This medication is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to pain that is severe. It contains 2 pain relievers: oxycodone and ibuprofen. Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever (opiate-type) that acts on certain parts of the brain to relieve pain. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that functions by blocking a certain natural substance within you to relieve 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 concerns concerning the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) unless your physician directs you otherwise. Never lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this medication. If stomach upset occurs while taking this medication, take it with meals, milk, or an antacid.
Dosage and timeframe are centered on your medical condition and response to therapy. Take this medication exactly as directed by your doctor. To minimize the risk of adverse effects (such as stomach bleeding), the manufacturer recommends using no more than 4 tablets per day for the shortest possible time (usually a maximum of 7 times). If you are instructed to take this medication to get 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 utilization of other pain that is non-narcotic (such as acetaminophen). Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any relevant questions regarding your treatment.
As the first signs of pain occur if you are taking this medication as needed, remember to take it. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication may not work as well.
If this medication is taken regularly for a long time or 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 more details, and report any withdrawal reactions right away.
When this medication is taken for a long time, it may not work as well. Your doctor may need to improve your dose or improve your medication. Talk along with your doctor if this medication stops working well.
This medication may rarely cause abnormal drug-seeking behavior (addiction) along with its benefits. This risk might be increased when you have abused alcohol or medications in the past. Just take this medication exactly as recommended to lessen the risk of addiction.
Tell your doctor if your pain persists or worsens.
See also Warning section.
Nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, upset stomach, or weakness may possibly occur. If any of the effects persist or aggravate, inform your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To reduce the possibility of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly whenever rising from a sitting or position that is lying.
To avoid constipation, maintain a diet adequate in fiber, beverage plenty of water, and exercise. Consult your pharmacist for help in choosing a laxative (such as a stimulant type with stool softener).
Understand that your medical practitioner has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of adverse effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious adverse effects.
Tell your physician right away if you have any serious adverse impacts, including: dizziness upon standing, swelling for the fingers or feet, unexpected or unexplained weight gain, fast/pounding heartbeat, persistent/severe headache, mental/mood changes, difficult/painful swallowing, unusual tiredness, change in amount of urine, effortless bruising/bleeding, signs of illness (such as for example temperature, persistent sore neck), serious stomach/abdominal discomfort, tinnitus, unexplained stiff neck.
Get medical help right away if you have any extremely severe unwanted effects, including: slow/irregular/shallow breathing, fainting, seizures.
This medication may hardly ever cause serious (possibly deadly) liver disease. Get medical help right away if you have actually any symptoms of liver damage, including: yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting.
a very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you see any outward symptoms of a significant allergic attack, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially for the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty respiration.
It is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Phone 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.
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Before using this medication, tell your physician or pharmacist if you have any other allergies 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. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which could cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, inform your medical practitioner or pharmacist your health background, particularly of: intestinal/bowel disorders (such as for example paralytic ileus, infectious diarrhea, 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), breathing problems (such as slow/shallow breathing, rest apnea), growths within the nose (nasal polyps), a certain spinal issue (kyphoscoliosis), certain heart problems (such as for instance low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat), personal or family history of regular use/abuse of drugs/alcohol/other substances, brain disorders (such as for instance seizures, head damage, tumor, increased intracranial pressure), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), difficulty urinating (for example, due to enlarged prostate or narrowed urethra), condition of the pancreas (such as for instance pancreatitis), mental/mood problems (such as for example toxic psychosis), gallbladder disease, adrenal gland problem (such as for example Addison's infection), particular enzyme deficiencies (pyruvate kinase or G6PD deficiency).
Kidney problems can occasionally occur if you use NSAID medications, including ibuprofen. Dilemmas tend to be more most likely to occur in the event that you are dehydrated, have heart failure or kidney disease, are an older adult, or if you take certain medications (see also Drug Interactions section). 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 total amount 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 alcoholic beverages.
Before having surgery, tell your dentist or doctor that you will be applying this medicine.
This medication may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of tobacco and alcohol, especially when coupled with this medication, may increase your risk for belly bleeding. Limit stop and alcohol smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist to find out more.
This medicine might 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 grownups may become more sensitive to the side-effects of this medication, especially slow/shallow breathing, drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, stomach bleeding, and kidney dilemmas.
Before using this medication, women of childbearing age should talk with their doctor(s) about the risks and benefits (such as miscarriage, trouble getting pregnant). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant. During pregnancy, this medication should be properly used only once demonstrably needed. It is perhaps not recommended to be used during the very first and final trimesters of pregnancy due to possible harm to the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery. If this medication must be used, taking the smallest effective dose for the quickest possible time may lessen the potential risks. Tell the doctor right away in the event that you notice signs in your newborn baby such as slow/shallow breathing, irritability, abnormal/persistent crying, vomiting, or diarrhoea.
This medicine passes into breast milk and may have effects that are undesirable a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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