Lorcet Addiction and Abuse

Lorcet addiction and abuse is the subject of this Special Report by Siobahn Morse, the executive director of The National Institute for Holistic Addiction Studies.

What is Lorcet?

Lorcet is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen.

Hydrocodone is a narcotic, opioid pain medication. It’s combined with acetaminophen as a less potential reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone.

Lorcet is used to relieve moderate and sever pain.

What are the effects of Lorcet?

Lorcet Addiction Abuse

Lorcet Addiction and Abuse

Extended Lorcet use will impact your body and mind. Lorcet works by changing the chemical workings of the brain and in addition to easing feelings of pain produces a euphoric calm.

When you interfere with the normal workings of the brain, severe mood swings can result, especially when Lorcet is not taken.

This might cause the patient to become uncharacteristically depressed or anxious, symptoms that are difficult to hide from others.

What is Lorcet addiction and abuse?

Lorcet abuse could include altering the Lorcet dose, taking it for unintended reasons, or repeated chronic use despite the potential negative consequences.

Potentially addictive drugs such as Lorcet activate the brain’s reward centers.

This stimulation could cause patients to actively seek out the rewarding feelings, meaning they may crave the drug more and more.

Powerful psychological and physiological cravings are indicative of a drug dependency.

What are the side effects of Lorcet?

The side effects of Lorcet include: mental depression, dizziness, light-headedness, respiratory depression, stupor or delirium, sleepiness and agitation.

What are the withdrawal symptoms of Lorcet?

The withdrawal symptoms of Lorcet include mood swings, tremors, hallucinations, delirium, flu-like symptoms sleeplessness, depression, diarrhea, muscle and bone pain, confusion, extreme irritability and muscle spasms.


Lorcet Addiction and Abuse

Lorcet Addiction and Abuse



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