Ibuprofen vs Percocet

Ibuprofen
(OTC)
Percocet
(Rx)
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Percocet is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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July 24, 1985
August 31, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
486,704 Discussions
224,633 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Pain Relief
#3 for Back Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Severe Pain
Percocet is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ibu
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Stomach Problems
1
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
Liver Disease
1
Stomach Issues
1
Kidney Failure
1
GI Bleeding
1
Per
Addiction
10
Nausea
6
Vomiting
3
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
1
Euphoria
1
Fainting
1
Weight Loss
1
Blood Clots
1
Shortness of Breath
1
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Ibuprofen
Ibu
Percocet
Per
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ibu
Per
1
0
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Per
1
0
Liver Damage
Ibu
Per
1
0
Hives
Ibu
Per
1
0
Gastritis
Ibu
Per
1
0
Tinnitus
Ibu
Per
1
0
Liver Disease
Ibu
Per
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ibu
Per
1
0
Kidney Failure
Ibu
Per
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ibu
Per
1
0
Addiction
Per
Ibu
10
0
Nausea
Per
Ibu
6
0
Vomiting
Per
Ibu
3
0
Dizziness
Per
Ibu
2
0
Drowsiness
Per
Ibu
1
0
Euphoria
Per
Ibu
1
0
Fainting
Per
Ibu
1
0
Weight Loss
Per
Ibu
1
0
Blood Clots
Per
Ibu
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Per
Ibu
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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B Category B
Before taking Ibuprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Percocet 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 Ibuprofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Percocet and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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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
Tablet: 2.5-325 mg, 5-325 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-325 mg, 500-7.5 mg, 650-10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Ibuprofen
Oxycodone Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ibuprofen and Percocet: 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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