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is it safe to take hydrocodone and ibuprofen together

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience Pain Management
Yes.: Ibuprofen is metabolized in the kidneys while hydrocodone is cleared by the liver. They are used together at times.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Hydrocodone is a narcotic analgesic which blunts pain perception. Ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory which may actually help decrease the cause of pain ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: quite similar: Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) contains ibuprofen ( Advil)- use as directed every 6 hrs.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
No interaction: There are no clear contraindications to the combination.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No reported problems: Although it sounds safe - if you have a doctor you trust - you should check it out w/ them and let them know how it goes. That's a great way to be a t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There is no interaction between these two medications.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Assuming recommended doses, yes.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It is safe to take Amoxicillin and hydrocodone together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic whereas hydrocodone is a narcotic analgesic. They shoud both b ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Different classes: Yes, for the reason you identify--they are different classes. If you are having excessive pain frequently, you should discuss this with your prescribe ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
It's ok: It is ok to do so, but of your medicine is not adequately taking care of your pain, tell your doctor so that they may adjust your pain meds appropriat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If your doctor has prescribed the three together it jus safe.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Yes: There does not seem to be any interaction BUT take them with your doctors knowledge !
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Tegretol and Advil (ibuprofen): Yes - there is a minor interaction between Tegretol (carbamazepine) and ibuprofen in the sense that the metabolism of Ibuprofen will be increased s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
31 years experience Pain Management
Diclofenac: Yes but not for a long time.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually yes: If you follow the recommended dosing schedule, it is usually safe to combine the two.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: As prescribed by your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Unless you are not supposed to be taking nsaids, they are a good combination for pain relief.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: but tramadol can make people drowsy so take it near bed time to see how you respond to the medication.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Naftulin
33 years experience Pain Management
Yes: These medications are compatible.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Under doctor's care: It is safe for most people to take these drugs together if under a doctor's care. Only a doctor can determine is this is safe based upon your past he ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Only if both docs: Are aware of the doses of the medication that have been prescribed and if you do not have untreated sleep apnea.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Paracetamol is actually tylenol (acetaminophen). The one thing you should be concerned is not to take too much of this medicine as it is know to caus ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Vicodin soma (carisoprodol): Well this is easy - vicodin is a short acting agent and as such should only be used for short periods of time. Soma (carisoprodol) - is a very dangero ... Read More

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