Lortab Residential Rehab Programs

Lortab residential rehab programsLortab is a narcotic painkiller that, when misused, produces a high similar to that of morphine or heroin. Lortab contains hydrocodone and is a restricted drug, although fewer regulations are placed on Lortab than on drugs containing stronger amounts of hydrocodone.

Lortab Addiction

Part of Lortab’s addictiveness is the result of feelings of wellbeing that are associated with use. The hydrocodone in Lortab also binds to pain receptors in the brain, reducing physical pain. This ultimately damages brain receptors and leads to dependence, as users come to rely on the artificial good feelings Lortab produces. Individuals taking Lortab can become addicted within a week of use. People addicted to Lortab may “doctor shop” to obtain more than one prescription for the drug.

Side Effects of Lortab Use

Side effects associated with Lortab use include the following:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling lightheaded
  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Allergic reactions
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Fear
  • Hearing loss
  • Itching
  • Mood swings

Lortab Withdrawal Symptoms

Lortab withdrawal symptoms can begin within six hours. These symptoms are uncomfortable but are typically not life-threatening. Withdrawal symptoms include:

  • Desperate cravings for Lortab
  • Irritability
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Runny eyes or nose

Residential Lortab Rehabilitation Programs

Residential rehab programs involve living in a rehab facility for the duration of treatment. Removing an individual from their former environment which has contributed to and supported Lortab use can be a vital part of recovery. Intensive therapy is required to ensure patients will not relapse as soon as they return home. Therapy offered through rehab programs also addresses the psychological aspects of addiction and helps uncover issues that may have led to drug use.

Do You Need Help Recovering From Lortab Addiction?

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