Hydrocodone Overdose and Hydrococone Overdose Symptoms
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Hydrocodone Overdose

Hydrocodone belongs to a class of narcotic medications called opiates. These medications are man-made versions of the natural compounds found in opium. Hydrocodone is usually found in prescription painkillers. Hydrocodone may also be combined with a non-narcotic medicine, acetaminophen (Tylenol). Hydrocodone can be habit-forming, which leads to physical and psychological dependence, increasing your ask for accidental or intentional overdose. 
Additionally, there are serious health risks posed by consuming any amount of alcohol with hydrocodone. The mixture can potentially cause serious damage to the liver, kidneys, and stomach wall. 

Symptoms of hydrocodone overdose include:

  • respiratory depression
  • extreme somnolence
  • blue, clammy, or cold skin
  • narrowed or widened pupils
  • bradycardia
  • coma
  • seizures
  • cardiac arrest
  • and death
Due to hydrocodone’s opiate-related side effects such as euphoria, sedation and somnolence, it is now currently of the most common recreational prescription drugs in America, along with oxycodone. 
Recreational hydrocodone use is particularly prevalent among teenagers and young adults because of the drug's widespread availability. One serious problem with the illicit use of hydrocodone, especially in younger populations, is that users may not be aware that hydrocodone pills contain acetaminophen. Consuming more than 4,000 milligrams of acetaminophen a day can cause liver damage, jaundice, and even liver failure if the drug is being taken in excessive dosages for an extended period of time.

Hydrocodone Overdose and Hydrococone Overdose Symptoms
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