1 What is Vicoprofen?

Brand: Vicoprofen, Ibudone

Generic: Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Ibuprofen

Vicoprofen is a drug used in the short-term relief of pain. This drug is available as a film-coated tablet containing hydrocodone bitartrate 7.5 milligrams and ibuprofen 200 milligrams or hydrocodone bitartrate 10 milligrams and ibuprofen 200 milligrams.

You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication should be taken by mouth as instructed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew the drug because it may diminish its effects. This medication should be taken with a full glass of water unless your doctor tells you otherwise. You should swallow the drug whole.

Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment. Take this drug regularly to experience the most benefits. You should also take this drug at the same time each day.

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.

Vicoprofen may interact with medications such as:

  • Aliskiren
  • ACE Inhibitors such as lisinopril
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers such as:
    • Valsartan
    • or Losartan
  • Aspirin or other NSAIDs such as:
  • Anti-platelet drugs such as:
    • Clostazol
    • or Clopidogrel
  • Bisphosphonates took by mouth such as:
    • Alendronate
  • Blood thinners such as:
  • Corticosteroids such as:
    • Prednisone
  • Lithium
  • MAO inhibitors:
  • Pemetrexed
  • Probenecid
  • SSRI/SNRI antidepressants such as:
    • Fluoxetine
    • Sertraline
    • or Duloxetine
  • Mixed narcotic agonist-antagonists such as:
    • Pentazocine
    • Nalbuphine
    • or Butorphanol
  • Azole antifungals such as:
    • Itraconazole
  • Macrolide antibiotics such as:
    • Erythromycin
  • Rifamycins such as:
    • Rifabutin
  • St. John's wort
  • Drugs used to treat seizures such as:
    • Carbamazepine
    • or Phenytoin
  • Alcohol
  • Allergy or cough-and-cold products
  • Anti-seizure drugs such as phenobarbital
  • Medicine for sleep or anxiety such as:
    • Alprazolam
    • Diazepam
    • or Zolpidem
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Other narcotic pain relievers such as:
    • Morphine
  • Psychiatric medicines such as:

Side Effects: There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:

  • Allergy to ibuprofen or hydrocodone or to aspirin or other NSAIDs such as:
    • Naproxen
    • or Celecoxib
  • Allergy to narcotic pain medications such as:
    • Codeine
    • or Morphine
  • Aspirin-sensitive asthma
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding or clotting problem
  • Brain disorders
  • Breathing problems
  • Nasal polyps
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart problems
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Mental or mood disorders
  • Personal or family history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Edema
  • Difficulty urinating such as:
  • Pregnancy or lactation
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