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Generic: hydrocodone-ibuprofen
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It is used to treat moderate to severe pain
               



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What is this medicine?

HYDROCODONE; IBUPROFEN (hye droe KOE done; eye BYOO proe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • brain tumor
  • cigarette smoker
  • Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, or ulcerative colitis
  • drink more than 3 alcohol- containing drinks per day
  • drug abuse or addiction
  • head injury
  • heart disease or circulation problems such as heart failure or leg edema (fluid retention)
  • hemophilia or bleeding problems
  • high blood pressure
  • kidney disease or problems going to the bathroom
  • liver disease
  • lung disease, asthma, or breathing problems
  • stomach bleeding or ulcers
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to ibuprofen, hydrocodone, aspirin, other NSAIDs, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Try to not lie down for at least 10 minutes after you take the medicine. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed.

A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 16 years of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

               
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