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Vicodin

Vicodin



USES: This medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.



 
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Avg Consumer Rating 3.4 out of 5
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Vicodin

Uses
This medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.
Notes
  • To prevent constipation, increase your intake of fiber, drink plenty of water and exercise.
  • This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only.
  • Do not use it later for another condition unless told to do so by your doctor.
  • A different medication may be necessary in those cases.
  • Do not share this medication with others.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from light and moisture.


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How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth, exactly as prescribed.
  • To prevent upset stomach, take with food or milk.
  • Pain medications work best in preventing pain before it occurs.
  • Once the pain becomes intense, the medication is not as effective in relieving it.
  • Use this medication exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit- forming.
  • Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval.
  • When used for extended periods, this drug may not work as well and may require different dosing.
  • Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.

Side Effects
  • This medication may cause constipation, stomach upset, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, or flushing.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these unlikely but serious side effects: loss of coordination, confusion, irregular heartbeat, irregular breathing, extreme dizziness, anxiety or tremors.
  • An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history especially of liver or kidney conditions, history of alcohol use, heart problems, abdominal/stomach problems, breathing problems, seizure disorders, drug dependency, severe diarrhea and of any drug allergies.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages, because they may increase certain side effects of this drug.
  • Use caution when performing tasks requiring alertness such as driving or using heavy machinery.
  • This product contains acetaminophen, which may cause liver damage.
  • Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with acetaminophen, may increase your risk for liver damage.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
  • Caution is advised when prescribing or using this drug in the elderly or very young since they may be more sensitive to the effects of this medication.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • This drug (or drugs closely related to it) pass into breast milk.
  • Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use including MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine), psychiatric drugs, tranquilizers, sleep medications, rifampin, other narcotic pain relievers, barbiturates, anti-seizure drugs, drowsiness-causing antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine), isoniazid, zidovudine, sulfinpyrazone and cimetidine.
  • Before taking pain relievers, cough-and-cold medicines or allergy products, read their labels to be sure that they do not also contain acetaminophen.
  • An overdose of acetaminophen can be harmful.
  • If you are uncertain your medicines contain acetaminophen, ask your pharmacist.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Vicodin
Latest opinions Results: 1-5 of 6
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Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 72
Location: British Columbia
Time Taken: two days

Reason: Lower back pain Date: 6 June 2010
Side Effects
Sleepiness, drowsiness, slight slurring of speech and slowness of reactions (physical)

Additional Thoughts


Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 30
Location: The hood
Time Taken: 10 years

Reason: Pain Date: 7 November 2009
Side Effects
The best feeling in the world

Additional Thoughts
AWESOME

Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 72
Location: Winter Harbor, Maine
Time Taken: very occasionally years

Reason: recurring sciaticaa Date: 24 October 2009
Side Effects
None.

Additional Thoughts
I have two strengths, or may be it just appears this way: ES and 5-325. Which is stronger or they about the same? I know that one was given me by HSS Cornell-Weill when I had an ankle operation.

Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 25
Time Taken: 10 days

Reason: pain in back Date: 2 November 2008
Side Effects
i had hallucinations of freddie kruger (sp that right?) but yeah, i saw a scary man from a scary movie at my doorway and i had green slimy hands trying to grab at my hair when i was in bed trying to sleep. the pain feels a lot better though! so i guess its well worth it to me

Additional Thoughts
eat PRUNES! if u take more then a couple pills...u will poop out 8lb babies from your anus

Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 23
Location: ?
Time Taken: ? months

Reason: now just Date: 14 November 2007
Side Effects
constipation, dependecy, nausea and stomach pain at morning.

Additional Thoughts
is very relaxing, is the perfect medice for pain and eit calms you and mellows you down the best

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