Signs and symptoms of Vicodin addiction
Signs of Vicodin addiction can be physical, emotional, and behavioral. Characterized by craving Vicodin, addiction is mainly a psychological condition. More signs of Vicodin addiction here.
What happens when you snort Vicodin ?
When you snort Vicodin, hydrocodone affects the brain almost instantly and can get you high. But do you risk negative health effects, too? We review here.
Help for Vicodin addiction
A review of how to find and get help for Vicodin addiction in medical, social, and clinical settings. We answer your questions about Vicodin addiction help at the end.
What is Vicodin withdrawal?
Withdrawing from Vicodin feels very much like the flu with chills, sweats, aches and pains. More on what is Vicodin withdrawal and treatments that help here.
Cold turkey Vicodin
Should you stop taking Vicodin cold turkey or consider a tapering schedule? Risks include negative psychological and physical responses. More on how to avoid cold turkey Vicodin withdrawal here.
When does Vicodin kick in?
Vicodin kicks in about 30-60 minutes after oral ingestion. More on when Vicodin starts working and factors that influence Vicodin onset here.
How to withdraw from Vicodin
The safest way to withdraw from Vicodin is under a doctor’s supervision. Taper Vicodin doses, and then eliminate hydrocodone completely. But some people can withdraw from Vicodin at home. Should you? More here on how to withdraw from Vicodin.
How to treat Vicodin addiction
Are you or someone you love addicted to Vicodin? Treatments for addiction include medications and behavioral interventions. Learn what to expect and where to find treatment for Vicodin addiction here.
How to stop taking Vicodin
When you stop taking Vicodin, follow your doctor’s instructions to reduce by 10% daily, 20% every 3-5 days and then 25% every week. Tapering from Vicodin should be completed over a four (4) week period. More here on how to stop taking Vicodin, plus a section at the end for your questions.
Tolerance to Vicodin
You can develop tolerance to Vicodin (hydrocodone) within in a month of taking it. Tolerance to Vicodin does not necessarily mean you are addicted to Vicodin. More on the distinction between physical dependence, tolerance and Vicodin addiction here.