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  1. weening of meds\does it depend on what med?
    ... Elavil, Neurontin and a few others and just use some Vicodin for bad days - I would be thrilled if I could achieve...

  2. Completed a wean from 240mg Avinza to NOTHING and Im hurting
    ... regards to pain management. We had a local Oxycodone and Vicodin scandal involving a few Dr's who were prescribing...

  3. compounding questions
    ... ingredients out of the med it makes it a Sched II. Whereas vicodin , norco, ect are a sched III, but can be called in...

  4. RSD questions/pain meds
    ... Lortabs, which are basically Hydrocodone, the same as vicodin . Or there are a lot of long acting meds such as the...
    ... like Cymbalta, and short acting pain medicine like Vicodin for breatkthrough) are the typical treatments. Some...

  5. Please list these drugs from least to most....
    ... one stronger.....what would be next .... percoset, vicodin , etc. Could someone please list pain pills from least...
    ... there are plenty of short avtingmeds stronger than vicodin , Most PM docs are going to lean towards longer acting...

  6. New Member with lots of questions
    ... 50mg morphine sulfate er 8hrs prn along with some vicodin 5/500 to taper off the norco. This worked fine. ... I only took a couple of the vicodin pills untill the RLS went away. The morphine worked...

  7. Medication Vacation???
    ... have heard about it. Pain doctors would consider Vicodin and percoet as far more dangerous meds than long acting...

  8. question on dosage and strength of med
    ... percs down to something with hydro in it like Lortab, vicodin or norco. If you follow the directions and take...

  9. A Question... Please Help.
    ... recall a single case where a doctor prescribed so much Vicodin that the apap damaged their liver. But people can...

  10. Dr changed frequency of Meds
    ... little while ago that when I picked up my Ultram and Vicodin instead of taking it every 6hrs - the Ultram was every ... 8hrs and Vicodin every 12 hrs. I called and the nurse said the Dr...
    ... were taking long acting meds. i could understand,but vicodin is a short acting med.[4-6 hrs] But if you told your...

  11. nerve pain - any ideas???
    ... year but lately the pain is so bad I am on Ultram and Vicodin and also go to the pain clinic for injections series...
    ... year but lately the pain is so bad I am on Ultram and Vicodin and also go to the pain clinic for injections series...
    ... year but lately the pain is so bad I am on Ultram and Vicodin and also go to the pain clinic for injections series...

  12. Do pain meds cause more pain?
    ... I had this happen with daily chronic headache and vicodin . The solution was to stop the vicodin and use another...

