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

Like other pain medications that contain a narcotic, Vicodin (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can increase difficulties urinating if you already have this problem due to an enlarged prostate or constricted urethra. Alert your doctor to your condition so he or she can determine whether you can safely take Vicodin and what your dose should be.

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