What Is Vicodin?


What Is a Vicodin High? An oral painkiller best used for treating mild to moderate pain, Vicodin is among the most popular prescription painkillers in the United States. Often provided after minor surgeries like wisdom tooth extraction, Vicodin is extremely effective – and extremely intoxicating. As an opioid pain reliever, Vicodin falls into a class of highly addictive drugs that are frequently abused in the United States. In fact, use and abuse of such prescriptions have skyrocketed over the past several years, with the rate of prescription quadrupling from 1999 to 2014. With such a problematic history of use, Vicodin and its peers are [...]