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A Drug Detox Program Can Help You Get Through Hydrocodone Withdrawal Symptoms

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Published: July 31, 2016

Stopping hydrocodone use can be difficult. Like with any other opiate, there are many withdrawal symptoms that can emerge after someone stops taking hydrocodone. While hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms start mild, they usually become more severe in a few hours or days. Dealing with these hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms by yourself without the help of a drug detox center can cause you health problems or even push you toward relapsing.

Hydrocodone Withdrawal Symptoms That Can Manifest

Hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms will vary, depending on how long you’ve been using the opiate and how much you’ve been taking. Regardless of those factors, the withdrawal symptoms will always begin at a slightly uncomfortable level. These early symptoms include things such as:

  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Running Nose
  • Sweating
  • Muscle Aches

Later, more severe withdrawal symptoms can include things like:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Cramping

While none of these symptoms are normally life-threatening, they can contribute to a substance abuse cycle. At some point, the later symptoms can become unbearable to some, which could lead them back to hydrocodone or a different, far more dangerous opiate like heroin.

How A Reputable Drug Detox Program Can Help With Hydrocodone Withdrawal Symptoms

When you enter an opioid detox center, you’ll immediately be surrounded by trained professionals who are familiar with hydrocodone withdrawal. No matter what symptoms crop up, they’re going to be able to help you through them. Some of these symptoms, especially the earlier ones, may only take some counseling and support. More extreme symptoms may require medication to help curb them, which doctors can prescribe to you on an as-needed basis. If cravings and triggers still arise, doctors can help you stay in treatment. At reputable drug detox centers, medical staff members are available 24/7, so you can ask for help and support whenever you need it.

Lakeview Health Can Provide You With The Drug Detox Program You Need

At Lakeview Health, we always put the care of our patients first. When you enter our medically monitored detox program, you’re going to be surrounded by doctors and other professionals who are trained and ready to help you. Each day, we’ll meet with you to discuss how you’re doing and what can be done to help make the experience easier for you. We’ll even help you transition into rehabilitation once you’ve finished detoxing. You don’t need to keep struggling with your hydrocodone addiction. Reaching out to Lakeview Health for detoxing can be the first step toward a fulfilling, sober life. Call us today at 866.704.7692 so we can start discussing your treatment options.

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