Misusing or abusing prescription medications comes with the risk of developing tolerance and dependence. As tolerance develops, physical and chemical interactions of the drug with the body lead to a number of adverse effects that may worsen as time passes and the abuse continues. One adverse effect is known as withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms appear when […]

Lortab is a hydrocodone-based pain reliever prescribed by doctors, but its opiate compounds give the drug a strong potential for abuse. After regular use, the body develops a physical dependency on the drug, and progressively rising tolerance levels demand higher and higher quantities. At this point, users who quit or decrease the dosage begin to […]

Lortab is a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone that treats moderate to severe pain. As a narcotic, it is highly addictive. Hydrocodone works in the brain to change how the body perceives pain and also produces feelings of euphoria, while acetaminophen increases bolsters hydrocodone and prevents inflammation. The euphoria from hydrocodone can lead to addiction […]

Lortab is a prescription painkiller that has a high potential for addiction. When taken on a short-term basis to treat pain, users can often stop taking it without significant withdrawal symptoms except for the possible return of pain. However, if the drug was taken for a long period of time or taken in large doses, […]

Lortab addiction is one of the most severe addictions there is because along with the addiction come some severe withdrawal symptoms. Finding relief from withdrawal symptoms is difficult: if you try to handle your symptoms the wrong way your addiction could get even worse. You have to go about relieving your withdrawal symptoms in a […]

Lortab is a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone and is considered a narcotic pain reliever. Lortab is used in the management of pain as a result of surgery or a chronic condition. When used as prescribed and for a limited amount of time, Lortab is an effective pain reliever. But Lortab is highly addictive and […]

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 […]