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What are the concerns with having hydro addiction?

What are the concerns with having hydro addiction?

It's a Problem: Whether it is to hydrocodone, cocaine, marijuana, or even gambling, addictive behavior is always a concern. The individual loses a sense of control & perspective. As a result, s/he begins to neglect important parts of everyday life like family, employment, health & even leisure activities. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of hydro addiction and how do I fight them?

What are the symptoms of hydro addiction and how do I fight them?

Adverse Behaviors: Preoccupation with drug, adverse consequences associated with ignoring responsibilities, broken family relationships, committing illegal acts in order to obtain the drug but no apparent symptoms like a physical ailment.There might be constricted pupils.Best way to fight it-get help suboxone is valuable in overcoming the physical addiction. See an addiction specialist or suboxone doctor.Naabt.Org. ...Read more

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Overcoming Addiction & Substance Withdrawal (Checklist)

counseling
1 hrs, every other day for 3 months
tell your doctor. and seek medical care
once
develop support network, stop lying, tell family
once
12 step program support
once
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What is the treatment for hydro addiction?

What is the treatment for hydro addiction?

Get Help: Recognize your issue. Get professional help commit to change and to do whatever is necessary to effect it. Suboxone is valuable in overcoming the physical addiction. See an addiction specialist or suboxone doctor. Detox won't work without behavioral changes. Check out naabt.Org. ...Read more

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What are the concerns with having hydro addiction?

It's a Problem: Whether it is to hydrocodone, cocaine, marijuana, or even gambling, addictive behavior is always a concern. The individual loses a sense of control & perspective. As a result, s/he begins to neglect important parts of everyday life like family, employment, health & even leisure activities. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hydro addiction and how do I fight them?

Adverse Behaviors: Preoccupation with drug, adverse consequences associated with ignoring responsibilities, broken family relationships, committing illegal acts in order to obtain the drug but no apparent symptoms like a physical ailment.There might be constricted pupils.Best way to fight it-get help suboxone is valuable in overcoming the physical addiction. See an addiction specialist or suboxone doctor.Naabt.Org. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hydro addiction?

Get Help: Recognize your issue. Get professional help commit to change and to do whatever is necessary to effect it. Suboxone is valuable in overcoming the physical addiction. See an addiction specialist or suboxone doctor. Detox won't work without behavioral changes. Check out naabt.Org. ...Read more

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39 with chronic m-severe above 10 low back pain. Stopped hydro 2 yrs ago (addiction scared) doc gives methocarbomal min help other hom sugg .

39 with chronic m-severe above 10 low back pain. Stopped hydro 2 yrs ago (addiction scared) doc gives methocarbomal min help other hom sugg .

10/10 LBP +addiction: Some back pains can be severe and disabling which may necessitate treatment with opioid analgesics. These are powerful painkillers, but are also habit forming & can lead to dependance ("addictive"). Individuals with this kind of back pain and history of drug use or concern over addiction, may best be managed by a pain management physician who also specializes in opioid addiction. ...Read more

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If I have more a pyscological than a physical addiction to opiates is Suboxone still a good way to do? I have bad anxiety days after last hydro dose

If I have more a pyscological than a physical addiction to opiates is Suboxone still a good way to do? I have bad anxiety days after last   hydro dose

Usually, a good drug: Subutex and suboxone are fda approved drugs for treating dependence on opioids. Subutex is usually the drug of choice in the early stages of treatment, while maintenance is done with suboxone. Research indicates that both drugs are reasonably impactful for both the psychological and the physiological dependence on opiates. Added counseling, improves compliance with drug treatment. ...Read more

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I went to see my aunt today so wonderin what alcohol/drugs cause squirmin n lot more gigglin to she has history of alcohol n dtug addiction please hel?

I went to see my aunt today so wonderin what alcohol/drugs cause squirmin n lot more gigglin to she has history of alcohol n dtug addiction please hel?

Could be anything: Getting "high" usually includes a sense of euphoria and decreased inhibition. The symptoms you describe could be from abuse of almost anything or even represent an underlying medical or psychological condition. Have you talked to her about getting help? Also, not to be judgemental, but i hope you are not on all 3 of the medications on your profile at the same time. Opiates can be addictive. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Hydro Addiction (Definition)

Hydro is slang for hydrocodone, a pain medication that is an opioid derivative. An individual with a hydro addiction is one who is abuses and is dependent upon the drug. Effects include ...Read more