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Can I Take Ibuprofin While I Wean Off Vicodin
Yes: Ibuprofen can help with the muscle and bone aches. Dont take more than recommended amount, consult you doctor is on other meds such as high blood pressure meds or have stomach or kidney problems, or having difficulty stopping vicodin, other meds may be helpful with other symptoms of withdrawal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Yes: I know this online forum is here to answer questions but i think it's also imperative that patients tell their physicians everything they're taking. And buy all their medications from same pharmacy so pharmacist can look for interactions too (doc should do so too). And in this day & age, patients have same access to drug interaction database as physicians. Yes, vicodin & Ibuprofen can be taken tog. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You Can Take Both: There should be no issue with taking both medications on the same day. ...Read more
No problem: You may want to stagger them to benefit from the effects, but there is no problem taking them together. Vicodin has Acetaminophen in it along with hydrocodone. Each of these medications, and ibuprofen, have differen mechanisms of action and work in different places, so you shouldnt have any problem taking them together. ...Read more
yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician. ...Read more
I have endometriosis and often takes 800mg or more ibuprofen to relieve pain, would it be better to continue take that or switch to vicodin?
Continue ibuprofen: as Vicodin is an addictive narcotic which may develop tolerance and require more and more for pain relief. It is also now a schedule 2 drug which prohibits refills. You can take 800mg of ibuprofen every 8 hours if needed and the prescription strength is not scheduled and may be refilled for up to 1 year. ...Read more
Yes: There are no significant medication interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
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