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How risky is hydrocodone bt ibuprofen?

How risky is hydrocodone bt ibuprofen?

Not particularly: There is a prescription combo called vicoprofen, which contains Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen (motrin, advil (ibuprofen) 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 (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 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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Could you replace hydrocodone with ibuprofen?

Could you replace hydrocodone with ibuprofen?

Depends how long: You have been on hydrocodone and what your pain is from. You may suffer withdrawal if you have been on hydrocodone for chronic pain. However, if you are just transitioning after short term, it may be fine. I would recommend speaking with your prescribing physician. ...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 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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Is it possible to replace hydrocodone with ibuprofen?

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 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

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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