Drugs and alcohol contain various chemicals that can damage both the body and mind. Some drugs can be dangerous the first time they are used while others are more dangerous with continued use. As a result, an overdose on drugs can be accidental or intentional, but both can be fatal. Most overdoses occur from either […]

An overdose can occur with any medication, illegal drug or alcohol. Each person’s body will react differently to Lortab, so do not assume that it is safe to use a large amount of any substance because someone you know used that amount without effects. An overdose can be life threatening if the user avoids treatment, […]

Acetaminophen is a drug that most people have in their homes. They can use it for anything from a minor headache to helping reduce a fever. When used only for certain short-term reasons and within the appropriate dosage, acetaminophen can be extremely beneficial in relieving pain and fever. However, what may people may not know […]

Lortab is a prescription pain reliever that is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. It is an opiate narcotic drug that is able to cause both physical dependency and psychological addiction. It works by altering the chemicals in the brain to decrease the stimulation of the nerves that transmit the signals for pain and to […]

Lortab is a narcotic pain reliever commonly prescribed for moderate to severe pain. Like all opiate-based medicines, the drug can cause an overdose. The following are ways Lortab overdose can occur: Not knowing the prescribed Lortab dosage Matching tolerance levels in an effort to get high Taking too much Lortab in an effort to self-medicate […]

Lortab is a brand name for a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Lortab is considered a narcotic pain reliever and is most commonly prescribed to patients suffering from moderate to severe pain. Lortab works by using acetaminophen to stop the body’s production of chemicals which stimulate pain nerves, while hydrocodone simultaneously blocks the pain receptors […]