Vicodin is a pain relieving drug containing Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. Vicodin is also used for fun and to get high.
Vicodin is an Opioid (level 2) class drug
Vicodin is a legal drug when prescribed by a doctor. It can also be bought from a drug dealer which is illegal.
Slang or street name for Vicodin's are:
Vicodin is a Synthetic drug.
The dosage for Vicodin is 1 to 2 pills for every 4 to 6 hours. An individual should not take more than 8 pills a day.
Vicodin is taken in pill form but can also be smashed and injected or snorted
Vicodin was discovered in 1920 in Germany by Carl Mannich and Helene Lowenheim
Vicodin is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain.
Vicodin is highly addictive and the user continuously needs more to relieve pain. Overdosing on Vicodin can slow breathing to the point of suffocation, causing death. Using Vicodin for 2 to 3 weeks builds up tolerance to the drug. The user could go through withdrawal symptoms after being on the drug for few weeks.
Short-term effects on the body are, Nausea, Constipation, drowsiness, and respiratory depression
Long-term effects on the body are Liver damage, Hallucination, blurred vision, Headaches or even death.
Taking Vicodin damages the pleasure center of the Brain. Damage to the pleasure center leads to depression, anxiety, and mood swing.
Vicodin is one of the most abused drugs in America. Estimated 2 million individuals in America suffer from Vicodin addiction. Vicodin is prescribed by doctors when an patient is in pain or stress. Patients get addicted to Vicodin because they try to relieve the pain or stress fast by overdosing on the drug.
Story about someone who was addicted to Vicodin-https://easyread.drugabuse.gov/content/pain-medicine-addiction-all-i-wanted-was-more-drug