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What Is Lorcet?

What Is Lorcet?

Lorcet is a prescription drug that is a combination of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone and it is used as a mild form of pain relief as well as a cough suppressant. The drug can be an addictive one since it is an opiate and the high it gives is very much like Morphine. Hydrocodone is the main addictive part of the drug and when a person abuses it they may need help and may have to through the detoxification process in order to rid the drug from their system. Lorcet comes in capsule, tablet, and liquid form.


Lorcet Addiction

Lorcet addiction comes about when a person takes too much of the prescribed drug and it will bind with the pain receptors in the brain. When a physician prescribes Lorcet, the person should take the recommended dosage, as if they take too much of the drug they are in risk of addiction. The more a person takes Lorcet and the longer they take it, the more they will become addicted to the drug and need to seek help in order to get sober.

Hydrocodone, which is in Lorcet, addiction is on the rise on the United States and the production has increased in a significant way in the last few years. Just like with any type of narcotic abuse Lorcet abuse can bring about both physical as well as psychological risks. Lorcet abuse can bring about liver problems and can eventually lead to liver destruction.

Lorcet Withdrawal

Over time a person's body will become use to the effects of Lorcet and the user will need to take more in order to feel the same effects. If a person is taking too much Lorcet or if they abruptly stop taking the drug, they may feel withdrawal symptoms. It is a fact that Lorcet withdrawals can happen with both chronic users as well as users that use the drug for its intended purpose. Because of this, the physical withdrawals a person feels when they stop taking Lorcet does not necessarily mean that they are an addict.

Over time, the body becomes accustomed to the effects of Lorcet. If the drug is stopped too quickly or even if the dose is reduced too quickly withdrawal symptoms may occur. Lorcet withdrawal can occur with chronic, legitimate use of the drug as well as with Lorcet abuse. Withdrawal is a normal, predictable, physical response to stopping a narcotic; it is not necessarily a sign of abuse.

Lorcet Side Effects

There are several side effects with the use and abuse of Lorcet and the more a person takes a drug the more likely it is that they will feel those effects. Some of the main side effects when a person abuses Lorcet are:

  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Blood Disorders
  • Urination Problems
  • Constipation
  • Loss of Hearing
  • Moodiness
  • Irregular Respiration
  • Rashes

Lorcet Abuse Detox

When a person has a severe addiction to Lorcet, they may have to go through Lorcet detox, which is not an easy process. Detox from Lorcet can be very difficult since Lorcet is an opiate; this is because opiate drug causes physical and psychological addiction. There are several type of Lorcet detox options for people to take and there are some that will mainly focus on the psychological aspects of the addiction while there are others that will deal with the physical aspects, especially withdrawal symptoms. Also, there are home detox and outpatient detox options as well as inpatient options. There is also a rapid Lorcet detox process, but it is more dangerous on the body as well as more expensive.

Typically, the more a person is addicted to Lorcet, the more an inpatient treatment center will be a better options, as they will not only have a medical staff on site, but the addict will have a harder time getting their hands on the drug.

Any time a person has a Lorcet addiction and they are serious about getting help, it is a good idea for them to talk to a professional drug addiction counselor. A counselor can help a person choose the right type of drug treatment program for their specific addiction situation. Not every type of addiction is the same and the more tailored a person's drug treatment program is, the more likely it will be successful. Also, the right type of treatment program will also decrease the chance that a person will suffer a Lorcet relapse.

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    is it suitable for person who has sugar ?

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