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- Acute Vicodin Withdrawal: 3-5 days
- Post Acute Vicodin Withdrawal: 1 Week
What is Vicodin?
Vicodin is a strong painkiller prescribed for moderate to severe pain. Vicodin is a combination of Hydrocodone and acetaminophen.
Vicodin withdrawal symptoms can take place if use of drug is abruptly stopped. Vicodin withdrawal is not typically life threatening; however, symptoms can be extraordinarily uncomfortable.
Symptoms may include:
- Excessive Yawning
- Intestinal Problems (nausea, vomiting)
- Flu Like Symptoms
- Loss of Appetite
Symptoms Severity Scale Rating
Vicodin Withdrawal Treatment
- Non-Medical Treatment: Abrupt cessation of Vicodin with the assistance of a hospital or rehab center.
- Medical Treatment: Decrease Vicodin doses before total elimination of drug intake combined with the administration of methadone or clonadine.
- Other names: Lortab, Vicodin ES, “Vikes”, Lorcet and Norco
- Formulation: Combination of Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen
- Common Strengths: 5mg/500mg(Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen), 7.5/750, 10/500, 10/325
- Half Life of Oxycodone: 4-6 hours
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