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Mixing hydrocodone and ibuprofen, is this okay?

Mixing hydrocodone and ibuprofen, is this okay?

It is ok, but...: This is a good combo for short term anti-inflammatory and pain control. There is no drug interaction. However, prior taken any medication consult with your physician (past/present medical history and allergies, etc.) to prevent any drug accident. ...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 both hydrocodone and ibuprofen?

Can you take both hydrocodone and ibuprofen?

Yes.: Ibuprofen is metabolized in the kidneys while hydrocodone is cleared by the liver. They are used together at times. ...Read more

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Can hydrocodone and ibuprofen be to take together?

Can hydrocodone and ibuprofen be to take together?

Yes! Just not 2 much: Hydrocodone is an opioid or narcotic pain killer that is effective but highly addictive. Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that can relieve pain, fever & inflammation. The two can be used together (and sometimes are actually combined into the same drug). Beware that hydrocodone, like all other narcotics, can constipate while nsaids can irritate stomach & kidneys. ...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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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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Is it bad to take hydrocodone and ibuprofen together?

No: Hydrocodone is a narcotic analgesic which blunts pain perception. Ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory which may actually help decrease the cause of pain as well as having some analgesic (pain relieving) properties. ...Read more

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Will hydrocodone and ibuprofen taken at the same time be too much?

No: Each drug have different pathway and could both needed to relief pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Is hydrocodone and ibuprofen safe to take together at the same time?

Is hydrocodone and ibuprofen safe to take together at the same time?

Yes.: Ibuprofen is metabolized in the kidneys while hydrocodone is cleared by the liver. They are used together at times. ...Read more

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Is hydrocodone and ibuprofen taken at the same time be too much at once?

Is hydrocodone and ibuprofen taken at the same time be too much at once?

Yes.: Ibuprofen is metabolized in the kidneys while hydrocodone is cleared by the liver. They are used together at times. ...Read more

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Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) helps my pain but makes me itch any similar meds?

Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) helps my pain but makes me itch any similar meds?

Narcotics/itching: There are two ways to deal with this. One is to change to a different pain medication, and the other is to treat the side effects. If you will only be on vicoprofen for a short while (i.E postoperatively), you might try a small dose of an antihistamine like benadryl (diphenhydramine). This will make you sleepy, so watch out for that, but it should help. Otherwise, try an oxycodone pain medicine. ...Read more

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Does vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) cause me to sweat?

Depends...: Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) like other opiates can cause sweating in addition to many other side effects. With physician supervision, you may be able to discontinue usage for 24 hours and determine if the sweating goes away. ...Read more

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Why does vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) cause me to sweat?

Why does vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) cause me to sweat?

It just does: Opioid μ- and κ-receptors mediate hyperthermic responses.

Increased body temperature is simply an effect of where these drugs bind to in the brain and spinal cord. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen)?

What are the side effects of vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen)?

Side effect summary: Vicoprofen is a combination of hydrocodone and ibuprofen. Hydrocodone is an opioid analgesic. This class of medications have side effects such as nausea and vomiting, constipation, sedation, and depressed respirations. Ibuprofen is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Nsaid side effects include stomach upset, gastric ulcers, and decreased kidney function. ...Read more

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Can flexeril and vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) be taken together?

Can flexeril and vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) be taken together?

Yes: As long as the same doctor prescribed them at the same time and at prescribed doses. Both can make you drowsy so start with caution. ...Read more

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Does hydrocodone and ibuprofen for pain make you have extreme constipation?

Does hydrocodone and ibuprofen for pain make you have extreme constipation?

Constipation: Yes all narcotric meds such as codiene and its derivativs can lead to constipation.Eatin a high fiber diet can help. If there is an absolute requirement for narcotics ther are medications available to help counterfact the constpating effects of narcoticcs. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I mix Suboxone and vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) for a severe toothache?

Can I mix Suboxone and vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) for a severe toothache?

Life: Infected tooth, like any infection, can be life threatening. Mixing 2 potent narcotics can be life threatening. Dental treatment is the only way to cure your pain permanently...see your Dentist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could take extra ibuprofen with vicoprofen, (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) this tooth really hurts.?

Can you tell me if I could take extra ibuprofen with vicoprofen, (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) this tooth really hurts.?

Toothache: If these meds are not helping, you apparantly have an advanced infection. Antibiotics will probably help short-term, but you need to see a dentist asap to have the tooth treated.
Taking pain meds without having the tooth treated will only allow the infection to worsten, making it harder to alleviate the pain. ...Read more

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Is vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) the same thing as lortabs does it have hydrocodone in it & does it work as good as lortabs do?

Is vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) the same thing as lortabs does it have hydrocodone in it & does it work as good as lortabs do?

Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen): Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) is hydrocodone plus ibuprofen, while lortab is hydrocodone plus acetaminphen (tylenol). The active ingredient is still hydrocodone, and the doses of the narcotic hydrocodone are usually similar. ...Read more

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My neice took approximately 2mg of a vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen). She is on probation. How long will this stay in her system to be detected on a urine drug test.

My neice took approximately 2mg of a vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen). She is on probation. How long will this stay in her system to be detected on a urine drug test.

Not medical: This site is not for answering such questions. If she took these without prescription, then I recommend that she get help for this problem as priority. ...Read more

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Can vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) cause hands and feel to swell?

Can vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) cause hands and feel to swell?

Possibly: Side effects of nsaids include fluid retention. Individuals with HTN and fluid retention are cautioned about using drugs containing these compounds. ...Read more

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Why do I get hives from vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) but not vicodin?

Why do I get hives from vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) but not vicodin?

Vicodin, vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen): Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) has Ibuprofen and vicodin does not. The rash is probably due to the ibuprofen. ...Read more

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My postop pain meds hydrocodone and ibuprofen are causing extreme constipation. What can I do?

My postop pain meds hydrocodone and ibuprofen are causing extreme constipation. What can I do?

Stool softener: The hydrocodone is the culprit causing the constipation. Make sure your water intake is adequate and add a stool softener several times a day for relief. ...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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Hydrocodone And Ibuprofen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|ibuprofen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more