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Signs of Vicodin addiction and abuse
Common signs and side effects of Vicodin use
Vicodin has a number of common recognizable side effects, including:
Over months of Vicodin use the Vicodin effects will become greater and more damaging. At first the user will endure such effects as constipation, speeding up or the slowing down of the heart rate, nausea, and dizziness. As the use grows the Vicodin effects will come in the form of blurred vision, hallucinations, and severe confusion.
- respiratory depression
Common symptoms of Vicodin withdrawal
Withdrawal symptoms of Vicodin include:
- muscle pain
- bone pain
- cold flashes
- goose bumps
- involuntary leg movements
- watery eyes
- runny nose
- loss of appetite
Vicodin addiction treatment programs
Vicodin is a highly addictive prescription drug. Recovery and rehabilitation from Vicodin addiction may require a treatment program ranging from certified addiction counseling to treatment at a residential alcohol and drug rehab center, depending on the extent of the addiction and a number of other factors.
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