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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
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
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
I took my vicoprofen for a monster migraine, but I have an irritating cough keeping me awake. Can I take the equate brand nighttime cough medicine or?
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
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
Is it safe to take Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) six hours after having taken Hydrocodone for pain?
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
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
Can you tell me if I could take extra ibuprofen with vicoprofen, (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) this tooth really hurts.?
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
Is vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) the same thing as lortabs does it have hydrocodone in it & does it work as good as lortabs do?
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Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) has been expired since 04 I just had dental surgery could I take it?
No interaction: There are no clear contraindications to the combination. ...Read more
Is vicoprofen (i'm taking the generic form which is called hydrocodone/ibuprof 7.5-200mg) a decongestant or does it make nasal congestion worse?
Doctors have all been rude anymore and will not prescribe me Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) I've taken many years for my Lupus and Fibromyalgia in TX, what can I do?
Hydrocodone: Is not recommended for non cancer pain with perhaps the exception of some cases of neuropathy. The American Academy of Neurology just issued a statement to that effect. More people have died from narcotic overdose from prescriptions in the past 10 years than died in the Vietnam War. Fibromyalgia has never been an indication for narcotic use. If you have neuropathy from SLE you may qualify for Tx ...Read more
My son is taking vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) and antibiotics after wisdom teeth removal, he's had a fever I'd like to know if he can take an extra tablet of just ibup.
Call the office: An elevated body temperature might occur during the first day or two. Be sure to have him drink plenty of fluids and get out of bed to walk around two or three times a day. If fever persists you need to call the surgeon's office. If there is to increase the dose of any meds also consult with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more