What is Roxicet?

Roxicet®, generically termed hydrocodone/APAP, is a combination of hydrocodone, an opioid pain reliever, and acetaminophen, a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of the hydrocodone. Roxicet is prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain.

Roxicet is typically prescribed for short term pain due to an injury, surgery or a dental procedure but is also sometimes used for chronic or cancer pain.

Is Roxicet addicting?

Roxicet® is a highly addictive substance and may be habit forming. Within a few weeks of consistently taking Roxicet®, the body adjusts to the presence of the drug and a tolerance develops. As a tolerance to Roxicet® develops, the body requires more and more Roxicet® to achieve pain relief. Taking higher doses of Roxicet® can increase the risk of experiencing uncomfortable side effects.

Roxicet Addiction Signs

  • Extreme drug seeking behaviors
  • Financial Problems
  • Increased risky behaviors
  • Appearance of withdrawal symptoms

Roxicet® is a very powerful drug that the body may become physically dependent upon. If a person no longer wishes to continue taking Roxicet® or wants to discontinue taking the drug due to its side effects, a Roxicet Detox with medical supervision is necessary to prevent withdrawal symptoms.

Symptoms of Roxicet Withdrawals

  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Vomiting

Roxicet Withdrawal Help

Under the supervision of the professionals at Outpatient Detox, patients do not need to fear experiencing withdrawal symptoms during the Roxicet Detox. Patients can detox off of Roxicet in the comfort of their own homes with personalized treatment plans that allow them to remain safe, calm, comfortable and able to sleep at night throughout the detoxification period. Outpatient Detox does not replace Roxicet with maintenance drugs; instead, the professionals at Outpatient Detox free patients of all drugs allowing patients to return to their normal, healthy lives.

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