This medication is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain. It contains 2 pain relievers: ibuprofen and oxycodone. Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever (opiate-type) that acts on certain parts of the brain to relieve pain. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal drug that is anti-inflammatoryNSAID) that works by blocking a certain natural substance within you to decrease pain and swelling.
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist you get a refill before you start using this product and each time. If you have any relevant questions regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Simply take this medication by mouth with a glass that is full of (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) unless your physician directs you otherwise. Do not lie down for at least ten minutes after taking this medication. If stomach upset occurs while taking this medication, go on it with meals, milk, or an antacid.
Dosage and length are predicated on your medical condition and response to therapy. Take this medication exactly as directed by your doctor. To minimize the risk of side effects (such as stomach bleeding), the manufacturer recommends using no more than 4 tablets per day for the shortest time that is possible only 7 days). If you are instructed to take this medication for more than 7 days, discuss the risks and benefits with your medical practitioner. Also follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions for the safe usage of other pain that is non-narcotic (such as acetaminophen). Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any relevant questions regarding your therapy.
If you are taking this medication as needed, remember to take it as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication may not work also.
If this medication has been taken regularly for a time that is long in high doses, withdrawal symptoms (such as runny nose, irritability, trouble sleeping, sweating, stomach cramps, diarrhea) may occur if you suddenly stop taking this medication. To prevent withdrawal reactions, your doctor may reduce your dose gradually. Consult your pharmacist or doctor for lots more details, and report any withdrawal reactions right away.
When this medication is taken for a time that is long it may not work as well. Your doctor might need to boost your dose or change your medication. Talk with your medical practitioner if this medication stops working well.
Along with its benefits, this medication may rarely cause abnormal drug-seeking behavior (addiction). This risk might be increased when you have abused alcohol or drugs into the past. Simply take this medication exactly as recommended to minimize the risk of addiction.
Tell your medical practitioner if your pain persists or worsens.
See also Warning section.
Nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, upset stomach, or weakness may occur. If any among these effects persist or aggravate, tell your pharmacist or doctor promptly.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly whenever increasing from a sitting or lying position.
To prevent constipation, maintain a diet adequate in fiber, beverage plenty of water, and exercise. Consult with your pharmacist for help in picking a laxative (such as for example a stimulant type with stool softener).
Understand that your medical practitioner has prescribed this medicine she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of adverse effects because he or. Many people using this medication do not have side that is serious.
Tell your doctor right away if you've got any serious side effects, including: dizziness upon standing, swelling for the hands or foot, sudden or unexplained fat gain, fast/pounding heartbeat, persistent/severe frustration, mental/mood changes, difficult/painful swallowing, unusual tiredness, change in amount of urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of disease (such as for example temperature, persistent sore throat), severe stomach/abdominal pain, tinnitus, unexplained neck that is stiff.
Get medical help right away when you have any really severe side-effects, including: slow/irregular/shallow breathing, fainting, seizures.
This drug may rarely cause serious (possibly deadly) liver disease. Get medical help right away if you have any outward indications of liver damage, including: yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting.
an extremely serious reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, get help that is medical away if you observe any outward symptoms of a critical allergic attack, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially for the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble respiration.
This is simply not a list that is complete of adverse effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your doctor for medical advice about negative effects. You may report effects that are side FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about adverse impacts. You may report side effects to wellness Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to oxycodone or ibuprofen; or to other narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone, oxymorphone); or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (such as naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, that may cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before making use of this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, particularly of: intestinal/bowel problems (such as paralytic ileus, infectious diarrhoea, colitis, blockage), recent heart bypass surgery (CABG), liver disease, bleeding/blood-clotting disorders (such as hemophilia, vitamin K deficiency, low platelet count), stomach/intestine/esophagus problems (such as bleeding, ulcers, recurring heartburn), diabetes, gout, lung diseases (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), difficulty in breathing (such as slow/shallow respiration, sleep apnea), growths within the nose (nasal polyps), a certain spinal problem (kyphoscoliosis), certain heart disease (such as low bloodstream pressure, irregular heartbeat), personal or family history of regular use/abuse of drugs/alcohol/other substances, brain disorders (such as for example seizures, head injury, cyst, increased intracranial pressure), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), difficulty urinating (for example, due to enlarged prostate or narrowed urethra), disease of this pancreas (such as pancreatitis), mental/mood disorders (such as for instance toxic psychosis), gallbladder disease, adrenal gland issue (such as Addison's illness), certain enzyme deficiencies (pyruvate kinase or G6PD deficiency).
Kidney problems will often occur with the use of NSAID medications, including ibuprofen. Issues are far more likely to occur in the event that you take certain medications (see also Drug Interactions section) if you are dehydrated, have heart failure or kidney disease, are an older adult, or. Drink plenty of fluids as directed by your doctor to prevent dehydration and tell your doctor right away if you have any change that is unusual the quantity of urine.
This drug might make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness you can perform such activities safely until you are sure. Avoid beverages that are alcoholic.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you will be using this medication.
This medication might cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when coupled with this medication, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist to learn more.
This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths or sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
Older adults may become more responsive to the negative effects of this medication, especially slow/shallow breathing, drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, stomach bleeding, and kidney issues.
Before using this medication, women of childbearing age should consult with their s that are doctor( about the risks and benefits (such as miscarriage, trouble getting pregnant). Tell your doctor if you plan to become pregnant if you are pregnant or. During pregnancy, this medication should be properly used only if plainly needed. Its maybe not recommended to be used throughout the first and final trimesters of maternity due to harm that is possible the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery. If this medication must be used, taking the smallest dose that is effective the shortest possible time may lessen the potential risks. Tell the doctor right away if you notice symptoms in your newborn baby such as slow/shallow breathing, irritability, abnormal/persistent crying, vomiting, or diarrhea.
This medication passes into breast milk and could have effects that are undesirable a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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