes I felt like hell, but the pain ... off a piece here and there to take. Just like the Vicodin s, I've been taking them for 5 years, but I only take ... energy (just from a little piece of one) than the Vicodin s do. And I guess that's what scares me. I'm worried ... those more or less dangerous for you as opposed to Vicodin ? They both help, and I would obviously take less of ... the Oxycontins, but are they more harmful than Vicodin s, on the liver and all? Most physicians don't even ... Dr if they are more harmful on your body than the Vicodin s. Do Oxycontins have hydrocodone in them? If so ... , it has to be the hydrocodone in Vicodin and Oxycontin that give me the energy??? I like ... would rate my pain a 9 on a scaled from 1-10. With the Vicodin s, I would say it's a 7. Thanks for listening! And...
    ... I have alternatly taken vicodin (hydrocodone) and percacet (oxycodone) for 5 years ... pain management. I have 500mg/pill of tylanol in my vicodin or percacet and I take 2 pills 4 to 6 times a day ... soon because I can't continue to take percacet and vicodin forever and they are only helping the pain a little...
    ... is a pharmacist and he compounds meds.They CAN make vicodin with little to NO acet/tylenol in them.They never ... use caffeine in vicodin unless the Dr asks for it to be compounded that way...

  20. addiction to oxycontin quickly getting worse
    ... that. I have said I use pain pills on a daily basis Vicodin and Darvocet. I try to limit myself to what I feel ... candy. I had to fight with my last DR. to get the Vicodin for my back pain. So how does this happen. I see things...

  21. Addiction to diet pills for energy - mother of 2 would like help
    ... energy, I am not overweight. I do occasionally take a Vicodin or Didrex if offered, but I do not seek these out...

  22. post-rehab life
    ... question is, if you have a addiction problem with, say, vicodin , and even if it started with you using it just medicinally...

  23. VICODEN addiction
    ... for the love of god man, if you've been taking vicodin that long, DO NOT just stop taking them. for one thing...

  24. questions about mental activity of lortab addict
    ... emotional ups and downs. I have been taking Loritab (and Vicodin ) for about 5 years, and going a day or two without...

  25. prescription pain meds, worried about addiction potential
    ... It was really, really hard. It still is. I crave Vicodin ALL THE TIME. My mouth waters for it. I love pain...
    ... has been for over 15 years. I took everything from Vicodin to using Oxycontin (SP?) and the Fentynal (SP?) patch ... . But, my favorite is Lortab/ Vicodin for sure. I tried stopping a number of times over...

  26. different angle
    ... to do just be careful. It's not like your everyday vicodin or even percocet. A friend- Mal...

  27. Trying to Stay Clean
    ... then, It only takes about 7 rough days to get off Vicodin ES, Even the amount your taking, But You HAVE to monotor ... xanax to help, but he said I had to quit taking the vicodin cold turkey and take those 3 medications and then ... turkey, or u will die, it is 100% more addictive that vicodin , they [ at the methadone clinic] had me believeing ... did, but I was substituting the methadone for the vicodin , If I was in your shoes [I wish I was just addicted...

  28. Methadone & Xanax, HELP ME!
    ... I am a 32 year old woman who was very addicted to Vicodin ES, I started taking them Oct. 1994, due to a severe ... Auto Accident, my Dr was giving me 80 Vicodin Es/every 10 days, my doseage instrusctions were: take...

  29. Dawn1973....Hello
    ... My pain has become unmanagable. I went from regular Vicodin to Vicodin ES. My doc says to take them and not worry...

  30. Vicodin, Valium, Soma - 3 years
    ... perfectly normal. Anyones body will build a tolerance to Vicodin after a while. If you read the literature, it says ... a long acting pain killer rather than short acting vicodin , therefore, you would not need to increase the dose...
    ... do is to keep giving out a short acting drug like Vicodin . That is immediate release so it produces a high,...

  31. Vicodin addiction
    ... welcome. I am in your situation right now. I am using vicodin for legitimate(sp?) problems, but there are days when...

  32. hey Squirrel!!!!
    ... major pain issues :( Unfortunately, my time off of Vicodin was short lived. the neck pain came back with a vengence...

  33. Withdrawl
    ... suffering from debilitating pain. I am also taking Vicodin . The 10 mg kind. It is the only thing that eases my...

  34. Hey Squirrel
    ... head. To all of you out there struggling with the Vicodin , there is hope. And yes, you can be one of those people...

