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Lorcet

Under the Controlled Substance Act in United States, Lorcet is a classified Schedule II drug which means it is a drug that has the potential of being addictive and has high danger of being abused or misused. Under proper medical situations this prescription drug is given to treat severe or moderate pain.

Lorcet Addiction


What makes lorcet extremely addictive is that component of this prescription drug medication that consists of hydrocodone that is an opioid in nature. Being an opiate in nature this component attaches itself to the receptors in the brain which in turn blocks the pain and gives the user a feeling of euphoria and well being. The feeling of being high is obviously quite relaxing for an individual and with time and regular and increased used of lorcet and individual becomes addicted to the drug to maintain those feeling of pain and elation. When the use of lorcet crosses the recommended scope and its usage becomes chronic with escalating use and cravings for lorcet, then these are clear signs of addictive behavior.

Signs of Addiction

Apart from the above mentioned symptoms other addiction symptoms include:

  • Requesting refills of lorcet medication quickly and above the recommended use
  • Consulting more than one doctor in order to get hands on more lorcet prescriptions
  • Developing abnormal cravings of lorcet and crossing any limits to get hands on the medication
  • Behaving in an extremely reserve or isolated manner by distancing oneself from friends and family
  • Going through money quickly and have an unexplainable lack of money
  • Suffering from strong mood swings
  • A sudden change in social activities

Drug addiction has the ability of destroying a person’s life by making an individual completely helpless and dependent on the drug for mere survival. When a person becomes addicted to a drug, he cannot seem to stop and when he tries to get off the medication without proper treatment than the body suffers severe withdrawal symptoms that are taxing both physically and psychologically.

Withdrawal Symptoms

Withdrawal symptoms can include the following:

  • Restlessness
  • Severe abdominal and stomach pain
  • Sleeplessness
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Chills and cramps
  • Severe perspiration
  • Diarrhea
  • Agitation
  • Flu-like symptoms

Treatment of Lorcet Addiction by Suboxone

Suboxone is a popular treatment option that is used in helping a patient recover and get rid of his lorcet addiction. Suboxone is drug that contains two ingredients namely buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an opioid agonist while naloxone is an opioid antagonist. The buprenorphine present in the drug helps the patient to wean off the addictive drug without getting the withdrawal symptoms while naloxone prevents an already addicted person abuse or misuse suboxone for recreational purposes.

If you have a loved one who needs immediate help for the treatment of Lorcet abuse than we can help you in choosing the best addiction recovery program for your needs. We are available 24/7 to take your call.

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