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Is hydrocodone the same as oxycodone?

Posted 4 Nov 2010 by Chad Johnson 3 answers

I was taking Hydrocodone 10-500 and the Dr switched it to Oxycodone HCL 5mg?I would like to know if this is the same thing? I was building a tolorence to the 10-500 Hydrocodone, so the Dr said the Oxycodone HCL capsule might work better, is this true? I have a Herniated disc in my lower back, and I ...

Wondering if anyone else feels worthless due to lack of quality of life due to chronic pain?

Posted 9 Nov 2012 by PiratePrincess 33 answers

I'm new here, just joined today... I've been dealing with chronic pain for the last three years due to DDD, bulging/herniated discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica and severe nerve pain. I'm a wife and mother of two teenagers... I miss being an active member of my family. I went from ...

Does gabapentin change anyone elses mood?

Posted 2 days ago by Rj1234 2 answers

I’m 24 and i was just told after 7 months since the pain started that i have a bulging disk in my spine that causes sciatica pain. I’ve been to the er at least 4 times they always said its just musclar pain and gave me ibuprofen. I take 600mg of gabapentin x3s a day and if I’m in ...

Herniated disc - I don't want surgery, but what other options do I have?!?

Posted 11 Jan 2013 by Krissy125 7 answers

I am 27 years old and a single mother of two. I also work in daycare full time. Needless to say my life is spent bending and lifting. Well, last year in October I was diagnosed with sciatica and the cause of it was a herniated disc. My right foot and leg are numb and my back has severe pain. I ...

How do I get percocets for my back when my doctor won't prescribe me anymore?

Posted 4 Jun 2011 by HighHeelLover 5 answers

I have a herniated disc in my lower back. I was in a car accident about 2 years ago and have had to jump from doctor to doctor to get the needed medicine it takes for me to get through the day. I work full time as a lawyer and I am on my feet all day practically. I do not abuse these pills. I take ...

Hi gang! I've a question regarding surgery, do you feel that your surgery was worth it?

Posted 17 Jan 2013 by MacIntosh12 13 answers

Are you suffering more pain than before surgery? Has anyone been able to get off pain meds with surgery, actually ANY type of surgery? I've DDD and herniated discs in my neck. Or is it disks? Anyway, tis painful and I must turn my body, not my neck whilst driving or having a conversation with ...

I am suffering from 2 herniated discs between L3/4 L4/5 what are my options?

Posted 26 Dec 2010 by ksemak 9 answers

i currently take oxycodone 15mg @ 2 every 6 hours and they arent working anymore and i was wondering what i could ask my doctor for that would relieve my pain better. i started out on vicodin 7.5/750 apap then norcos 10/325 apap then to percocet 10/325 and now im on the oxycodone 15mg and they dont ...

Is Tramadol good for chronic back pain after a back surgery?

Posted 25 Jan 2010 by Paige42986 8 answers

I have chronic pain because of a herniated disc and disc surgery and the dr. told me the muscle is spasaming around the bone to protect it? Would Tramadol be good for the relief of those muscle spasms?

Lyrica for nerve and muscle pain does it work?

Posted 26 Feb 2013 by coldman 4 answers

given for herniated disc t7-t8

Is a dosage of 2400mg of neurotin daily in 3 doses to treat pain from herniated discs correct?

Posted 7 Mar 2013 by debnow 3 answers

My 38 year old daughter has 2 herniated discs in her back and her doctor has prescribed neurotin in 3 daily doses of 800 mg. This seems excessive to me and she is experiencing muscle twitches, as well as falling asleep in church and I am concerned for her safety. The neurotin is also doing nothing ...

I took methylprednisolone USP 4mg a week ago. When can I take more?

Posted 26 Mar 2018 by robin112233 1 answer

I have 7 herniated discs from a car accident as well as arthritis and degenerative disc disease in my back I pinched a nerve or hurt my back at the park playing with my son who is 2 and 1/2 years old. I was given the methylprednisolone 4mg 6 day dose pack. I was feeling much better after taking ...

Can you ween yourself of norco?

Posted 21 Aug 2011 by proaddict 5 answers

I've been taking 2 to 4 norco 10/325 a day for about 4 months and had just detoxed from methadone three weeks prior to getting this script for herniated discs in my back. I know what its like to withdrawn from methadone and I don't want to go through that again. My question is can you ...

Meperidine - Does pain management doctors still prescribe Demerol for chronic pain?

Posted 14 Apr 2012 by artimas 3 answers

I have 15 herniated discs with bone spurs and several complications along with degenerative disc disease and a tumor wrapping around my mid spine, not cancerous. I have been on every pain med imaginable and have built up quite a tolerance. I am currently on 100mg of morphine sulphate 2 times a day. ...

Hydrocodone for chronic severe pain?

Posted 26 Jul 2011 by dkshicks 6 answers

I am disabled from a High Grade Triple Scoliosis, with herniated disc, DDD, Facet Joint Arthritis throught entire spine. I also need both knees replaced, have Fibromyalgia, TMJ, severe arthritis in cervical neck. Due to the state of my spine from the scoliosis surgery is not an option for my spine. ...

I am on my first day without pain meds. The last one I took was yesterday around 2:30, I took half?

Posted 23 Nov 2011 by mag095 4 answers

... of a Vicodin. I have been on Percocet and vicodin for the past two years. The Percocet I got from my pain management doctor that I went to for two herniated discs in my neck. The first few times I went to him he gave me a pain block and just follow up appointments but never any pain medication. ...

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