Saturday January 21st 2017

Trusted Helpline
Help Available 24/7
1-888-882-1456
PRIVACY
GUARANTEED

Adverse effects of hydrocodone on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

Adverse effects of hydrocodone on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

Embed this infographic to your website

Negative Effects Of Hydrocodone On The Brain

You cannot predict the adverse effects of hydrocodone, but there are possible side effects or consequences to long term use of hydrocodone for more than six (6) months. Psychologically, even after quitting, cravings may persist for years. Physiologically, prolonged hydrocodone use can cause brain changes. More on possible side effects of hydrocodone and the brain here.

Primary effects of hydrocodone on the brain:

  • abnormal and unusual thoughts
  • addiction
  • causes respiratory depression
  • compromised mental functioning
  • cravings
  • mental depression
  • sedation

Secondary effects of hydrocodone on the brain:

  • anxiety
  • causes sedation and mental clouding
  • confusion
  • difficulty thinking
  • lowered responsiveness
  • paranoia
  • sudden mood swings

Tertiary effects of hydrocodone on the brain:

  • euphoria
  • lightheadedness
  • slows brain activity

Leave a Reply

3 Responses to “Adverse effects of hydrocodone on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)
Brett
7:16 pm February 8th, 2015

I Love this show,what a wonderful idea..Thank You!!!

Patricia
7:54 am December 21st, 2016

My son is 33 will be 34 in January. He was in a car accident 6 years ago, and they gave him lower tabs for back pain, because he has 3 slip dishes in his back. Now he is addicted, and he smokes the pills on foil, he will steal from his family to get the pills, he has went through withdrawals but that didn’t last long.
I’m his mother, and I’m afraid that he’s going to die if he don’t stop. No one else in the family seems to care, which breaks my heart. I don’t know what to do, we live in Oklahoma City, OK, and I don’t know of any place or doctor that will help him, all they do is give him more of the pills at a higher dose.
Please help me, so I can save my son.

Lydia @ Addiction Blog
1:39 pm January 20th, 2017

Hi Patricia. First, I suggest that you look into the CRAFT model for families and interventions. One NGO called Allies in Recovery has some online reading that can help: http://alliesinrecovery.net/about-craft/

Moreover, you may consider checking out some rehab options. So, you may download our free e-book The Definitive Guide to Rehab that can help you choose the right rehab for your son: http://addictionblog.org/ebooks/the-definitive-guide-to-rehab/

Finally, call the helpline displayed on our website to speak with a trusted treatment consultant.

Trusted Helpline
Help Available 24/7
1-888-882-1456
PRIVACY
GUARANTEED