Is Withdrawal from Vicodin Dangerous?


Vicodin is a powerful opiate-based painkiller that is one of the most popular drugs in the United States. Vicodin is composed of a combination of acetaminophen (i.e., a non-steroid pain reliever) and hydrocodone (i.e., a synthetic opiate). There are approximately two to four grams of In 2011, there were over 131 million doses of Vicodin prescribed by medical professionals. With Vicodin being over-prescribed, this leads to people taking the strong painkiller for a longer time than they may have needed. This then leads to many people becoming dependent on Vicodin. Vicodin has a high risk of abuse and its euphoric […]