  35. NO ENERYG!!!!
    ... maddness!!! I've had illness' during my life, but after vicodin , NEVER have I had this much depression, ZERO interest ... have. HOW LONG CAN THESE SUFFERINGS LAST????? Before Vicodin , I'd get up and ride my bike at 5AM before getting...
    ... maddness!!! I've had illness' during my life, but after vicodin , NEVER have I had this much depression, ZERO interest ... have. HOW LONG CAN THESE SUFFERINGS LAST????? Before Vicodin , I'd get up and ride my bike at 5AM before getting...
    ... that probably existed before you even began using Vicodin . Honestly, twenty seven days later, withdrawl should...

  36. Hey Squirrel
    ... still stuggeling with the pain and dependance on the Vicodin , but I am trying to manage as well as possible. Some...

  37. Stinking Cravings!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... I've been off of Vicodin now on 16 days!!! I have no energy, depressed like...
    ... am doing it too). I have managed to go from eight vicodin a day down to two and now I almost feel as though ... I am finally feeling like there will be life after Vicodin . I CAN go back to being the old Dawn who lived without...
    ... that my blood pressure is down. My problem is before Vicodin , I had bad anxiety, hypersensitive nervous system ... altogehter. I suffer with IBS and it's been worse since vicodin , but I knew also that vicodin makes IBS worse really ... klonopin for my IBS and nervousness, but since being on Vicodin e, it messed up the whole tolerance and doesn't work...
    ... Whatever you do, don't even think about starting vicodin again. You have come so far and it would be such ashame...
    ... having Fibro and IBS along with Irritable bladder. Vicodin put me on track, no more pain, working my job better ... about going back to work, and I'm not going back to Vicodin either!!! Need encouragement BAD!!!...

  38. I am so scared...
    ... dental problems got me started on painkillers. First Vicodin , then Vicodin ES, then Percocet. I CAN'T STOP TAKING...

  39. I'm addicted to Vicodin!
    ... to you for answering. Yes, I do need to be on the vicodin es, but I have been on it a very long time now. I...
    ... talk to your doctor about going back to just plain vicodin instead of the ES. Then you try and cut back to half...
    ... Thanks again for replying. I must be on vicodin es for a few more months as I have a second surgery ... help is probably minimal. I am truly scared! If vicodin es acts in the brain the same way as heroin won't ... to be thrown back into work while I'm addicted to vicodin es.. I mean they can't do that can they? Doesn't...
    ... psyching yourself out over this. I have also been on Vicodin for eight months or so and I will probably need it...
    ... Dawn, if you have been taking vicodin es for eight months and you have no problem with withdrawal ... now, and for the next few months. My grand total on vicodin by the time they begin to ween me will be eleven months...
    ... or to kill your pain? After a while, the effects of vicodin aren't the same, but in my experience it still takes ... hard collar for eight weeks. I have been taking the vicodin exactly as prescribed, I never increase it to get...

  40. LIFE AFTER VICODIN!!!
    ... what you are talking about. I myself was addicted to vicodin as well as "other" pain meds for about 3 years. The ... more time. But you know what? There is life after vicodin . The depression subsides, little by little. It really ... trying to adjust to the change, and it will. From one vicodin addict to another, DON'T GIVE UP!!! THINGS WILL GET...
    ... exhaust every option I can before surgery. I take vicodin now for pain and just last week I ran out. I refused ... a few months from now, you won't even think about vicodin and you will be able to function without it. If there...

  41. Vicodin_Queen
    ... here-still hurting-BAD. Now wonder there are so many vicodin addicts in the world. Who wants to feel like this...

  42. Addiction???
    ... I take 3 to 4 vicodin a day as prescribed. I worry being OCD about addiction...

  43. Can Someone Help Me Identify A Pill?

  44. vico,perc addicted 9yrs,HELP pls!Hopeless
    ... honey....I have been on Ultram for over 5 years now, Vicodin on and off for 6 years now as well. I have bone pain...
    ... feelings that Im having.Im still on the high doses of vicodin ...and right now,I cant fathom getting off those too...
    ... them,no ill side effects,i even started to lower my vicodin intake,i was staying positive,still trying to get ... all know,its a daily struggle.I can do it.As for the Vicodin ES,Im still using the 150pills and will probably need...

  45. Vicodin Addiction :(
    ... it. If your doctor has been prescribeing you the vicodin for this long then he knows you have real pain. Try...
    ... feel like an addict. I have never gotten loaded on Vicodin ~ I have never even taken a whole! I just don't want...

  46. Addicted to Ultram
    ... syndrome, which i have gone through with codeine and vicodin , etc. and would love to get off of the Ultram. Does...