  13. Vicodin (Hydrocodone) questions...my first time taking this med
    ... I'm really sorry you are feeling nauseous from the Vicodin . The 5/500 mg is a low dose, but unfortunately, the ... Usually, the nausea will go away after taking the Vicodin a few times. It did for me anyway. I do know that...
    ... Hi Sea Lover, Although Vicodin may not be considered one of the stronger meds in ... times that doses for several years. I remeber when Vicodin worked fine on pain, However if you foot pain is neuropathi ... dental work etc. Priorr to my first back surgery, Vicodin worked fine on my back but didn't touch the nerve ... to be treated just like a drunk driver. If you take vicodin and do some fancy curb driving in front of a cop ... distract you from driving deminsihes. Throwing up from Vicodin because you feel nauseated won't excuse you from a ... isn't any point in taking the chance. Give the Vicodin a chance, another key to PM is keeping pain under...
    ... info you provided! :) A question: Can you take Vicodin once in a while as pain flares up without withdrawal ... on how much activity I do. Or do you have to take Vicodin on a regular schedule once you start the med? I understand ... stop taking it. When I posted my message about Vicodin , I had to quickly finish that message because I felt ... like vomiting ( Vicodin made me nauseated). Well, I didn't end up vomiting ... experienced side effects like that? I haven't taken another Vicodin since then, but I will try it again for my pain. ... I definitely won't drive anytime soon while taking Vicodin as I am new to using it. In the future, if I experienced ... NO impairment in functioning while on Vicodin , then I would consider driving. But if Vicodin continued ... recently read an article written by a man who took Vicodin following his surgery, and he said that with the first ... pain relief (I wonder what dose he was on), plus, the Vicodin made him feel euphoric. He ended up being addicted ... to Vicodin ...he kept seeking the euphoric feeling and so kept ... that what happened to him happens to everyone taking Vicodin . Some people become easily addicted to substances ... alcohol, nicotine, opiates, etc. Anyway, when I took Vicodin , I certainly didn't feel anything like euphoria.....
    ... Make sure you eat a lot of food when taking Vicodin . Never take on an empty or half empty stomach. If...
    ... Hi Sealover, I have been on Vicodin off and on for 5+ years for pain in neck & shoulder ... addicted to it but I try to alternate between tylenol and vicodin . Good luck!...
    ... Thanks for making it clear to me that I should take Vicodin on a full stomach and for explaining the dose I'm ... on. When I took my first Vicodin pill, I made sure I had a full stomach, but about ... function too well, so it makes me reluctant to try Vicodin again...though, I will give it another shot (I'm planning ... I can't understand why there are people who abuse Vicodin and desire this med so much...I guess everyone is...
    ... I have been on and off of prescriptions such as Vicodin for three or four years now, and at 19 years old,...
    ... the phenergen to help out with the nausea fron the vicodin and it was magic no more nausea. As time went on I ... did notice a decrease in vicodin pain relief when I took it with food. That was all ... by a pharmacist to take my ibuprofen (motrin) and vicodin with soda pop as the soda puts the pills in the part...
    ... besides the surgery site pain which I only took a few Vicodin the first few days mainly to sleep because of the ... something go for over a year and just keep offering you Vicodin and strong medicine without some answers as what to...
    ... didn't know that my body will have to adjust to the Vicodin (it makes sense), so I'll have to try to be patient ... this to my doctor. Today, I took half of a 5 mg Vicodin pill to see how that would work for pain, but because ... relieved more from resting it than from the small dose of Vicodin . Even when I take over-the-counter Tylenol or prescription ... So basically, I've been hesitant to start taking Vicodin , but I made a go of it today with half a dose. ...
    ... my doctor to tell him I am finally ready to go on Vicodin . I have been taking ultram because I have no side ... I saw in your one post you asked if you could take vicodin then maybe stop it for awhile for what ever reason ... the answer to this because sometimes once I get on vicodin I may want to skip a dose perhaps if I have to drive...

  14. Young, untreated, and time to change primaries!
    ... were left untreated or treated with medications like Vicodin on my worst days when I could not walk to darvocet...

  15. Change in medications
    ... time. During periods of surgery I was generally on Vicodin or Percocet. In my late 20's / early 30's I went ... on Vicodin full time, this was before PM's really existed if...

  16. Pain medication
    ... same meds/same strength I was previously taking. Vicodin 5/500 and Tramadol (Ultram) 50mg. However the new ... medications state different intervals. Vicodin which was take 1-2 tablets every 6hrs now is every...

  17. Tailbone Pain - Any Remedies?
    ... out. That was in Aug,1989. I hve been living on vicodin or some other narcotic pain meds since The doctors...

  18. Fentanyl Patch Sandoz vs Mylan?
    ... attribute it to the brand. I know when it comes to Vicodin there's a specific brand I prefer, it's a very powdery...

  19. Does anyone have advice? On 12-15 Norco a day and would like to decrease.
    ... restrictions. I started my medication regime with Vicodin . To make a long story short the Vicoden was no longer...

  20. 1700 mgs of codeine contin DOC IS CHANGING MEDS HELP
    ... as the oxycodone. Basically it's the same thing as vicodin , but with less of the tylenol. I'm using 7.5 mgs...

  21. Interviewing PM doctors
    ... Lyrica & then reluctantly gave me a scrip for 30 vicodin 5 mgs. She told me to make the vicodin last for 30 ... that, I told him that I wanted to add some form of vicodin to my regimine because when taken properly it eases ... drowsy or nauseous like percocet does. He agreed that vicodin would be acceptable, but gave me Norco because of...

  22. Amantadine for opiate tol. reversal
    ... recent poster who was taking astronomical levels of vicodin daily and claimed his liver was healthy. All I know...

  23. extreme back pain, please reply more details
    ... PT etc. after all that failed my doc started me on vicodin , after 3 years i was up to percocet, fetanyl patches...

  24. So Upset
    ... me, and would just say, let me get you a script for vicodin , and walk out. when I said I wanted to try and find ... infection, and he just sent in his nurse with a script for vicodin . It is so hurtful and frusterating to be judged like...

