Vicodin, is a specialized medical product that prescribes a doctor to a patient, in the case of a severe pain reaction. And also vicodin is used as a cough remedy. To apply the drug, it is possible only according to the prescription of the doctor, the abuse of vicodin, causes strong drug dependence.
What is Vicodin ( Lortab ) and how is it used in medicine?
First of all, it is an analgesic drug, which includes hydrocodone and paracetamol. The drug works great for coughing, but only in moderate doses. But, since hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid, vycodin can cause a strong dependence and make a real addict from a person. Therefore, this drug is banned for sale on the territory of Russia.
Vicodin is prescribed to patients who have suffered serious injuries. After severe operations followed by accompanying pain. With back injuries, knee joints, after various penetrating wounds, etc. It is produced in the form of tablets, different sizes and dosages for ingestion. It also happens in the form of capsules and syrups.
Effects on the body
When taking a large dose of Vicodin ( Lortab ), more than prescribed by a doctor, there is a certain feeling of euphoria. Inside, addiction begins and a person becomes a real vicodin addict, constantly increasing the dose of the drug.
Abusing vicodin. Begins to behave more relaxed than usual, takes reckless actions, maybe too quick-tempered or too cheerful. There is a strong influx of energy, vivacity, a person is constantly striving to do something, without respite or rest. Practically there is no sleep, but there is drowsiness. But on the body it is reflected quite strongly, causing a devastating effect. There is jaundice, bleeding, abdominal pain, etc.
Signs of vicodin ( Lortab ) use
Recognize the Vicodin ( Lortab ) addict is difficult. The behavior of a person in Vicodin is not much different from the usual, especially in the early stages. Abuse of such a drug, to hide, perhaps, even more so if a person continues to go to work, watch over himself, etc.
But there are some signs that cannot be hidden from close people:
Of course, one cannot help but notice that I’m taking Vicodin ( Lortab ) from nowhere, because he is prescribed only for the doctor’s prescription. The first warning sign will be a package from Vicodin without a prescription; ( mediattics.com )
Mood changes. A person can always be in high spirits, which is not typical for him in ordinary life or to experience sharp changes in mood from gay, to very tired and sad;
Hysterical tears from scratch;
A constant surge of energy, a great passion for work, without a break and weekends.
How to get addiction?
Becoming dependent on Vicodin is very easy. This drug is prescribed in very small doses and in small amounts so as not to become addictive. Without doctor’s supervision, addiction begins. At first it is an easy euphoria, but within a month, a person becomes completely dependent. A drug addict on Vicodin, begins to constantly increase the dose to prolong the effect, with one tablet a day, the dose increases to 20-40 tablets a day! There is an irresistible desire, always to be in a state of clouded intelligence. Refusal to admit, causes the strongest break-up, in which a person becomes very aggressive and dangerous to others. Most vicodin addicts, cannot get rid of the habit before the most lethal outcome