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Reviews for Vicoprofen to treat Pain
Review by Telle80 (taken for 1 to 6 months):
I am 32 yrs old and have had severe chronic daily migraines/ herniated disc with lots of head and back pain ever since I was 16 yrs old. I also have a tumor on my spinal cord that causes pain as well. I've been on every pain medicine that's out there. My doc switched me to Vicoprofen 10mg 4x day due to it not having Tylenol in it. I've been on it for 2/3 months and it's working just fine. Due to me/my body having a high tolerance level because of taking pain medicines, mostly Lortab 10's for many yrs, the only thing I worry about is building up a tolerance to this as well. I can take on an empty stomach or full. I'm just thankful for the FDA coming out with this to help save my liver. Hope this helps others!
Review by CouldnotTuff It out any longer (taken for 2 to 5 years):
Pain problems started around 2005. Waking up one night with excruciating pain, crawling on the floor to get around in morning. It got better through out the day, but it reset over night. I dealt with this my last year in high school and a few years through college till I could finally afford some insurance and see a doctor. Turns out I had a really huge herniated disc in my L-6/L-7. Scared to get a surgery, since so "young" they'd only prescribed low dose pain killers. Desperate I got surgery. Life was great since, however, I'd suffered some nerve damage. Now take the 7,5 Vicoprofen for chronic headaches due to nerve damage, and it's amazingly quick to work and slow for tolerance, though it's inevitable. I now take 2 every 4-6 hour.
It is amazing pain relief. I built a tolerance so quickly! I could take 1 and feel so much better and soon it was one and a half 7.5s and weeks later two 7.5s. Lidoderm patch and TENS unit helped some but you feel like you need the medicine so very easy to convince your body that you NEED it. Gained 10 lbs. After 3 years and some physical therapy plus Neurontin. PM doctor switched me to Nucynta. No tolerance to that yet! They have injected my intercostal nerves with cortisone to see if it was nerve damage from the back to back pregnancies. Constipation has been horrible. I need two Vicoprofen 10s every 8 hours but oh well. Some relief is nice.
This medicine was prescribed to me before I got my wisdom teeth out due to them being impacted and causing a great deal of pain. I noticed immediately that it would provide relief for a long time(6 or more hours) compared to 800mg ibuprofen that would provide small relief for 2-3 hours. It also calmed me. I'm usually a pretty anxious guy and was nervous about my surgery but this helped get me through until I could have permanent relief. Only downside as I noticed I built a tolerance to my dose after a week.
I was born with club feet (both feet turned in and bottoms turned up). Have been prescribed everything from tramadol and Vicodin to Percocet 10mg. I worried about alcohol with anything that had acetominophen so asked Doctor about Vicoprofen. It's by far better than anything else I've taken. I dont have problems taking on an empty stomach, drinking, or making bowel movements. It even does more for the pain than the few oxycodone 30mg I have been given a of couple times. Part of my condition is a short achilles tendon which makes me suffer from severe inflammation in all parts of my feet (probably why it works so well). Only side effect I have is an occasional pit in stomach when taken on empty stomach and irritability from time to time.
I had broken wrist.. ended up with carpal tunnel syndrome. The doctor did surgery, still was in pain after taking Lortab5 with Tylenol. The nerve from carpal tunnel became very inflamed and walked the floor like a wild animal. Ended in ER they gave me Vicoprofen which really helped the the nerve pain I used to take ibuprfen 800mg 2 a day years ago.
I've been using Vicoprofen for more than 3 years. I take 3 per day for the pain of fibromyalgia and also lingering pain from having had the kneecap dislocated due to a fall. Most of the time I take it on an empty stomach with no problem. Also, I've never had a weight gain because of it or constipation. I have normal daily bowel movements. I can function at a higher than normal level. No problems for me taking Vicoprofen.
11 users found this comment helpful.
This medication has been the most effective pain reliever I have taken for my kidney inflammation and irritation pains. Have tried multiply pain medication but this one is the most efficent for relief and duration.
Very effective medicine. I got 4 wisdom teeth extracted and was prescribed it. Took a while before it kicked in but when it did my pain was completely gone. Lasted about 3 or 4 hours. I didn't experience many side effects, other than slight constipation and a small sense of dizziness. I slept perfectly fine while on it.
Vicoprofen was prescribed to me after a Laparoscopy (removed ovarian cyst) I hardly felt anything at all. I only need to take it about once every 12 hours. Please eat first. I was lightheaded and confused after taking it once on an empty stomach. Also, don't drink alcohol. My surgery was a few days before Thanksgiving and I had a glass of wine and felt sick to my stomach all night through the next day. Never make that mistake again. Overall the medication was good. Like I said, I felt nothing after taking the pill.
I had rotator cuff surgery last year and my surgeon had me take Vicoprofen for the pain. It worked great for the 4 or 5 very painful days I experienced post-surgery. But, please don't take it on an empty stomach. It will make you very sick!
I was prescribed this medication after having a cyst, spur and small piece of bone taken out of my foot. I highly recommend eating a large meal before taking this pill because if you take it on an empty or somewhat empty stomach, you will have vomiting.
Also, since I had close to 20 pills left, I take one pill every 6 hours for my severe menstrual cramps. This is a GREAT medication for pain.
What I like about Vicoprofen, is when I take it (i take 1 and a half pill about 11mg) I can function on it. But what I have noticed is my pain from nerve damage will go away for maybe 2 hours and after that I am back where I started from. Oxycodone is a favorite of mine but that also does not last. I have to take pills every 3 or 4 hours to feel a little comfort. Also I have noticed my bowel movements are a little harder to complete. Vicoprofen is all right with me. On a serious note, Vicoprofen is really easy to get hooked on mind and body, so only take it if you really need it. I may need to take 2 pills because my body is building a tolerance. I still like it!
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I was prescribed Vicoprofen after I had some wisdom teeth surgically removed. I have to admit, it worked great. I was in some serious pain, and could tell EXACTLY the minute it started to wear off. But soon as I took another, the pain was gone within minutes.
I can see where it would be habit-forming, as it does give me a warm and fuzzy feeling. Kind of euphoric, I guess. Just be careful and only allow yourself to take it when you really need it.
My only complaint is... yes... it does leave you a little constipated for a day or so after you've used it. Get yourself some Dulcolax or something if you're going to be on it for any prolonged period of time.
21 users found this comment helpful.
I'm currently taking Vicoprofen after having dental work done. This has by far been the best pain relieving medication I've taken other than Vicodin. The reason I'm taking this is I also have liver disease and I can't take Vicodin due to the Acetoaminophen in it. Vicoprofen actually produces less sedation and lethargy than Vicodin with me. I am able to still fully function, though I don't drive on them just in case.
14 users found this comment helpful.
I got my wisdom teeth pulled and and I'm sure a lot of people know how that feels. Well my dentist prescribed me Vicoprofen. I was still in terrible pain even on the drug. I couldn't sleep for 2 days the drug did not help much.
I have back problems. This is the first pill that has relieved my pain and has also restored my ability to have a physical relationship. I could see where it could be addictive, so take only when really needed.
12 users found this comment helpful.
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