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Yes. Hydrocone is an opiate drug used to treat chronic pain where other medications have not been successful. It is in the same class with Morphine and Oxycodone and just like them it is easily addictive when a user develops tolerance.

 

In addition, like other opiate medications, Hydrocone is a depressant. This feature allows it to slow or depress a user’s central nervous system and by doing this pain is countered and users are able to sleep better than without the drug.

 

is hydrocodone an opiate

 

Because of its highly addictive nature, this medication is rarely prescribed unless the pain cannot be alleviated with another safer and less addictive drug. Some withdrawal symptoms that the drug can be used to alleviate include:

  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Euphoria
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Constipation

 

Is Hydrocone a Narcotic?

 

Hydrocone is a narcotic legally and medically. Medically it is a narcotic because it is an opioid analgesic. Legally it is a narcotic because it is a schedule II narcotic.

 

Who Uses Hydrocodone?

 

Because Hydrocone is usually prescribed first by doctors, it can be assumed that addiction is common among people who take it to counter pain. And it is true that most dependence cases start this way, making pain sufferers the top abusers of the drug, but it is also true that many young adults and teens are also addicted. Reports indicate that over million people in the United States over 12yrs have used the medication for non-medical purposes.

 

Hydrocone Dosing

 

The specific amount of drug that you use will depend on your own medical condition and strength of the medicine. In addition the doses you consume, time allowed between doses and the duration that you take the medicine will depend on the medical condition that you have.

 

However the average dosage of the medicine for moderate to severe pain is 1 to 2 capsules every 6 hours and not more than 8 capsules a day. But your physician may increase the dose if he or she finds it necessary.