  25. PM Procedures
    ... cymbalta and I've finally gotten him to raise the vicodin to 7.5's but only 3 per day. Up till now he would ... only give me the same amount of 5's. The Vicodin helps emensely but it's just not near enough. I think...
    ... every month and you can find yourself jumpoing from 3 Vicodin a day to 300 mgs of long acting morpjhine a day nad...

  26. Difference between Darvocet and Vicodin?
    ... than the Hydrocodone/Tylenol combination found in the Vicodin (Schedule III). These opiates should generally...

  27. Scared to ask for Stronger B/T meds...
    ... started seeing him, my primary prescribed a low dose of Vicodin (5/500) and he told me he would rather I use the Norco...

  28. Cymbalta for pain management?
    ... helped and my PCP was sypathetic enough to put me on vicodin which seemed to be the only thing that took the edge ... off. After taking vicodin for some time (don't remember how long now), my PCP...

  29. opana
    ... new longer lasting pain med, opana. I switched from vicodin 5mg. 3 x a day to opana 10mg 2 x a day. What is the...
    ... new longer lasting pain med, opana. I switched from vicodin 5mg. 3 x a day to opana 10mg 2 x a day. What is the...

  30. How do Pain Meds Help You?
    ... loricet, which my doctor describes as extra strenght vicodin . I have tried percocet and they made me tired and ... pukey feeling so I went back to the vicodin . This helps me in the ability to keep moving. My back...

  31. Holidays with family who don't understand!
    ... actually said to the doctor, can't you get her off these vicodin . I wanted to kill her. Luckily the doctor's both said...

  32. Pain Meds and trying to get a new job...
    ... them) i take kadian, norco, soma and occasionally vicodin on a bad day....

  33. so i decided to generate a pain log
    ... all likelyhood they will try you on something like vicodin every 4-6 hours, certainly they would try this before...

  34. Chicago help!!
    ... you will find a doctor willing to give you more than vicodin until your medical records arrive. If you can get...

  35. danger of fentynal patches
    ... the stuff that works the best for me. methadone and vicodin . aim...

  36. Tramadol vs. Vicoden
    ... the physical w/ds are the same as if you were taking vicodin . Some say it's worse. 2. It's anti-depressant properties...
    ... just doesn't inform their patients about it. Both Vicodin & Tramadol can cause some seriously bad withdraw symptoms ... that the tramadol withdraws are much worse than the vicodin - especially the depression aspect. I don't want ... thing out of concern for your health in switching from Vicodin to Tramadol. I know it must have been a shock to...

  37. First visit to PM Doctor
    ... Currently I take Lyrica 150mg twice a day and a Vicodin 7.5 1-3 times a day. I work in the mornings, but I...

  38. Strongest Pain Medicine?
    ... would do you rank these three meds for pain relief? Vicodin Oxycodone Morphine Methadone My friend is taking ... 30 mg time released morphine daily * Four 10/660 Vicodin s daily * Three 100 mg Lyrica daily * One 10 mg Paxil...

  39. Hi All! I Really Need To Vent And Need Suggestions.........
    ... before you jump to a CII. I had about 10yrs of just vicodin before it stopped being affective and I became opiate...

  40. desparate need pain man advice
    ... the surgeons were generous enough to give me 30 5 mg vicodin a week. I spent years about 4 years on long acting...

  41. Hi Galpster...being In Pain And Intimacy
    ... he didn't want to call in anything. He called in vicodin , but gave me hell for it. he didn't even know me...

  42. Toradol for breakthrough pain - question??
    ... gives me 40 pills (after getting a shot). I am on Vicodin pretty much around the clock (3rd back surgery coming...

  43. Pain Management Doc in PA, Philly Area
    ... prescribe med's. Is that the case? I am currently taking vicodin from my orthopedic doctor, and now I am afraid to...

  44. Narcotic-induced hypersensitivity/pain
    ... until I was taking a dose of 2 Vicoprofens plus 1.5 Vicodin HP all at the same time to get relief. Well, the ... taper, I'm actually getting more pain relief from one Vicodin HP than I was getting 10 days ago from a one dose ... combination of two vicoprofens and 1.5 Vicodin HP. This is a rare condition, but its out there...

