Many prescription painkillers are on the market today in various forms and brands; one is Lortab, which combines the opioid hydrocodone with acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is derived from codeine, a natural alkaloid from opium. Alternatively, acetaminophen is the generic name for Tylenol, and it increases the effectiveness of hydrocodone. Lortab treats moderate to severe pain and […]

Many drug or alcohol addictions begin as a coping mechanism for stress, but there are safer and more effective ways to manage stress. This article discusses alternative ways to manage stress without turning to addictive substances like Lortab. The common element with each of these approaches to stress management is that you are choosing to […]

Addiction is a complicated physical and psychological disorder that is often connected to other emotional problems. Many addicts suffer from at least one other co-occurring psychological problem, and they may also abuse more than one drug at a time. Alcohol, cocaine, opiates, marijuana, amphetamine and benzodiazepines all provide short-term relief to the following disorders: Depression […]

Marijuana is often seen as harmless, with little to no short-term effects. Because of this, many people combine it with other drugs to produce a more euphoric high, or to enhance marijuana’s side effects. Lortab treats severe to chronic pain and can be a cough suppressant. It can also serve non-medical, recreational purposes as it […]

Lortab is a prescription painkiller which combines hydrocodone, an opioid drug, with acetaminophen, a common pain reliever. It is dangerous to combine Lortab with a number of other substances. These drug combinations may react with or compound the effects of either of Lortab’s primary ingredients. Combining Lortab with Other Nervous System Depressants Hydrocodone and other […]

Lortab belongs to a large family of products containing a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. This family includes such brand name drugs as the following: Anexsia Dolorex Forte Lorcet Hycet Norco Vicodin Zydone Zamicet Xodol Stagesic Liquicet Maxidone Lortab and other drugs containing hydrocodone are used to treat moderate to severe pain. Acetaminophen, a less […]