This medication is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain. 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 normal substance within your body to reduce pain and swelling.
Read the Medication Guide supplied by your pharmacist you get a refill before you start using this product and each time. If you have any relevant concerns regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with a glass that is full of (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) unless your physician directs you otherwise. Usually do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this medication. If stomach upset occurs while taking this medication, go on it with meals, milk, or an antacid.
Dosage and duration are based 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 time that is possible no more than 7 times). If you are instructed to take this medication for lots 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 use 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 as well.
If this medicine happens to be 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 doctor or pharmacist to get more details, and report any withdrawal reactions appropriate away.
When this medicine is taken for a long time, it may not work as well. Your doctor may need to improve your dose or change your medication. Talk with your doctor if this medication prevents working well.
Along with its benefits, this medication may rarely cause abnormal drug-seeking behavior (addiction). This risk may be increased when you have abused alcohol or medications into the past. Simply take this medicine exactly as prescribed to reduce 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 worsen, inform your pharmacist or doctor promptly.
To cut back the possibility of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly whenever increasing from a sitting or position that is lying.
To avoid constipation, maintain a diet sufficient in fiber, drink plenty of water, and exercise. Consult 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 have any serious adverse impacts, including: dizziness upon standing, swelling of the fingers or foot, sudden or unexplained fat 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 disease (such as for instance temperature, persistent sore throat), severe stomach/abdominal pain, tinnitus, unexplained neck that is stiff.
Get help that is medical away if you have any extremely serious unwanted effects, including: slow/irregular/shallow respiration, fainting, seizures.
This drug may seldom possibly cause serious fatal) liver disease. Get medical help right away if you have any signs and symptoms of liver damage, including: yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting.
a really serious reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, get help that is medical away if you observe any symptoms of a critical allergic attack, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of this face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty breathing.
This isn't a list that is complete of side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Call your physician for medical advice about side-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 side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor 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, that may cause allergies or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your medical practitioner or pharmacist your medical background, particularly of: intestinal/bowel disorders (such as for example 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), breathing problems (such as slow/shallow respiration, rest apnea), growths within the nose (nasal polyps), a certain spinal problem (kyphoscoliosis), certain heart related illnesses (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 example seizures, head damage, cyst, increased intracranial pressure), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), difficulty urinating (for example, due to enlarged prostate or narrowed urethra), illness of this pancreas (like pancreatitis), mental/mood problems (such as for example toxic psychosis), gallbladder disease, adrenal gland problem (such as for example Addison's disease), particular enzyme deficiencies (pyruvate kinase or G6PD deficiency).
Kidney problems can occasionally occur if you use NSAID medications, including ibuprofen. Issues tend to be more likely to occur if 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 total amount of urine.
This drug may 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 dentist or doctor that you will be applying this medication.
This medicine might cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of tobacco and alcohol, particularly when combined with this medicine, may increase your danger for stomach bleeding. Limit stop and alcohol smoking. Consult your pharmacist or doctor to learn more.
This medicine might 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 much more sensitive to the adverse 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 talk 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 properly used only once plainly needed. Its perhaps not recommended to be used throughout 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 dose that is effective the quickest possible time may lessen the risks. Tell the doctor right away if you notice symptoms in your baby that is newborn such slow/shallow breathing, irritability, abnormal/persistent crying, vomiting, or diarrhea.
This medicine passes into breast milk and might have effects that are undesirable a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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