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User Reviews for Lortab to treat Back Pain

Lortab has an average rating of 7.8 out of 10 from a total of 44 ratings for the treatment of Back Pain. 70% of those users who reviewed Lortab reported a positive effect, while 11% reported a negative effect.

Lortab Rating Summary

7.8/10 average rating

44 ratings from 42 user reviews.

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Reviews for Lortab

mikeyst22 April 22, 2021

“Watson 540 we're the very best generic brand”

10 / 10
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Sam · Taken for 10 years or more September 25, 2020

“I've been taking lortab for over 30+yrs... It's not helping my pain at all now. I've had 7 back surgeries which helped but not for long. I need advice on what else I can take. I've got a pain management. I need some help”

2 / 10
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S September 9, 2020

“Lortab gave me very little, if any, pain relief. Have been successfully treated with 10/325 hydrocodone for 3 years. This manufacturer pills don't help.”

1 / 10
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Pain man · Taken for 5 to 10 years June 15, 2020

“This is by far the worst brand of hydrocodone I have ever taken. Makes me sick to my stomach and does not on my back pain at all. And it's a waste of a prescription. Watson brand is by far the best with no side effects and does its job. I do not know what fillers you're putting in this junk but you need to take it off the market. I had to change my pharmacy to get a brand that works because of your side effects of this junk. I couldn't be more serious. I'm after pain relief not a high and certainly not to be sick at my stomach from taking it.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month February 15, 2018

“I've been taking hydrocodone 10/325 with M367 imprint for chronic back pain for 5 years with good pain relief. Pharmacy switched vendors now pills have imprint G 037. I've been taking them as directed for 3 days with no pain relief.”

1 / 10
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Lumberjack · Taken for 2 to 5 years May 6, 2013

“I've been taking hydrocodone for a almost 3 years for back pain (spinal stenosis) the dosage has been increased from 2.5 to 10 MG. (gradually, over a 2 year period) and although it does not take away all of the pain, it DOES help quite a bit. I struggle with the fact that I need the pain meds, and on occasion, I stop taking it for a few days to a week, hoping I can make it without it, THAT'S when I realize just how much it helps. The bright side is, I've discovered I can just stop cold turkey, without any withdrawal issues, and I'm truly thankful for that. ”

7 / 10
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Jeff1 · Taken for 10 years or more June 27, 2018

“I'm a chronic pain patient due to scoliosis and a subsequent spinal fusion performed in 1980. When they discovered my rib hump, my curve had already reached a staggering 46 degrees. The fusion and subsequent Harrington rod insertion stopped the curve from getting any worse but left me in a great deal of pain and musculosketal problems. I was 20 then and now I am 57. I have been taking narcotic opioid pain medication off and on ever since. Lortab 10's have been very helpful”

9 / 10
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Big G. February 23, 2016

“I Stay in servere pain,in my lower back,and knee,The only thing that helps my pain,is Lortab,,Im disabled and can not enjoy my life,,With other health problems,,But Life goes on,And I been taking it for a long time..But like I said it does help my pain..”

8 / 10
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determinedladee · Taken for 5 to 10 years December 18, 2013

“I have had 3 surgeries regarding my spine. 2 neck operations, 1 low back discetomy. I have been diagnosed with degenerative disc disease. I have elected several times to go without the medication to see how my body responds on other over the counter medications. Nothing worked. I also tried alternative medication prescribed from my pain management doctor to see if that would work, it did not. I have been taking Lortab 7.5 for 6yrs now responsibly and without it I have very poorly controlled pain.”

9 / 10
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2 herniated disk guy · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 1, 2013

“When I got ran over by the 18 wheeler, tried everything. Chiropractor, Physical therapy, tramadol, etc. nothing stopped the pain. Lortab 7.5 is only thing that works. Take 1/2 in morning, 1/2 at lunch, and 1/2 in evening. Just watch for dizziness, nausea, and I guess that's a side effect. I feel loopy and detached a little, but it's better than hurting all the time. Most definitely don't mix with booze, made me sick as a dog. Also watch your tolerance. One day tried to take a whole one and had to lay down. Just be mindful it hits everyone different. Hope this helps.”

8 / 10
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Alto2586 · Taken for 10 years or more November 8, 2016

“I was on lortab 10/500 for 14 years from 2000 until 2014 after having 2 lower back surgeries for chronic pain it worked best for me with the least side effects in 2014 it's like no longer available I'm guessing in fl. Or the U.S now for 4 months I'm on hydrocodone 10/325 it is not effective at all for me I don't get any relief from it so I'm not as functional I'm in the bed more because of the pain and no relief from the 10/325. what happen to the Lortab 10/500 ?”

