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How Does Lortab Work?

How Does Lortab Work?

Lortab is a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone, both powerful pain medications. As an opiate, hydrocodone is highly addictive, so Lortab abuse can easily lead to a dependency. It is important to understand how Lortab works so that you will be better prepared to prevent and/or fight addiction. Lortab and Your Central Nervous System The intestines absorb Lortab into the bloodstream to travel... [Read more]


Signs and Symptoms of Lortab Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Lortab Addiction

Lortab is becoming one of the most widely abused drugs in the U.S. Lortab is a narcotic that can cause a soothing feeling similar to heroin or morphine – and despite it’s beneficial use for pain relief, it can easily become highly addictive. Many doctors believe that a Lortab addiction can be formed within one to four weeks when on a higher dosage. Common signs of addiction include going through... [Read more]


Lortab Street Names

Lortab Street Names

Lortab is the trade name and is classed with a couple other medications: Lorcet and Vicodin. They are similar in that they all contain Hydrocodone but may have different concentrations. Because of this, they often share street names because they become interchangeable on the streets. Street names are the terms that people refer to different drugs on the streets. Rather than saying the full name, people... [Read more]


Lortab Withdrawal

Lortab Withdrawal

Lortab is a combined drug of hydrocodone and acetaminophen that is used to treat pain. If taken over a long period of time, the body becomes accustomed to the effects of Lortab and develops a tolerance and dependence on the drug. Like all narcotics, if Lortab is stopped too quickly withdrawal symptoms may occur. Withdrawal symptoms can occur after legitimate use of the drug or after abuse of the drug.... [Read more]