Man experiencing long-term effects of Vicodin abuse

Long-Term Effects of Vicodin Abuse

Our Vicodin addiction treatment program in San Antonio, TX, treats patients suffering from the long-term effects of Vicodin abuse. As you probably know, Vicodin is an opioid painkiller. Opioids produce morphine-like effects and are primarily used for pain relief, including anesthesia. Vicodin combines a narcotic pain reliever (hydrocodone) with acetaminophen, a non-opioid pain reliever available…

how long does medication assisted treatment last

How Long Does Medication Assisted Treatment Last?

Medication assisted treatment, sometimes referred to as MAT, is a type of addiction treatment that utilizes medications as part of recovery. Historically, medication assisted treatment has been used in relation to opioid addictions and alcohol use disorders. More recent years have seen the method expanded to address other substance abuse disorders. One of the biggest…