9 / 10
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teveland60422 March 31, 2014

“Okay well at FIRST this medication was pretty cool, it took away ALL my pain and not only that but gave me extra energy as well. Before I had my son I would not let doctors prescribe me narcotic pain killers for anything, as I had been addicted to Vicodin in the past. SO, my son was born and I then developed bursitis from years of running in the army, working out, and a combo of a hip surgery and other factors. At first I went to chiropractor 3x a week, massage therapy, physical therapy and finally told the doctor I HAD to have some pain medication, it was so bad it changed my life. Started taking these 2 years ago & now they don't help me but if i DON'T take them I get sick! :( wish I'd never started on them now.”

4 / 10
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chandlaaz · Taken for 1 to 2 years February 20, 2013

“This Medication Is The best pain medicine I have tried. I've tried Codeine, Oxycodone, And all those over the counter meds. Hydrocodone By far has helped my nerve and back pain. I'm only 16 years old and I have alot of Back problems (Scoliosis, Spondylithesis, Herniated disk, pinched nerve) And Leg pain. I take 1 tablet 3 to 4 times daily as needed for my pain. It takes my pain away within 15 minutes! It's a wonderful medication. I love it. I've been on Lortab 7.5/500 for about a year now.”

10 / 10
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ELAINE C January 17, 2013

“This medicine is a god send. I have 3 herniated disks in my back and sometimes can not get out of bed. Thanks to this medicine, I can have a good quality of life and do the things I need to do. It has helped me tremendously!”

10 / 10
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IslandgirlPR · Taken for 1 to 2 years January 3, 2013

“I have been taking this medication since 3/11 due to a compression fracture in my lower back suffered in a car accident. I can say that it has never completely taken away my pain for the full 8 hours as indicated between dosages. In the beginning it at least made the pain tolerable and I had to take it every 4 hours to at least get that level of relief. It is now 1/13 and I've been on it for almost 2 years. It does a decent job at pain relief for about 6 hours provided my level of activity is not excessive or strainous. A lot of days I find myself counting down the minutes from hour 6-8.”

8 / 10
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Keith1983 February 28, 2013

“If you have nerve damage or had a back operation your doctor will give you most likely 7.5-10mg. The only problem I see is it loses effectives after about three hours. But it will help relieve back pain along with nerve pain. I would tell you if you have nerve pain, and have been dealing with pain for awhile, ask your doctor to start off at the 10mg. ”

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Robert flores · Taken for less than 1 month October 25, 2013

“I got injured at work from my upper back part, affortunally it was a mucle spam, the pain make me felt on the floor but after dr. Seen me he prescribed me hydrocodone/acetaminophen and it really works, the pain was there but not strong like the first day every time I miss a dosis pain came back but it disappear after every dose. They work very good.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous January 7, 2012

“Lortab works fine at first then you develop a tolerance to it and have to be put on something stronger. I have degenerative bone and disc disease in my spine so I'll have to be on pain medicines the rest of my life.”

7 / 10
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zenhug August 22, 2013

“Fractured and wedged connecting vertebrae put on the 5's for many years. Now with another injury to the back moved to the 7s the first time taking the 5S made me drowsy for a couple of weeks but nothing since does its job.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous January 16, 2012

“I have 2 herniated discs with sciatica and without the Lortab 7.5mg I am in so much pain I have to stay in bed and suffer. With this medication I can function very well and enjoy a almost normal daily routine. I own horses and have always been very physical. Without this medicine I can't do anything that I normally do.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous April 13, 2011

“This medicine is good if you can get pass the side effects. I was sick, dizzy, felt like throwing up, felt like I was on a ship moving fast, or like car sickness. I went to see a dentist and he told me how best to take the medicine. Take Dramamine 30 minutes before, make sure to lay down, don't get in the car and do not watch TV. Everything he told me was right.”

5 / 10
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Anonymous January 4, 2012

“Well, I was riding an unbroken horse and she decided to stand up on me and fell back anatomically in half on me. Least to say I was in some serious pain..... Went to the E.R. and doc said that it was only a severely bruised spine..... Put me on Lortab 7.5/500's, Flexeril, and an anti-inflammatory. They are working great and noticed that it cut my pain greatly.”

10 / 10
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Roughone3 · Taken for less than 1 month June 4, 2019

“This Lortab doesn't have any affects at all, it doesn't do anything”

1 / 10
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king1120 January 6, 2014

“Helps very much”

10 / 10
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Have severe back issues. · Taken for 5 to 10 years July 18, 2013

“Lortab allows me to work a physical job. Without it, that would be impossible. It does not remove all the pain, but it helps with the severity of the pain. I am careful that I do not overuse it.”

10 / 10
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Neighbor Haber December 3, 2012

“5 herniated discs here from L5-S1up. I take 1/2 tab every 2 hours and it makes life survivable. My thoughts and prayers are for all who suffer from chronic pain.”

8 / 10
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BonnyW February 28, 2013

“Lortab, best pain medicine ever, if I have to take anything for pain it would be this.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous January 29, 2013

“Works excellent for all types of back pain associated with disc or nerve problems.”

10 / 10
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