  45. Radio Frequency Ablation
    ... Lyrica, Lodine - none of them have helped. I have used Vicodin , Darvocet, and Percocet for pain - they give minimal...

  46. PM doctor not believing heavy narcotics.
    ... that he doesn't believe in that so he gave me 10 mg Vicodin . Vicodin just doesn't work and he cut my dose from ... 1 every 4-6 hours of the percocete to 2 Vicodin twice a day which I didn't realize until I read the ... moderate to severe pain bascically all day even w/ those vicodin . I have 2 herniated disc L4/L5 and L5/S1.....At my...
    ... intervals0 is irrisponsable and inhumane. Even if he feels Vicodin is apropriate for you, giving it 12 hourly makes no...
    ... I was givin Vicodin 7.5mg one to two every 6 hours after a major back...

  47. Ultram "as needed"
    ... helped, to fill the prescription. I have also tried Vicodin and two muscle relaxants (Soma and Zanaflex) with...
    ... would have similiar findings on an MRI. He gave me Vicodin , Soma and a referral to a PM clinic. The PM doctor...

  48. Ultram+Vicodin on Drug Tests Question
    ... does random drug tests. I was wondering if Ultram and Vicodin will show up on these. I have a prescription for both...
    ... Vicodin is more likely to show up then Tramadol, as generaly...

  49. Suggestions for Endo Pain Relief?
    ... about a stronger pain pill like Ultram, Ultracet, Vicodin or Percocet. Darvocet is a short acting med and...
    ... Tylenol upto a combination like Tylenol with Codeine or Vicodin ) used when needed for breakthrough pain....

  50. Ultram ER+Casual Alcohol
    ... I would never drink when I was taking vicodin , and I do occasionally stil have to take that when...

  51. What next?.
    ... I was on Vicodin for many years. I did like most people with long...

  52. Ultram ER.....
    ... the past 4 months I had been taking 2 capsules of vicodin every 4 hours. I have quit over the past 2 weeks,...

  53. injections and methadone
    ... don't feel so hot. plus she changed my meds from vicodin to methadone. anybody else concerned or am I nervous...

  54. Frustrated With The Pain!!!
    ... such as oxycontin, methadone, ms-contin, percocet, vicodin , etc. I think this would go a long way, and certainly...

  55. Radio Frequency Ablation
    ... Lyrica, Lodine - none of them have helped. I have used Vicodin , Darvocet, and Percocet for pain - they give minimal...

  56. Pharmacy made the mistake
    ... flair ups cripple my legs from the pain.I usually use vicodin when needed for the normal MS pain. I just needed...

  57. Percoset...actually Endocet(oxycodone w paracetomal) question
    ... also I guess to the antibiotics. They switched me to Vicodin which I took for a couple days but found wasnt relly...

  58. Methadone and MS Contin questions
    ... methadone dose of 5mg 3 times a day. Prior to that I used vicodin which NEVER treated my pain levels as they should ... be treated. Vicodin barely took the edge off my pain and after reading...

  59. TLIF spinal fusion MEDS....
    ... they will step down to 10 or 7.5 hydro products like Vicodin ES/lortab or Norco. For decades prior to the invention...

  60. Question about Lodine and NSAIDS
    ... Hi, I take lodine and vicodin for back problems (surgery was in july). I'm wondering...

  61. Different brands = Nausea & dizziness
    ... My usual med's are etolac, neurontin & vicodin 5/500 (2 pills-3x's a day). I complained that the...

  62. Difference between Vicodin 5/500 vs 7.5/660
    ... would that work better then 1 7.5mg. It seems that the vicodin 7.5mg is better even though it only has 2mg's more ... is wierd. Also I have been taking ultram, will the vicodin not work becuase of the ultram binding to the opiate...
    ... The 5/500 vicodin has ......5mg hydrocodone/500mg acetaminophen (tylenol ... ) The 7.5/660 vicodin has..7.5mg hydrocodone/660mg acetaminophen (tylenol...

  63. I dont see many on this board using Methadone... why is that?
    ... should my pain hit very hard before then, I have vicodin ES as breakthrough. I have only been taking this...

  64. questions reguarding medication
    ... fusion. I'm am currently taking Kadian for pain with vicodin as a pain breaker. I here so many good things on the...

