What are the effects of hydrocodone?

How does hydrocodone make you feel? I was told that hydrocodone-based medication is pretty rough on your stomach, are there any other side effects? Long-term effects?

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Prescription Drugs

Hydrocodone-based medication is available by prescription only.

opiates

Opiates

Hydrocodone is an opiate used for the treatment of mild to severe pain.

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Painkillers

We often refer to pain relief medication as "painkillers".

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Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is often combined with less-powerful, non-opioid compounds, like Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen, in an effort to lessen general toxicity of the medication.


It's a painkiller; it reduces pain. Like other opioids, new users may experience feelings of pleasure, euphoria, and a general sense of well-being in high doses. The more you use, however, the more your body needs to get high. Soon, even feeling "normal" will not be possible without proper medication. Careful.

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