  47. pain med addiction...and all it's glory
    ... again. Anyone else ever experience this when taking vicodin ? It sucks! Theirs no other way to put it. Your so ... look back at how my life was before I even knew what vicodin was and think of how happy my husband and I were with...
    ... You may have already done damage to your liver -- Vicodin is dangerous in large doses and for an extended period...
    ... once i didn't. I wish I had never been introduced to vicodin or any other pain meds. What I would give to just ... to know what was going to happen when I took that vicodin from my mom who said it would "perk me up a little ... will I ever be normal and happy again? ---without VICODIN ! I know their is life after addiction, it just seems...

  48. Opiate Withdrawl
    ... You didn't mention if you would still "have the vicodin available" after you do this detoxing at your sister...
    ... ultram, which I started to help wean myself off of Vicodin . Noone realized how addicting ultram really is, so ... than opiates and benzos! It did help my get off the vicodin , but now I have traded one drug for another. I am...
    ... there are always risks)It doesnt give you a high like vicodin does.Its more like a normal natural kinda high.Its...
    ... My boyfriend has been on vicodin for five years. They are doctor prescribed for neuropathy ... morning, my best friend, whom I knew liked to take vicodin , but didn't realize it was a problem, came by for ... was not my friend who stole from me, but the addict. Vicodin is a very scary drug. [This message has been edited...

  49. vicodin addiction
    ... it takes work. I would suggest a tapering off the vicodin . You MUST be fully committed to doing it and NOT ... uncomfortable, but if you're not afraid then go ahead. Vicodin isn't really dangerous to cold-turkey. Your withdrawals ... that it is functioning properly. With the amounts of Vicodin you're taking, you're getting WAY too much of acetomenophin...

  50. Pain meds addiction
    ... I am prescribed 14 pills a day - 8 Darvocet and 6 Vicodin HP for the last three years. I now take 3 times that...
    ... start. What is causing your pain, if I may ask? The vicodin is dangerous in higher doses as it can damage the ... medications are dangerous to cold-turkey, although vicodin isn't one of them. The withdrawal can be uncomfortable...
    ... the Dr.'s office and say, "I want a script for 100 Vicodin ?" The thing that I don't understand, and maybe laws...
    ... the Dr.'s office and say, "I want a script for 100 Vicodin ?" The thing that I don't understand, and maybe laws...

  51. Pain pill addiction
    ... prescribed 14 pain pills a day - 8 Darvocet and 6 Vicodin HP. I take a much as three times that to get through...

  52. Sloooo burn
    ... I am slowley going off vicodin I tried cold turkey but i started to convuls so bad ... and i was afraid i would die. I was taking 15 to 20 vicodin a day now i am down to 3 in the morning and 3 in ...
    ... im doin gpretty good con sidering i have been on vicodin and ultram for 6 years.I had 3 lower back surguries...

  53. What is this ???
    ... I was addicted to Vicodin and Percocet for two years. I used to smoke cigs...
    ... the last dose, lasting in the case of percocet and vicodin about 3-6 days, probably peaking around day 2-3. ...

  54. methadone and life....
    ... drink got me. I also was strung out on pain meds. ( Vicodin ). That blows. I would talk myself into thinking...

  55. Need advice please
    ... crazy? Marijuana has helped me get off of Oxycontin, Vicodin and Percocet!!! Wierd how some drugs help battle other...
    ... crazy? Marijuana has helped me get off of Oxycontin, Vicodin and Percocet!!! Wierd how some drugs help battle other...

  56. Trapped in this addiction!!!
    ... that i pass as few pharmacies as possible due to a vicodin addiction that landed me in jail, a halfway house...
    ... that i pass as few pharmacies as possible due to a vicodin addiction that landed me in jail, a halfway house...
    ... that i pass as few pharmacies as possible due to a vicodin addiction that landed me in jail, a halfway house...

