Practical suggestions for how to withdraw from hydrocodone safely. Plus. a section on How to ease withdrawal symptoms from hydrocodone. More here.
You abuse hydrocodone anytime you take hydrocodone other than prescribed, or use hydrocodone for euphoric effect. More on the definition of hydrocodone abuse here.
Hydrocodone takes about 30 minutes after oral ingestion to kick in. More on how modes of administration affect hydrocodone onset here.
If you or a loved one is addicted to hydrocodone, how do you treat hydrocodone addiction? Here, we explore possible treatmentsfor hydrocodone addiction and what to expect from treatment. Your questions about addiction treatment are welcomed at the end.
Acute hydrocodone withdrawal occurs within the first few days after your last dose. The harsher effects of withdrawal should resolve within about a week after last dose. More on how long Hydrocodone withdrawal lasts here.
Withdrawing from hydrocodone? Expect to experience hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms such as: sweating, mood changes, and diarrhea. More on why hydrocodone withdrawal happens and how to treat symptoms here.
Hydrocodone can prescribed in many doses and combination formulas by an M.D. in an inpatient or outpatient setting, or in a pain management clinic. As an opiate medication used to help manage pain, hydrocodone is only available by prescription due to its addiction liability. More on how hydrocodone is prescribed here.
Doctors recommend you stop taking hydrocodone gradually by tapering dosage over the course of weeks or moths. Learn more about how to stop taking hydrocodone here.
It’s difficult to overdose on hydrocodone alone. But hydrocodone is usually combined with other, more dangerous medications. More on hydrocodone overdose, drug poisoning, and safe dosing for hydrocodone here.
Scientists still don’t know exactly how hydrocodone works. In general, hydrocodone works as an opiate agonist by changing the way the brain and body perceive pain. More here on hydrocodone’s action on the central nervous system.