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What is Vicodin?
Vicodin was labeled as a Schedule II controlled substance by the Drug Enforcement Agency down from a Schedule III in 2014. Because of the potential for Vicodin addiction is so high, the DEA tightened restrictions to prevent fraud and protect citizens who use the drug from being misused or abused.
Symptoms of Vicodin Withdrawal
Signs of Vicodin Addiction
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V (DSM-V) outlines sure signs of addiction to Vicodin. These include:
As of 2013, 5.3 percent of 12th graders abused Vicodin. 131 million Americans were, often unnecessarily, prescribed Vicodin in 2011.
Vicodin Addiction Treatment
Receiving professional help to recover from Vicodin addiction is vitally important. Usually, it takes a customized detox & Vicodin treatment program that includes medications Buprenorphine and Naltrexone to manage withdrawal symptoms successfully. Buprenorphine activates the same receptors in the brain as Vicodin, releasing dopamine and relieving symptoms of withdrawal. Naltrexone reduces cravings and also blocks the effects of Vicodin to help prevent relapse.
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