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GENERIC VICODIN IS THIS TRUE? Percocet for over 10 yrs.

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GENERIC VICODIN IS THIS TRUE?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Percocet for over 10 yrs.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Triple by-pass 10-4-2916
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Captain replied 5 months ago.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Is vicodin an acceptable replacement for percocet?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I am currently taking 4 percocet/day.Can J switch to VICODIN?
Expert:  Dr. Captain replied 5 months ago.

the active ingredients are the same - vidodin has tylenol and hydrocodone, as does perocet. They are typically used interchangeably.

Expert:  Dr. Captain replied 5 months ago.

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