Signs, Withdrawal Timeline & Treatment

Norco Addiction

Content Overview: Norco, a brand name for Hydrocodone (Vicodin), is a lower strength opioid painkiller that combines hydrocodone and acetaminophen for the relief of moderate to severe pain. Even in prescribed doses, Norco can be habit-forming and lead to an addiction. South Coast Counseling has been helping those addicted to opioids like Norco for over 50 years. Our true dual-diagnosis program focuses on the mind, body, and spirit and teaches clients the necessary tools to obtain long-term recovery from Norco abuse.

Norco is a narcotic pain reliever that is a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. If one begins using it recreationally, or not as prescribed, it is easy to become addicted. Norco abuse has become more common in recent years. Here at South Coast Counseling, we help people overcome their addictions to such substances.

We offer rehab services for inpatients and outpatients. Our team of experts are highly experienced in all aspects of addiction, so they can create a treatment plan that focuses on your individual needs. If left untreated, Norco addiction will spiral out of control, causing life-altering damage.

How to Know If Someone is Abusing Norco

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise, and Norco is on that list of medications being abused. Initially, it may be prescribed for acute or chronic pain, but after a while, the user may notice euphoric effects or use it to mask emotional pain or anxiety.Anytime a drug is used outside its prescribed scope it is being abused.


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Norco Addiction



accompanied by slow or shallowed breathing.


meaning small or tiny pupils in the eyes.


due to itchiness throughout the body.


also known as extreme drowsiness and fatigue.

Facts About Norco Addiction

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emergency room visits in 2009 related to the recreational use of Norco, with 100,00 connected to the combination with other drugs.
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of pharmaceutical overdoses in 2008 were attributed to prescription painkillers like Norco.
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people tried opioid painkillers like Norco recreationally for the first time in 2012.

Get Help for Norco Addiction at South Coast Counseling

Norco addiction is a serious problem that requires immediate intervention. South Coast Counseling offers some of the most extensive substance abuse treatment programs in the area. You can take the first step in overcoming the problems by contacting us for an initial evaluation and intake.

Having initially been prescribed Norco for medicinal purposes, you may not always realize that you have become dependent upon the drug. Let us help you assess the situation today. Help is available.

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late.

South Coast Counseling has over 50 years of experience treating those who suffer from drug addiction & mental illness. Don’t become another statistic, get help now.

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