Norco is the brand name prescription drug for hydrocodone. It is a narcotic pain relief drug that is highly addictive due to the presence of hydrocodone. Taking this drug in amounts exceeding the prescription can lead to increased tolerance for someone, which ultimately leads to addiction. Even prescribed amounts of this drug can lead to habitual recreational use.

Norco Addictive Drug

Due to its highly addictive nature, Norco is really popular amongst opiate addicts especially because it is fairly easy to obtain. There are some signs to look for when watching out for Norco dependency or abuse. Taking Norco more than the prescribed amount or simply without a prescription and decreased social activity are major indicators of addiction. Withdrawal symptoms of Norco include excessive yawning, dilated pupils, chills, agitation, nausea and stomach problems. Norco abuse can affect a person physically as well as mentally and lead to problems such as constant anxiety, hearing loss, heart attack, breathing problems, coma and even death.


Other Drug Names for Norco

Norco is often referred to as:

  • Vicodin: Vicodin is another painkiller similar in composition with Norco and both contain acetaminophen and hydrocodone as their main ingredients. The only difference is that Norco contains higher levels of hydrocodone whereas Vicodin contains higher acetaminophen.
  • Hydrocodone: Hydrocodone is an active ingredient present in Norco. It is a semi-synthesized opioid from codeine.
  • Lortab: Lortab and Norco are basically the same things with same functionality but with a different composition. Norco has slightly lesser hydrocodone:acetaminophen ratio.
  • Yellows: Norco drug is available in two colours, white and yellow. Yellows is just a street slang used to refer to the drug without getting unwanted attention.
  • Lorcet: Lorcet is another painkiller similar in nature to Norco and also prone to abuse. The only difference is the amount of acetaminophen in these two brand name narcotic pain relievers.
  • Hydro: Hydro is just a short name for hydrocodone which is an active ingredient of Norco.
  • Pain Killer: Norco is basically a painkiller as discussed before.

If you or anyone close to you is suffering from Norco addiction, it is best to seek immediate help. IntoTreatment is here to walk you through the process and answer any questions you may have.

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