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Hydrocodone Bt Ibuprofen
Not particularly: There is a prescription combo called vicoprofen, which contains Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen (motrin, advil and others). If kept to therapeutic doses, it is no more dangerous, and may be more effective for inflammatory pains like arthritis, than the combos of hydrocodone with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
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
Yes....but: Both medications can be used to treat pain. Narcotics, such as hydrocodone, do not treat the cause of pain, but make people care less about the perceived pain. The nsaid's act in a different manner, which may include decrease swelling around the injured site, but also decrease our perception of pain. Both work, but in a different manner. It often depends on the patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it is safe: They act on different mechanism and are safe to use, as directed, in conjunction. ...Read more
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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