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Lortab addiction treatment is becoming more prominent as the problem of opiate abuse grows. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, between 1994 and 2004, the number of persons who were admitted to treatment programs across the US with a primary problem with opiates other than heroin increased from 14,197 to 60,017. If you or someone you love is a candidate for Lortab rehab, please call to discuss treatment options.

Since Lortab contains hydrocodone, it is no surprise that it is highly addictive. Many drugs that contain hydrocodone lead to abuse and addiction issues in users. If you have any issues with your liver, you should not take Lortab at all. Since it contains acetaminophen, it can be taxing on the liver.

Lortab Side Effects

Lortab is not an effective pain reliever for everyone, and in some instances, use of it can cause unpleasant side effects. These side effects include:

  • Convulsions
  • Urination issues
  • Nausea
  • Hearing problems
  • Fear
  • Headache
  • Mood fluctuations

If you experience side effects, whether mild or severe, consult your doctor. In some instances, you may be experiencing an adverse effect of the medication.

Addiction Treatment Options

“If you suspect you or a loved one has developed an addiction to Lortab, it’s important to address the issue as soon as possible.”If you suspect you or a loved one has developed an addiction to Lortab, it’s important to address the issue as soon as possible by seeking immediate addiction treatment. Addiction to drugs that contain hydrocodone can truly ruin lives in every aspect — health, finances, relationships and career — so it’s vital to deal with the issue.

Thankfully, addiction treatment facilities can help you detox from Lortab and rehabilitate in a supportive, healthy setting. During the detox process, you may be given prescription medications that allow you to gradually wean off Lortab, without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. You may also be given antidepressant or anti-anxiety medication to deal with depressive or anxious symptoms that may occur.

Call us at for information on various Lortab rehab options in your area. You can choose from inpatient, outpatient, traditional or holistic offerings. Each program will offer specific therapies that may appeal to you particular situation. When you call us, we can discuss your circumstances and help you determine the best option for you.

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