GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Hydrocodone Duration Statistics

The typical duration of action for hydrocodone is around 4 to 6 hours.

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"Ceiling analgesic effect of hydrocodone is often reached at 10-15 mg per dose."

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"Hydrocodone is listed as a Schedule II controlled substance in the U.S."

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"Clinically significant effects of hydrocodone are generally noted within 30 minutes."

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"The analgesic effect of hydrocodone usually lasts for about 4-6 hours."

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"Hydrocodone is detectable in urine for up to 3 days after the last dose."

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"Hydrocodone is typically prescribed for pain relief lasting between 4-6 hours."

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"Hydrocodone's primary metabolite, norhydrocodone, has a half-life of approximately 8 hours."

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"During hydrocodone withdrawal, symptoms peak around 72 hours."

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"The half-life of hydrocodone is approximately 3.8 hours in the body."

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"Hydrocodone can be excreted in breast milk and may affect nursing infants."

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"Hydrocodone is metabolized in the liver by the enzyme cytochrome P450."

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"Hydrocodone use can lead to dependency within 4-6 weeks of continuous use."

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"One study found the bioavailability of hydrocodone after oral administration to be about 25%."

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"The onset of action for hydrocodone is around 20-30 minutes after ingestion."

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"Blood concentrations of hydrocodone can be detectable up to 24 hours after consumption."

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"Chronic users of hydrocodone may experience withdrawal symptoms within 6-12 hours of the last dose."

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"Hydrocodone is often combined with acetaminophen to extend pain relief duration."

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"For hydrocodone extended-release formulations, the duration of effect can last up to 12 hours."

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"Oral hydrocodone reaches peak plasma concentration in about 1.3 hours."

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"In 2018, hydrocodone was prescribed over 50 million times in the United States."

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