This medicine is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain. 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 anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that functions by blocking a certain natural substance within your body to relieve pain and swelling.
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using this product and each time you get a refill. If you have any relevant concerns concerning the information, consult your medical professional or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with a glass that is full of (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Usually do not lie down for at least ten full minutes after taking this medication. If stomach upset occurs while taking this medication, go on it with food, 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). In the event that you are instructed to take this medication for more than 7 days, discuss the risks and benefits along with your physician. Also follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions for the safe use of other pain that is non-narcotic (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 might not work also.
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 for 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 may need to boost 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 within the past. Just take this medication exactly as recommended to reduce 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 those effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To lessen the possibility of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when increasing from a sitting or lying position.
To stop constipation, maintain a diet sufficient in fiber, drink plenty of water, and exercise. Consult with your pharmacist for help in selecting a laxative (such as 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 serious side effects.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: dizziness upon standing, swelling associated with arms or feet, sudden or unexplained weight gain, fast/pounding heartbeat, persistent/severe hassle, mental/mood changes, difficult/painful swallowing, unusual tiredness, change in amount of urine, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of illness (such as fever, persistent sore throat), severe stomach/abdominal discomfort, tinnitus, unexplained stiff neck.
Get medical help right away for those who have any extremely severe negative effects, including: slow/irregular/shallow breathing, fainting, seizures.
This medication may seldom possibly cause serious fatal) liver disease. Get medical help right away in the event that you have any outward indications of liver damage, including: yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting.
an extremely serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get help that is medical away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of this face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is simply not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Phone your doctor for medical advice about unwanted 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 effects. You may report effects that are side Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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 ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before utilizing this medication, inform your doctor or pharmacist your medical background, particularly of: intestinal/bowel disorders (such as for instance 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, sleep apnea), growths in the nose (nasal polyps), a certain spinal issue (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 seizures, head injury, tumor, increased intracranial pressure), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), trouble urinating (for example, due to enlarged prostate or narrowed urethra), condition of this pancreas (such as pancreatitis), mental/mood disorders (such as for instance toxic psychosis), gallbladder disease, adrenal gland problem (such as Addison's condition), specific enzyme deficiencies (pyruvate kinase or G6PD deficiency).
Kidney problems can occasionally occur with the use of 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 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 doctor or dentist that you are by using this medication.
This medicine might cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, particularly when along with this medication, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit stop and alcohol smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist to find out more.
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 adults may be much more sensitive to the side-effects of this medication, especially slow/shallow breathing, drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, stomach bleeding, and renal issues.
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 when obviously needed. It is perhaps not recommended for use during the very first and final trimesters of pregnancy due to harm that is possible the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery. If this medication must be used, taking the smallest effective dose for the shortest possible time may lessen the potential risks. Tell the doctor straight away in the event that you notice signs in your baby that is newborn such slow/shallow breathing, irritability, abnormal/persistent crying, vomiting, or diarrhea.
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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