Vicodin kicks in about 30-60 minutes after oral ingestion. More on when Vicodin starts working and factors that influence Vicodin onset here.
Vicodin works by changing how the brain and body perceive pain. Vicodin affects the brain via hydrocodone, an opioid agonist. More here on how fast Vicodin works and for how long. Plus, what you can do to make Vicodin work better.
Vicodin is prescribed in three strengths as an opiate medication used to help manage pain. More on Vicodin dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.
The effects of Vicodin last for about 4-6 hours. More on how long Vicodin stays in the body, as well the effects of taking Vicodin to get high here. More on Vicodin dosing and dangers.
It is easy to overdose on Vicodin. But how much Vicodin is too much depends on your tolerance to opioids. This is why Vicodin needs to be taken only as directed by a doctor. More on Vicodin overdose, acetaminophen poisoning, and safe doses here.
Is snorting Vicodin effective? Or should you take Vicodin orally? Can snorting Vicodin get you high? We review the dangers of taking Vicodin nasally and more on snorting Vicodin effects here.
Yes, you can die from taking too much Vicodin. Both active ingredients in Vicodin are extremely dangerous if not taken in the recommended dosages. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of Vicodin overdose here.
Yes, Vicodin is a narcotic. A combination of hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen, Vicodin is a Schedule III drug under the Controlled Substances Act. More on the classification of narcotivs and Vicodin here.
Vicodin is six times stronger than Codeine. But experts recommend generic codeine for its long track record of effectiveness, safety, flexibility and cost. More comparisons on codeine and vicodin here.
Vicodin side effects persist from hours to months. Some Vicodin side effects can ease immediately after you stop taking Vicodin. Others side effects of Vicodin persist for weeks or months. Learn why here.