  57. Vicodin Withdrawals Symptoms
    ... that I had a pain that went on for several months and Vicodin saved me alot of suffering. However, as is natural ... put me on a schedule to slowly ween myself off the Vicodin . The schedule is about a month long and so far, so ... their own. But, you won't have to keep taking so much Vicodin that can ultimately damage your liver. (2) You have ... mental addiction to the euphoria that you get from Vicodin . This evidenced by your comments that, Should I ... and once you make the determination to get off the Vicodin , you can control and ultimately defeat the desire ... addiction. After a prolonged period of time of using the Vicodin , your body has come to rely on it. I was taking up...
    ... pill about one and a half hours ago. I have been off Vicodin since Saturday (took 4 in the am) and am feeling the ... doctor again. I'm afraid if I call he'll give me the Vicodin , which I really don't want to start up with again ... lethargy are part of the withdrawal symptoms from Vicodin ? Thanks, Sharon...
    ... Yes, those are very much the symptoms of Vicodin withdrawal. But like I said, the best way to do this ... every once and a while but because I spaced out the Vicodin , i.e. 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm, I'm making progress. ...
    ... addiction to what I called the "warm fuzzy feeling" of the Vicodin and have completely stopped taking any as of Saturday...
    ... WONDERING IF ANYBODY KNOWS IF YOU CAN GET ADDICTED TO VICODIN BY TAKING IT ONCE OR TWICE A WEEK JUST ONE PILL I...

  58. Scared and Need help!
    ... I have ha a Vicodin addiction for a little over a year now and I am stopping ... can no longer aquire any. I have been stealing the vicodin from the pharmacy I work and I am afraid to tell anyone...
    ... especially once you have detoxed your body of the vicodin . Also, you are going through withdrawls which cause ... the ones I experienced after consuming 32 7.5mg of vicodin a day as well as 9 ambiens every 24 hours for about...

  59. I cant believe im an addict? how did this happen?
    ... graduated i pretty much got to where i was only taking Vicodin and smoking pot Every day just to wake up and get ... drugs, those were, im sure just as bad...from the Vicodin it went to Valium, Ambien, Xanex, Soma's, Flexeral...

  60. Worrying about the day I have to stop my pills ...
    ... It is another name for hydrocodone or percocet or vicodin . Know I know what it is. Think: IS the pain alwas...
    ... short acting narcotic such as hydrocodone,percocet, vicodin ,ect... due to the fact that when you take a pill like ... released over a period of time. For example, with Vicodin or Hydrocodone, you take 1-2 pills every 4-6 hours...

  61. Hydrocodone - questions
    ... takes 2-3 per day 7.5/750. Hydrocodone is generic Vicodin . According to his Dr., it is not addictive as long...

  62. need help with addiction
    ... in a car accident and hurt her back - took lots of vicodin . She owns a restaurant and one of her customers said...

  63. Question: Endocsopic procedure and Addiction
    ... I am addicted to Vicodin and my doc is giving me an endoscopic exam tomorrow...

Anger Management board

  1. Anger over hearing people chew
    ... in the addiction/recovery boards from my abuse of vicodin , but was just browsing the different boards and this...

  2. New, scary anger problems....feel like I've become a monster!
    ... feel after I explode in anger. I'm also addicted to Vicodin and I'm sure that't not helping with my anger/irritablity...

Anxiety board

  1. Health Anxiety lead to dentist anxiety
    ... I am taking max. doses of ibuprofen and prescribed vicodin and not even blinking, when normally my medication...

  2. Who takes Xanax or Vicodin and takes a SSRI?
    ... adding any medications to your SSRI. Not sure on Vicodin ...
    ... point in my life only it was Valium not Xanax along w/ Vicodin and Lexapro. I was a walking zombie but I was on ... died and my mother was very ill at the time). The vicodin was for a back problem I had....
    ... needed and I also take lexapro. I have also taken vicodin and other codein pain meds with no side effects except...

  3. Spaced out, drunken feeling for 3 1/2 years, 24/7. Please help me.
    ... feeling in my head. Like I drank a few beers and had a vicodin or something. And my vision was like I was trying...

  4. i'm very scared
    ... for a mild heart problem that i have. i was given vicodin for pain as well as blood thinner and other heart ... meds. i had taken 4 vicodin spread out over the day (about 2 months ago) and had...

  5. panic attacks and migraines
    ... the only thing that will take my head pain away is vicodin and ativan for my panic.........i understand that...

  6. Dosage question Xanax/Klonpin
    ... . They often take a short-acting medication like Vicodin to cover any "breakthrough" pain. Some psychiatrists...

  7. Must get sleep
    ... stopping people from taking medications like xanax, vicodin , norco etc..... Cold Turkey and tapering off. My...

  8. What does your anxiety FEEL like?
    ... brought on by a weekend of obsessing, drinking and vicodin , but ultimately, my doc said it was a panic attack...

  9. Celexa-stress/anxiety
    ... but didnt work, the only thing that helps so far is vicodin es that the dentist gave me but i dont want to keep...

  10. Describe your headache
    ... Excedrin and Soma (muscle relaxer). For migraine, I take Vicodin and Zomig (or Relpax, Frova, Amerge or Maxalt...all...