Ibudone

(Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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Treats moderate to severe pain.

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Our bottom line

Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) works well for moderate to severe pain, but it shouldn't be used long-term.

Quick facts about Vicoprofen
  • Drug class: Pain
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (hydrocodone / ibuprofen)
Prices and discounts
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Upsides

  • Effective option to relieve short-term moderate to severe pain.
  • Provides better pain control since Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) is a combination medicine that works in two different ways.
  • Can cause less sleepiness than other similar medicines.
  • Available as a generic and comes in different strengths.
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Downsides

  • Not used for long-term pain or for conditions like osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Can cause serious heart and stomach problems. The risk goes up the longer you take it, but problems can happen at any time. Don't take Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) any longer than your doctor recommends.
  • Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) raises your risk of bleeding, especially when taken with other blood-thinning medicines.
  • You can experience withdrawal symptoms if you suddenly stop taking Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen).
  • Not a good choice if you have high blood pressure or kidney, liver, or stomach problems.
How it works

Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) is a combination medicine with two pain relievers. One is an opioid that blocks pain receptors in the brain; the other is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that prevents inflammation.

Quick facts about Vicoprofen
  • Drug class: Pain
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (hydrocodone / ibuprofen)

Dosage forms

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Side effect rates for Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

300 From clinical trials of Vicoprofen / Pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Somnolence
  • Constipation
  • Headache

Risks and Warnings for Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • History of cardiovascular disease
    • High blood pressure
    • Smoking

    Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) can increase your chance of having blood clots, heart attack, or stroke. The risk can increase the longer you take it. Talk to your doctor about taking the lowest dose that works for you for the shortest time possible.

Common concerns from people taking Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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Alcohol
  • Don't drink alcohol with Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen).
Food
  • Take with food or milk to help prevent upset stomach.
Kidneys and liver
  • Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) is processed by the kidney and liver. If you have kidney or liver problems, talk to your doctor because you may need a different dose. (No dose adjustments are specified on the manufacturer's label.)
  • Not a good choice if you have high blood pressure or kidney, liver, or stomach problems.
Pain
  • Not used for long-term pain or for conditions like osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
Sleep
  • Can cause headache, constipation, nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness.