Hydrocodone is an opioid analgesic (painkiller) drug - included in the formulation of many narcotic prescription painkillers that are often prescribed to control moderate to severe pain. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. As an opiate drug, it is in the same family as morphine and oxycodone; like many other opioid substances, it has a high potential to lead to dependency and addiction if abused.
According to the DEA, hydrocodone is the most commonly prescribed (and the most abused) opioid drug in the United States, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that the US consumes nearly 100% of the world's supply of this drug.
Hydrocodone is found in over 200 different medications, including:
Hydrocodone Street Names Include:
Information provided above is courtesy of: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Hydrocodone use and abuse can rapidly manifest into addiction. Florida Center for Recovery offers opioid addiction treatment programs for individuals struggling with Hydrocodone addiction. Our mental health professionals are experienced in developing opioid addiction treatment plans to address the client's substance abuse and the underlying issues associated with the development of the addiction. If you would like more information about hydrocodone detox and long term recovery, connect with someone who can help you now by calling Florida Center for Recovery at our toll free number: 800-643-4005. Our recovery advisors are available 24/7 to provide you with information regarding treatment, admissions, insurance and private pay options.