Does vicodin help with kidney stone pain?

Not for long. The best way to deal with kidney stone pain is by treating the kidney stone. Lithotripsy is one such treatment. Acute pain from a kidney stone can effectively be treated with opiates such as vicodin although frequently more powerful intramuscular injections of opiates such as Meperidine (demerol) are needed to control the acute pain.
Yes. Yes, vicodin will help alleviate the pain from a kidney stone. Other treatment options may include motrin, advil, and ibuprofen. Increasing your water intake will help pass the kidney stone while using the above medications if needed for pain control.

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Can vicodin be used for kidney stone or gallbladder stone pain?

Yes. Many pain medications can be used for kidney stone or gallstone pain, including vicodin. Please see your doctor before taking any opioid. Read more...

Hey I'm in such much pain. I have kidney stone and they are passing. I took some non aspirin can I take Vicodin too?

Yes, but... For short-term use of 3-4 days, most of patients should tolerate Vicodin well. A passing stone may require intervention if there is a suspecting bacterial infection above the offending stone or the pain being intolerable or a urgent need for professional duty, although some 75-85% of stone less than 4 mm may pass spontaneously in about 2 weeks. More detail? Ask the treating urologist timely. Read more...

Can vicodin help with the pain associated with kidney stones?

It can. Help during stone passage but should only be taken under a physician's guidance and for a short time. Read more...

Had liprotripsy on Thursday for kidney stone, did total 5 vicodins over 20 hour period which has me constipated since then. Any suggestions?

Constipation. If you have no urge to move your bowels,I suggest in addition to good fluid and fiber intake,to take gentle bowel stimulant like senokot (senna) once or twice daily until your regularity returns. If you have strong urges and can't move your bowels, insert a glycerin rectal suppository and/or give yourself a fleets enema. See your physician if you develop severe abdominal cramps or distension. Read more...