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Hydrocodone Detox & Treatment by State

Hydrocodone Detox & Treatment by State

Hydrocodone Medical Detox & Treatment in the United States

How long will Hydrocodone show up on a drug test?

Urine tests are the most common type of drug tests that are used to detect hydrocodone in the system. They give positive results for up to 2-4 days. However, it can also be detected in hair for a maximum of up to 30 days.

What is hydrocodone?

Hydrocodone is used as a pain reliever to treat moderate to severe pain. It works in the brain by changing the way the body responds to the pain and how it is felt. Taking quantities higher than those required, addiction can arise which can make the withdrawal very challenging.

Is hydrocodone addictive?

Hydrocodone is a highly addictive drug which can lead to addiction even it is not used frequently. Withdrawal from this drug can lead to a variety of physical, emotional, and psychological symptoms. It changes the functions of the brain this is how addiction begins.

What are the signs of hydrocodone addiction?

Hydrocodone is a prescription opiate that, if abused, can lead to dependence and addiction very quickly. Signs of addiction are:

  • Blurred vision
  • Seizures
  • Fear and depression
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness

How to detox from hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid medication, and is commonly used as a combination with other analgesics. Detox from hydrocodone is necessary, because of the withdrawal pains the opioid will cause. Detox should be done within a local medical detox center or through some type of hospital inpatient program.

How to treat Hydrocodone addiction

Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication and is sold under different brand names. A dependency to hydrocodone can be treated with a medical detox program. Addiction to hydrocodone will require both medical detox and further counseling or therapy.

Where can I get help for Hydrocodone addiction?

Hydrocodone is found in so many different pain medications, and the potential for addiction is very high. When helping someone find treatment for a hydrocodone addiction, you should first look at how severe the problem is. Everyday users of hydrocodone will require a properly supervised medical detox program.

How long does hydrocodone stay in your system?

For sweat and blood tests, hydrocodone detection is unknown. However, it can be detected through saliva tests for 1-3 days after the ingestion. It can also be tested in urine for 2-4 days after the user’s last dose.



Dr. Rohit is a Diplomate of the American Society of Addiction Medicine who has been supervising successful detox for over 13 years.


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