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Ibudone

(Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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Treats moderate to severe pain.

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

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  • 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.
  • 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.

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Side effects for Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

From clinical trials of Vicoprofen / Pain ( 300)

  • HeadacheHeadache27% for Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen vs.0% for placebo
  • DrowsinessDrowsiness22% for Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen vs.0% for placebo
  • ConstipationConstipation22% for Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen vs.0% for placebo
  • NauseaNausea21% for Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen vs.0% for placebo
  • DizzinessDizziness14% for Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen vs.0% for placebo
  • IndigestionIndigestion12% for Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen vs.0% for placebo

What to expect when you take Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) is a medicine that's used for short-term moderate to severe pain, usually no more than 10 days. Talk to your doctor if your pain lasts longer than 10 days.
  • Takes about 10 to 20 minutes to start working and can last about 4 to 8 hours.
  • Can cause headache, constipation, nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness.
  • Don't drink alcohol with Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen).
  • Can cause stomach ulcers or bleeding. Don't take it with other blood-thinning medicines without talking to your doctor first.
  • Take with food or milk to help prevent upset stomach.

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.

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Tips from pharmacists and people taking Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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Pregnancy
Alcohol
  • Tips from our pharmacists
  • Don't drink alcohol with Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen).
Food
  • Tips from our pharmacists
  • Take with food or milk to help prevent upset stomach.
Kidneys & liver
  • Upsides and downsides from our pharmacists
  • Not a good choice if you have high blood pressure or kidney, liver, or stomach problems.
  • Risks from our pharmacists
  • 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.)
Sleep
  • Tips from our pharmacists
  • Can cause headache, constipation, nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness.