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Can I use Vicodin if I have a history of prostate problems?

You may be able to take the prescription pain medication Vicodin (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) if you have prostate problems, but you should discuss it with your doctor. Vicodin may increase your difficulty urinating if you already have an enlarged prostate. Your doctor can determine whether you can safely take Vicodin and, if so, how much.

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