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Dr. John Landi
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Hydrocodone And Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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Can antibiotics increase the severity or chance of you having an allergic reaction to another medication? (vicoprofen) specifically.

Can antibiotics increase the severity or chance of you having an allergic reaction to another medication?  (vicoprofen) specifically.

No: No, not really. There are many different types of antibiotics and being allergic to one isn't going to make you allergic to another antibiotic. However, if they're within the same class, there is a chance that you could have an allergic reaction to both of them. That's why doctors avoid using an antibiotic from the same class when you've had an allergic reaction to one of the drugs in that class. ...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 ?- and ?-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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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Vicoprofen (Definition)

Vicoprofen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more