Vicodin with food

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Avatar m tn I was on vicodin for 6 weeks for a ruptured disc in my neck, first with 5/500 and was up to about 8 of those a day and then switched to Norco because I was scared of wrecking my liver with the tylenol. I was taking about 4 norcos a day and then my pain went away so I decided to stop with the vicodin. But then withdrawls set in like lack of sleep, yawning, nausea, chills, overall just feeling like crap.
1325672 tn?1290084214 That's what I do with oral pain meds and it usually works. Check with your pharmacist to be absolutely certain. He can also tell you if there are some foods that should be avoided. For example, some antibiotics shouldn't be taken with milk products as it interferes with gastric absorption. I'm not aware of any contraindications like that with oxycontin, but your pharmacist can tell you for certain.
4381292 tn?1355701521 When i was in the hospital at 26 weeks with siatica, my ob gave me vicodin. I was also on vicodin while pregnant with my daughter after a car accident. I wouldnt take unless ob prescribes as there are many different doses. Im sure (same with even tylenol) it can be bad.
1375266 tn?1278713144 When going through withdrawls from vicodin, what is a great vitamin,exercise,and food regimen to do to help lessen the emotional physical symptoms during the process?
Avatar m tn Hi...I have been taking 5-6 vicodin daily. I started taking them for headaches but now they seem to give me a boost of energy. Im so over wanting/needing them. Im ready to be done. Is it safe for my heart/body to quit cold turkey? I know it will be hard, but Im willing as long as it wont kill me to just stop!
Avatar m tn ve been broke from vicodin i just got laidoff and this year has to be the worst every night and day i always thinking ending my misery, seriously. i had to pawn some stuff to really get something to eat and gas and vicodin i went to the doctor and he gave me 120 almost a month ago i eat 3-4 a day. I want it out of my life also It feels like everything is falling down and i'm crying so hard inside noone can hear and i hide my emotions.
Avatar f tn I have no appetite. Been on Vicodin and other heavy pain meds for 1-1/2 to a car accident. How long after I quit vicodin and go on just tylenol will it take to get my appetite back?
725637 tn?1251685382 I am not one for expensive supplements, and have also been through the misery of W/D on many occasions-- none for years, thankfully. I agree with the post by Larry for the most part with one addition: the 'classic' medication for opiate W/D for years has been clonidine. It is very safe, and dirt cheap-- 4 bucks for 90 tabs at Target or WalMart-- but unfortunately requires a prescription. If you have a nice family doc, he/she might call it in for you.
Avatar n tn Hello Blaine, As you may know, we're not physicians here but we're all folks with lots of experience with diabetes. Sometimes we experience the senaation of a low when our blood sugar is dropping quickly... even if it's dropping from a high number to a less-high number. The feeling of being low is very real and many of us "treat" it with a nibble of food even tho' our body doesn't need that food.
Avatar f tn So this can relate to any of you that are having a rough time "coping" with quitting cold turkey or going through whatever type of detox you are experiencing... When you were taking whatever pills it was a day, how many pills it was a day, it wasn't YOU. You were only a "reproduction" of you, or living in a shell. When you have to take get moving..start your day, go to work, deal with your kids, deal with your "in-laws" aren't dealing at all.
Avatar m tn Rushed to hospital and surgery on both ankles. Then flew home on oxycodone and then to vicodin. Then, 8 months later, had a torn ligament in one of my ankles, and yes, another surgery. So I'm finally healed BUT now I still use one 5mg of hydrocodone a day. I have low depression, take Paxil, but have found that one pill, sometimes just half, give me incentive, otherwise I sleep and am sluggish. Had a active lifestyle, working, riding horses, and just before these accidents retired.
Avatar f tn for the past few yrs i have been addicted to vicodin. I have lost my appetite along with a lot of weight. I look like im wasting away!! Im on a major taper and hoping to go ct soon. Does anyone have any advice on how to get my appetite back?? what are easy foods to eat?? I hate looking like this and feeling like this cuz its not me...... i wanna love food again but i just cant seem to get myself to eat. when i do eat im full after a few bites, but yet my body feels starved!! Please help!!!
Avatar f tn Most important things are to get rid of any drugs you have, be prepared for whats to come, get help if you need it. I also strongly advise that you do this with someone who loves you. Having someone with you makes it a lot easier. Good luck we will be rooting for you. Keep posting thru out your journey.
Avatar m tn I've been taking Vicodin for 10 years. Two month ago I developed pain in my bowel. I can hardly walk. If I walk 200 feet I have a lot of pain in my bowels. CT scan didn’t show anything so I’m getting a Colonoscopy in about two weeks and if that doesn’t show anything then I might have Narcotic Bowel Syndrome however I don’t have the system they describe just the pain. So if the Colonoscopy doesn’t show anything I figure I have to get off of the Vicodin.
Avatar f tn It sounds like appetite is decreased during w/d and longer when getting off vicodin. Do most people loose weigth? I'm pretty sure the vicodin makes me hungrier while taking it.
563594 tn?1309583132 First, it is important to realize that the dose of Xanax you are on is by NO MEANS a 'dangerous' one as they're considered. I have read of people somehow being on 30mg a day though I don't know how they even functioned. The actual danger zone starts roughly around 4-8mg (it seems to range on the person. I imagine their size and reaction to medication plays a part). It POSSIBLE though not even common to have a seizure at that point if you stop cold turkey.
Avatar f tn Here I sit as someone who knows better. Someone who fought and won a 2 year heroin addiction. January of 2011 was 2 years clean. One day at work I was offered a vicodin and without hesitation I said "yes". It's been a downhill slide since then which ended with my employer catching me red handed with vicodin. It's been 2 days of no vicodin and surprisingly I'm not feeling that bad.
Avatar f tn how much vicodin are you taking. if you are honest with your dr i think he/she will try to help you. because you are pregbabt it is very important to involve your dr so he can monitor the baby. detox can be stressful on the fetus. i think that if the baby was born addicted the dr would turn you in, but asking for help would show him you want to do the best you can for the baby. there is a nurse here 1234betterlife who has been in ob/gyn for 20+ years that can help you.
890900 tn?1284577303 ADELPHI, Md. - Government experts say prescription drugs like Vicodin and Percocet that combine a popular painkiller with stronger narcotics should be eliminated because of their role in deadly overdoses. A Food and Drug Administration panel on Tuesday voted 20-17 that prescription drugs that combine acetaminophen with other painkilling ingredients should be pulled off the market.
Avatar f tn Furthermore, codeine is not the active ingredient in Vicodin. The active ingredient in Vicodin is hydrocodone and a standard Vicodin contains 5 mg. And you have to specifically ask the pharmacist for this tylenol/codeine/caffeine combo, it is not out on the shelves, even in Canada. I'd ask your wife just why she decided to purchase it? Good luck.
Avatar f tn I went last week and was given protonix and motrin and a script for Vicodin. I had a follow up recently with the nurse practitioner to go over my endoscope results: gallstones, sludge, a polyp, thickening of the gallbladder wall and inflammation of the small intestines. I am scheduled for surgery in a few days but feel like I wont be able to make it til then. Help!
Avatar m tn hello everyone, i am on day 10 from a 3 year run with vicodin, i feel better but still don't see the light at the end yet.
Avatar f tn The vicodin will not be the very worst they will have less acetaminiphen in them....and its far from a done deal. Thats not the answer...... You can try some cleanses and detox ideas from the health food store. I would say that exercise and liquids are a good thing for you right now.........vitamin B-6 is a natural diuretic and aids urination...calcium/magnesium supplements help some people....also a commercial product called Hylands Restful Legs at WalMart.....