Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen vs Ibuprofen

Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen
(Rx)
Ibuprofen
(OTC)
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 24, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,661 Discussions
486,432 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Severe Pain
#3 for Pain Relief
#5 for Headaches
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Chronic Pain
#8 for Discomfort
#9 for Depression
#10 for Fibromyalgia
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Fever
#6 for Pain Relief
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Teething
#10 for Flu
Ibuprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Nausea
9
Addiction
8
Drowsiness
6
Dizziness
5
Liver Damage
3
Vomiting
3
Dry Mouth
3
Numbness
2
Hearing Loss
2
Euphoria
1
Ibu
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Stomach Problems
1
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
Liver Disease
1
Stomach Issues
1
Kidney Failure
1
GI Bleeding
1
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Ibuprofen
Ibu
Nausea
Hyd
Ibu
9
0
Addiction
Hyd
Ibu
8
0
Drowsiness
Hyd
Ibu
6
0
Dizziness
Hyd
Ibu
5
0
Liver Damage
Hyd
Ibu
3
1
Vomiting
Hyd
Ibu
3
0
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Ibu
3
0
Numbness
Hyd
Ibu
2
0
Hearing Loss
Hyd
Ibu
2
0
Euphoria
Hyd
Ibu
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ibu
Hyd
2
0
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Liver Damage
Ibu
Hyd
1
3
Hives
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Gastritis
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Tinnitus
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Liver Disease
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Kidney Failure
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ibu
Hyd
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Ibuprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ibuprofen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 7.5 mg-325 mg /15 mL (15 mL), 5-334 mg/10 mL, 7.5-500 mg/15 mL, 10-300 mg/15 mL, 7.5-500 mg/15 mL(15 mL), 10-325 mg/15 mL(15 mL), 2.5-167 mg/5 mL, 3.33-167 mg/5 mL, 5-163 mg/7.5mL(7.5mL)
Tablet: , 2.5-500 mg, 5-325 mg, 7.5-500 mg, 10-250 mg, 325-10 mg, 500-5 mg, 650-10 mg, 750-7.5 mg
Elixir: 500-7.5 MG/15ML, 2.5-167 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 5-500 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Solution: 400 mg/4 mL (100 mg/mL), 800 mg/8 mL (100 mg/mL)
Capsule: 200 mg
Drops: 50 mg/1.25 mL
Gel: 100 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Ibuprofen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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