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Can you take OTC ibuprofen with hydrocodone?

Can you take OTC ibuprofen with hydrocodone?

Hydrocodone & Ibupro: You can take these two medications together as prescribed, as they are members of two different drug classes. Hydrocodone is a narcotic and Ibuprofen is a NSAID - a non-steroidal anti-infammatory drug. They both have potential side-effects and potential hazards. You should make yourself familiar with them. For instance, nsaids can irritate the gastric lining and cause pain and bleeding. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone (Definition)

Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from two naturally occurring opiates: Codeine or thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is available in tablet, capsule, and syrup form. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain or as an antitussive to treat cough. Hydrocodone affects pain by ...Read more


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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) with hydrocodone?

Yes: Unless you are not supposed to be taking nsaids, they are a good combination for pain relief. ...Read more

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Could i take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together?

Could i take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together?

Yes, it is safe: As long as it is only hydrocodone and prescribed, the two are safe to take together, as directed. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) PM along with hydrocodone? I

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) PM along with hydrocodone?  I

I would avoid: I would avoid this combination since it could cause major Central Nervous System depression that could reduce your heart rate and breathing. Try one or the other to help you sleep at night and for pain. ...Read more

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Could i take hydrocodone and ibuprofen cocurrently?

Could i take hydrocodone and ibuprofen cocurrently?

Yes, it is safe: They act on different mechanism and are safe to use, as directed, in conjunction. ...Read more

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How far apart can I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen?

How far apart can I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen?

4-6 hour intervals: Alternate medications at 4-6 hour intervals, never take them together. ...Read more

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Is there on over-the-counter pill I can take that's similar to hydrocodone-ibuprofen?

Is there on over-the-counter pill I can take that's similar to hydrocodone-ibuprofen?

Yes and no: This combination includes a narcotic. You cannot get a narcotic over-the-counter. Better still you maythere red the narcotic. A lot of nsaids are just as efficient as this narcotic combination. It is better to avoid the narcotic. Cardiologist told us use narcotics and not nsaids in older people to prevent NSAID cardiovascular side effects and then the elderly had more narcotic complications -falls. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take expired hydrocodone-ibuprofen?

Is it okay to take expired hydrocodone-ibuprofen?

Not recommended: This would not be recommended as there would be a decrease in effectiveness. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together, what to do?

Is it safe to take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together, what to do?

Yes, it is safe: They act on different mechanism and are safe to use, as directed, in conjunction. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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