Vicodin

Vicodin

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    Vicodin is a prescription medication with an active ingredient from the opioid family. Opioids are a class of drugs that are derived from the opium poppy plant. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone, an opioid painkiller, and acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Panadol. When used in a medical setting, opioids like Vicodin have powerful painkilling properties and are able to bring relief moderate to severe pain. 

Side Effects of Vicodin

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    There is no safe level of drug use. Use of any drug always carries risk.

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    There is no safe level of drug use. Use of any drug always carries risk.
  • Short-term effects of Vicodin include:

    Confusion

    Constipation

    Drowsiness

    Euphoria

    Impaired judgement

    Nausea

    Poor decision-making skills

    Sedation

    Slowed breathing

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    Short-term effects of Vicodin include:

    Confusion

    Constipation

    Drowsiness

    Euphoria

    Impaired judgement

    Nausea

    Poor decision-making skills

    Sedation

    Slowed breathing

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Vicodin Overdose

The effects of using Vicodin with other drugs – including over-the-counter or prescribed medications can be unpredictable and dangerous.