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Is it safe to take vicodin for a concussion? i have vicodin from a recent surgery and my headache is awful.

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Dr. Eric Hastriter answered

Specializes in Pediatrics - Neurology

Narcotic medications are certainly not the mainstay of concussion treatment. See your physician for concussion work up and treatment. Pain medications can mask serious problems not only cognitively but intracranially.

Answered Nov 26, 2015

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