Hello i have a slipped disc on l5 s1 that

Patient : Hello i have a slipped disc on l5 s1 that is pinching two nerves with really bad pain down both my legs i am taking skelaxin800mg 3 a day and hydrocodone5mg apap325mg 3 times a day. without the medicine my pain is an 8 when i take it was coming down to a 3. i have been taking this medicine for 5 weeks. the medicine is now only bringing my pain down to a 6. it is a holiday and my dr does not have an awnsering service should i go to a medical aid unit or er or should i just wait until i can call the dr tomorrow?
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