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Side effects of vicodin for chronic pain?
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: The biggest problem
Is that as you use this regularly, the pain is magnfied during those periods the drug wearing off(3-4 hrs later) .
This adds to and perpetuates baseline pain.

In brief: The biggest problem
Is that as you use this regularly, the pain is magnfied during those periods the drug wearing off(3-4 hrs later) .
This adds to and perpetuates baseline pain.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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2 comments
Dr. David Rosenfeld
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Vicodin: Blurred vision; constipation; difficulty breathing; dizziness; drowsiness; flushing; lightheadedness; mental/mood changes; nausea; vomiting.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Long acting agents are a better alternative but your question cannot be answered easily without a more complete assessment oh how a patient gets to be in chronic severe pain
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: See below
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using hydrocodone: constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; heartburn; lightheadedness; nausea; stomach upset; vomiting.

In brief: See below
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using hydrocodone: constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; heartburn; lightheadedness; nausea; stomach upset; vomiting.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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