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 pain that is narcotic (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 normal substance within you to relieve pain and swelling.
Read the Medication Guide supplied by your pharmacist before you start using this product and each time you get a refill. If you have any relevant concerns about the information, consult your medical professional 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. Don't lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this drug. If stomach upset occurs while taking this medication, go with food, milk, or an antacid.
Dosage and duration are predicated on your condition that is medical and 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 possible time (usually only 7 days). If you are instructed to take this medication to get more than 7 days, discuss the risks and benefits along with your doctor. Also follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions for the safe usage of other non-narcotic pain relievers (such as acetaminophen). Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any relevant questions regarding your therapy.
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 too.
If this medication is 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 more details, and report any withdrawal reactions appropriate away.
When this medicine is taken for a time that is long it may not work as well. Your doctor may need to boost your dose or improve your medication. Talk along with your medical practitioner if this medication stops working well.
This medication may rarely cause abnormal drug-seeking behavior (addiction) along with its benefits. This risk may be increased when you have abused alcohol or drugs in the past. Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lessen 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 of those effects persist or aggravate, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
To avoid constipation, maintain a diet sufficient in fiber, beverage plenty of water, and exercise. Consult with your pharmacist for help in selecting 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 side effects because he or. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
Tell your doctor right away if you've got any serious adverse results, including: dizziness upon standing, swelling for the arms or feet, sudden or unexplained fat gain, fast/pounding heartbeat, persistent/severe frustration, mental/mood changes, difficult/painful swallowing, unusual tiredness, change in amount of urine, effortless bruising/bleeding, signs of illness (such as temperature, persistent sore neck), severe stomach/abdominal discomfort, ringing ears, unexplained neck that is stiff.
Get help that is medical away if you have any extremely serious unwanted effects, including: slow/irregular/shallow breathing, fainting, seizures.
This drug may seldom possibly cause serious fatal) liver disease. Get medical help right away in the event that you have any symptoms 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 observeable symptoms of a critical allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially regarding the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This isn't a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your medical professional for medical advice about negative effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report adverse effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before taking 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 ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergies or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before utilizing this medication, tell your physician or pharmacist your medical history, specially of: intestinal/bowel disorders (such as paralytic ileus, infectious diarrhea, colitis, blockage), recent heart bypass surgery (CABG), liver disease, bleeding/blood-clotting problems (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 for instance asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), breathing problems (such as slow/shallow respiration, rest apnea), growths in the nose (nasal polyps), a certain spinal problem (kyphoscoliosis), certain heart problems (such as low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat), personal or family history of regular use/abuse of drugs/alcohol/other substances, brain disorders (such as seizures, head damage, tumor, increased intracranial pressure), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), trouble urinating (for example, due to enlarged prostate or narrowed urethra), disease of the pancreas (such as pancreatitis), mental/mood problems (such as for instance 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 sometimes 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 unusual change in the quantity of urine.
This drug might make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you're applying this medicine.
This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of tobacco and alcohol, particularly when combined with this medication, may increase your danger for belly bleeding. Limit stop and alcohol smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
This medicine may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths or sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear clothing that is protective outdoors.
Older grownups may be more responsive to the negative effects of this medication, especially slow/shallow breathing, drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, stomach bleeding, and renal problems.
Before using this medication, women of childbearing age should consult with their doctor(s) 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 maternity, this medication should be used only once demonstrably needed. Its perhaps not recommended to be used throughout the 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 dose that is effective the shortest possible time may lessen the risks. Tell the doctor immediately if you notice symptoms in your baby that is newborn such slow/shallow breathing, irritability, abnormal/persistent crying, vomiting, or diarrhoea.
This medication passes into breast milk and might have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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