Norco is an opiate pain reliever that has the potential to be habit forming. Norco is a combination of hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen. That same combination is also marketed under the names Lortab, Lorcet, Vicodin and Zydone. It is used in the treatment of moderate to moderately severe pain and is useful as a cough suppressant. Hydrocodone is the opiate component of Norco and also the one that can lead to addiction. Norco addiction / dependency is serious, that can require medical detox to avoid serious health complications. Fortunately, it is treatable. Narcotic painkillers like Norco work on opiate receptors in the body and brain. It is a Schedule III Controlled Substance in the U.S., meaning it has moderate potential for abuse and addiction. The federal government classifies drugs on a scale from one to five based on factors including abuse potential and accepted medical uses.
Schedule I drugs have the highest potential for abuse and include heroin. Schedule V drugs have the least potential for abuse and addiction.
It is very important to take all medications, including Norco, exactly as directed by the prescription’s label. Misuse and abuse of prescription opiates has increased dramatically in the last several years. Many people who are addicted to Norco have been prescribed by their doctor to treat pain. A physical Norco dependence occurs accidentally for many. Even after relatively short-term use, a tolerance can develop . Taking Norco more often or more frequently than recommended can lead to dependency and Norco addiction. You will know if you are physically addicted to Norco if you stop taking it suddenly or gradually decrease dosage and withdrawal symptoms appear. Symptoms can include vomiting, chills, nausea, restlessness, insomnia, cold flashes and involuntary leg movements.
Safe, Accelerated Norco Detox Offered By the Waismann Method
Waismann Method Medical detoxication offers a wide variety of medical options for detox and treatment . Our most sought treatment is W Method of Rapid Detox, withdrawal symptoms are minimized and occur while the patient sleeps lightly under sedation in a hospital. Our safe and humane treatment cleanses opiates from patients’ opiate receptors, allowing them to become drug free in a matter of days. This is significantly less time than what other detox and rehabilitation programs require. Many facilities make patients stay for a minimum of 30-90 days. We know you didn’t intend to develop an addiction to Norco. It just happens, sometimes sneaking up on patients quickly. That’s why we never impose guilt, shame or blame during your stay. We also know that many patients don’t have several weeks or months to dedicate to Norco detox. Our accelerated detox program will get you back to the life you want to live in a safe, comfortable and humane way. And patients can choose to stay longer at our Domus Retreat aftercare facility to continue their journey to recovery and take advantage of our team of opiate dependency specialists.