  65. Dependency Vs. Addiction
    ... remember. was injured on the job 3 1/2 years ago. can eat vicodin , percocet, etc like candy. he is not taking anything...

  66. Morphine Pump
    ... a patient get a morphine pump only after being on Vicodin needs to be reviewed. I would run as fast as I can ... the fact if he's not taken anything stronger than Vicodin for any measureable amount of time he would not be...

  67. Need help with ?? on too much sleep, not response, wondering why
    ... back on that. I'm taking Kadian now. 100mg a day + vicodin and a couple of muscle relaxers. My primary gave me...

  68. Went to the ER this evening...more frustrated than ever!
    ... back pain for 2 weeks. My doctor had me on 1500mg of vicodin every 4 hours, 800mg of motrin every 8 hours and 25 ... ! I was told that I am already on a high dose of vicodin and demreol patch and therefore there wasn't much...
    ... for you is.....you stated that you take 1500mg of Vicodin 6x/day. Are you sure that is correct? 1500mg of ... Vicodin (hydrocodone w/tylenol) is equivalent to taking "300 ... " regular strength (5mg) Vicodin tabs at once & repeating it every 4 hrs. The amount ... be to use a 25mcg, if you have any, along with your Vicodin for breakthru....that is if the 1500mg dosage is incorrect ... Most patch users are given breakthru meds such as Vicodin , Percocet, Morphine, etc to use in conjunction with...
    ... to always check with me. :) I take 2 750mg of vicodin every 4 hours as needed. Under normal circumstances ... might not be so hard on my liver. Are there any?! Vicodin has always worked in the past but during this 'flair ... control. What do you guys think? BTW, I took 2 vicodin before bed last night and had the best nights sleep...
    ... hours) and it wiped me out. I took it with 2 750mg of vicodin and went right to sleep. I slept from 12:30 until ... have is above and beyond the normal pain. When the vicodin /duragesic patch didn't even take the edge off I panicked...
    ... personally cannot tell a difference. If you check your Vicodin bottle, does it say 7.5mg/750mg? Because when you ... 750mg that is the amount of Tylenol that is in the Vicodin . The hydrocodone would be the 7.5mg. The only reason ... might want to ask for Norco which is the same as Vicodin (hydrocodone w/tylenol), but the tylenol portion is...
    ... Kitt: Thanks for the reply. My bottle says: Vicodin ES 7.5-750 TAB Quantity 120. I last refilled it on...
    ... rescribing more than the max allowed dose of tylenol in the vicodin 7.5/750 is flat out dangerous and so is ignoring reported ... weeks of IV morphine or dilaudid and then expecting Vicodin to prevenet withdrawal. Don't be afraid to stand...
    ... Kitt: Thanks for the reply. My bottle says: Vicodin ES 7.5-750 TAB Quantity 120. I last refilled it on ... before you refill your latest script for the 7.5/750 Vicodin ES, (remember the "750" is the Tylenol, not the Hydrocodone ... both suggested with the use of Norco (same med as Vicodin , just more hydro w/less tylenol). The dr will be...

  69. New here...My story..
    ... pain in the front of both thighs. I take 1500 mg of vicodin . On days where the pain is bad I do this every 4...
    ... have not mentioned any other medications other than Vicodin which is short acting. You do need a long acting medication...

  70. I am tirating from Oxycontin - Is there anything I can take to help reduct reactions.
    ... becaue of my 24/7 pain. Apparently things such as vicodin and oxycontin have short life in body. Fortunately...

  71. How many different pain meds did you have to try before finding something that helped
    ... upright. The orthopedic doctor started me with Vicodin and Soma. I haven't given the Vicodin much of a chance...

  72. Emergency - I Need Answer Quickly About Oxycontin
    ... all this doctor did was write scripts for oxycontin, vicodin , topomax and lyrica and give me ONE injection over...

  73. Which is stronger...?
    ... in there btw- Director was saying you have MORE Vicodin than tylenol now compared to previous 5/500 jen...

  74. A lil cautious now...here's why
    ... that is used to treat addiction of medications like Vicodin or Percocet. From what I've heard it's pretty useless...

  75. Physiatrist
    ... is so painful. I am on a Medrol Pack, Baclofen and Vicodin . I hope the Medrol pack works. The next thing will...