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

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

  • Pill
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Side effect rates for Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

From 300 clinical trials of Vicoprofen when taken for pain
  • Headache
    27%27%
  • Somnolence
    22%22%
  • Constipation
    22%22%
  • Nausea
    21%21%
  • Dizziness
    14%14%
  • Dyspepsia
    12%12%
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The placebo bar shows how common a side effect was for people taking a sugar pill instead of Vicoprofen.

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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.

Pharmacist Q&A

Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen) questions for

Frequently Asked Questions

This medication treats acute, short-term pain (typically fewer than 10 days).

Who is this drug for?

This medication treats acute, short-term pain (typically fewer than 10 days).

Common concerns from people taking Ibudone (Hydrocodone / Ibuprofen)

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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
FDA pregnancy category for Vicoprofen
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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.