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8.1/10 Average Rating

174 Ratings with 108 User Reviews

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Review by Decoy Lab:

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9.0

Over the past 7 yrs. I've been on every painkiller known to man. Currently what works for me is Fentanyl 25mg patches and Norco 10/325mg for breakthrough pain. Disabled due to severe back(lower) pain, both hips broke, right knee with osteoarthritis and my right Achilles tendon was torn up by a dog. My combo allows me to function somewhat for up to about 4 hrs before pain level starts rising and I have to stop cause sometimes the pain gets so bad that the meds don't work. Fentanyl is not for everyone but I would suggest to anyone dealing with severe chronic pain to try it.A patch last 3 days and I have no side effects from it. No constipation either. I thank my lucky stars that my doc found this combo. I still have bad days but very few.

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November 4, 2014 11:12 AM

Review by Mrs. Scott (taken for 5 to 10 years):

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10

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia about seven years ago. I have taken Norco as prescribed by my physician along with other medications. Norco has improved my quality of life 100% as it allows me to manage down my pain level so that I am capable of conducting everyday living without that heavy narcotic side effects i.e., feeling "high", sleepiness, nausea, abdominal discomfort. I think I have developed a mild physical or mental dependence due to the length of time that I've been on the medicine. First and foremost I take the medicine as directed and I do not wait until my pain level is at a 10 before I act otherwise it's effects are limited. Norco has been very helpful in giving me my like back!

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July 18, 2014 9:53 AM

Review by Colie15:

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8.0

I used to be on Vicodin 10/500 for my severe pain due to rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia and spinal issues. My pain is chronic and severe. I've been on Norco for 4 months now and did not feel any difference from the Vicodin. Last month my pharmacy gave me a different brand. It was amazing! First time in a few years that my pain was less. I even found myself missing a dose because I was feeling ok. Believe me all genetics DONT work the same way.

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May 2, 2014 8:15 PM

Review by Pepperpotmary (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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9.0

This medicine has allowed me to function. I haven been taking it for 3 years because I have adverse reactions to ASA and all NSAIDS. Chronic pain from rheumatoid/osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, cervical and lumbar injuries from auto accident. I see a pain management physician for steroid injections when I need to and use Norco. I may still have days where some tasks are a no go; some time limitations doing chores also. I adhere to the dosing schedules although the bedtime dose I cut in half for better sleep. This medication in combination with Cymbalta and an occasional Flexeril allows me to do much more during the course of a day. I am very happy about the low dose acetaminophen. I get regular blood studies.

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April 6, 2014 5:14 PM

Review by shamydoodle (taken for 1 to 2 years):

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10

Been taking norco for 19 months as I have neuropathic foot leg hip low back pain. Trying not to have back fusion. Norco 5mg/325mg does great for pain control. Without this would be flat on my back in bed. Thank goodness for norco.

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March 13, 2014 11:56 PM

Review by Reggaengsta:

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8.0

Was in a head on collision which ended in 5 foot surgeries. Eventually fusing hind foot. Took Norco 10/325...have been on them for 2 years and couldn't walk without them.

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March 5, 2014 11:36 PM

Review by ghani76 (taken for less than 1 month):

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9.0

Taking this for a very painful dental abscess. It's been a God send. Got my first significant bit of sleep in days. It does give me dry mouth, so if you take it for dental reasons Biotene mouthwash is helpful.

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January 26, 2014 10:27 PM

Review by up2ngd (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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9.0

Been in terrible pain for two years. Finally went to doctor, went through typical steps of pain meds....tramadol, Mobix then finally Norco. What a relief.

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November 20, 2013 7:08 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Dating back to 1960, it seems like I've been plagued with pain every day of my life. Most of the time a small amount of aspirin will eliminate the issue. But there are days when almost nothing will end the pain. Since I began taking Norco 3-4 years ago - up to three, 10-325 mg tablets a day, life has been a genuine pleasure. I'm still experiencing daily pain. But it is very seldom severe. And when it is, that's only because I forgot I'm 74 years old and spent the day working in the yard like an 18 year-old. I can't begin to name all the pain-killers I've used in my life. But Norco is, by far, the most effective.

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October 29, 2013 1:07 AM

Review by Temeculaboy1264 (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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8.0

I have Fibromyalgia, I have tried standard treatments for this condition and nothing has worked except Norco 10 -325 twice a day and Tramadol 100 mg two times a day.I have been on this same does now for 4 years and it does the job. The only side effect that I notice is with night time leg cramps I have tried to see what caused the Leg Cramping and I am determined it to be the Norco. When I stopped taking it the leg cramps went away. I adjusted the time I take Norco and no longer take it after 5 in the evening and it seems to help. I alternate the Tramadol, take my dose in the morning about 6am when I wake up and take Norco at around 10am and 5pm and then Tramadol about 9pm and it works perfect and seems to control my pain.

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July 7, 2013 1:51 AM

Review by Elaine in pain (taken for 5 to 10 years):

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5.0

I had 2 level cervical fusion in 2001 and now need 2 more. Norco doesn't seem to give me pain relief when pain is 8 and above. Now I also wear Butrans pain patches and I swear by them. They do come with the usual side effects but combined with the Norco I can survive 10 plus pain.

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May 14, 2013 12:17 AM

Review by Lynlewi (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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8.0

I have been taking 5mg Norco every 3-4 hours during the day for nerve pain that resulted after a Total Knee Replacement which was three yeas ago. It has been very helpful and I am able to function which I could not do with a pain level of 8 plus. I have not had any side effects except for constipation which is managed by taking Swis Kris, a herbal supplement. They say Norco is usually not helpful for nerve pain, but it helps me.

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April 29, 2013 11:23 AM

Review by DeAnna Devlin (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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10

This medication is prescribed 10/350mg up to 4 times per day - or as needed. I normally take it 3 times per day. It is the only medication that has not caused stomach bleeding problems as aspirin did; has not caused liver damage as Tylenol did; and has not caused kidney necrosis/nephritis as Advil did.

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April 11, 2013 5:44 AM

Review by RCS137 (taken for 10 years or more):

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8.0

My previous doctor prescribed Tramadol for diabetic neuropathic pain... ADVIL worked better! After 2 ears I switched doctors and my current doctor prescribes Norco. Wonderful!

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April 7, 2013 4:01 AM

Review by ATP-13:

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9.0

When dosage meets pain demand, such as , "Take 1 tablet 5 times a day , every 4-6 hours for pain, this medicine with a maximum Tylenol dose of 325mg is very effective in treating medium pain.

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February 25, 2013 5:58 AM

Review by Relly (taken for less than 1 month):

This medication worked well for my pain after a C-section, but after 3 days I began to experience horrible nausea and headaches. The nausea caused me to strain my stomach so I stopped taking the medication and experienced headaches several days after quitting. Overall it was an effective pain reliever but, for me, the side effects were too much.

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February 9, 2013 2:44 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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2.0

Took this medicine to treat pain from surgery. Stopped taking after two days. Nausea, vomit, light head, dizzy and headache. Glad I was able to pinpoint the association with my misery and Norco.

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January 1, 2013 5:38 PM

Review by Christ1174 (taken for less than 1 month):

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7.0

It is the first pain medicine that has worked for me.

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December 8, 2012 11:57 AM

Review by Anonymous:

I had rotator cuff surgery on right shoulder and overused left as I am right handed, surgery went excellent but then pain to left side was tremendous. I had steriod shot with no relief followed by a couple of months taking Lortab 7.5mg with brief relief but the pain would come back full force. After changing scrip to Norco 5 325mg I felt relief after approx an hour, great feeling for a change. I still get up with the same pain but take the Norco and relief is on the way. I have had osteoporosis and osteo-arthritis for years and I highly recomend.

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November 30, 2012 7:28 AM

Review by Sarsippius III (taken for less than 1 month):

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5.0

pain relief was OK but it caused terrible nausea and headaches after 3 days of taking 10/325 every four hours after shoulder surgery.

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November 24, 2012 9:27 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

I was bitten by a rattlesnake on the ankle. The antivenom took the pain from a 10 to an 8 but besides that I was on Dilaudid every 4 hours and 10mg Norco every other 4 hours (so pain medicines every 2 hours). Norco was amazing. Worked fairly quickly. Used for a while until pain was gone. Top pain relief from a very painful situation.

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September 22, 2012 5:07 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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8.0

Helps ALOT, without the help I wouldn't be able to get out of bed and live a " normal" life as just being able to enjoy my children, grandchildren their laughter smiles and even their tears. Instead of being in my bedroom in the worst pain ever.

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September 19, 2012 11:43 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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8.0

Very hard to get off them after treatment but great for pain and mood. Great for migraines I have had severe migraines my whole life and haven't had any since taking these. Also have kidney problems with lots of stones and surgery.Couldn't have made it through last 2 yrs without them.

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August 28, 2012 4:32 AM

Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):

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6.0

Upset stomach most of the time, minimal pain control, just not effective for me.

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August 8, 2012 3:29 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):

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4.0

Caused severe nausea even when taken with meals.

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August 7, 2012 12:48 AM

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