Hydrocodone Addiction

hydrocodone_detoxHydrocodone is a prescription drug derived from codeine and thebaine. Hydrocdone Addiction has rapidly expanded to include 40% of those that take it as a prescription.

A necessary component of Hydrocodone Addiction involves forming a tolerance to it. A Hydrocodone user gets a euphoric feeling. The more one uses the higher their tolerance grows influencing the level of Hydrocodone needed to get to that high.

Not only is Hydrocodone popular with the average person, it has been made socially acceptable by celebrities, musicians, and sports stars. This of course makes it tougher to curb Hydrocodone’s usage since there is little social stigma about taking it.

Signs of Hydrocodone Addiction

Hydrocodone Addiction signs include:

  • Shopping for different doctors in order to fill another prescription
  • Increased levels of Hydrocodone taken in a short period of time
  • Using Hydrocodone beyond the original prescription

Knowledge of the signs of a Hydrocodone addiction is an important part of bringing the addict to get help.

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