Best “The Dog ate the Vicodan” Story. I was sitting at Triage on a Saturday morning. A 40ish female presents with chronic low back pain stating 10/10. She has a pain contract and was all out of her pills. Her doctor was unavailable. Here is her plight. Her vial of 60 pills was sitting on the window sill over the kitchen sink. The lid was loose. The water was running. There was an earthquake! Alors! All the tablets went down the drain!! And so on…..