Question: What are the dangers of taking hydrocodone with a heart condition or . Long term side effects of narcotics are addiction/physical dependence.
Hydrocodone Cessation Question: After taking this medication for a year with back pain what is the best way to stop taking it without withdrawal symptoms?
Answer: You are following an acceptable method of weaning. If there is no surgical or injectable way to alleviate the pain, I'd stay with the narcotics. Have you seen a pain specialist, injections of steroids in your spine? TENS unit,Etc. The narcotics still work by the way, you are developing tolerance and need to increase the dosage to get pain control.
When you find yourself deeply hooked on hydrocodone abuse, side effects can include a long list of symptoms that will disrupt your life.