Vicoprofen contains a combination of hydrocodone and ibuprofen. Hydrocodone is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.Vicoprofen is used short-term to relieve severe pain. This medication is not for treating arthritis pain.

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Vicoprofen is the brand name for combination of hydrocodone & ibuprofen it approved by FDA in 1997.hydrocodone is prescription narcotics that can be combined with ibuprofen a active ingredient is form pain killer,this compound is available has a generic drug and under the brand name vicoprofen.When Hydrocodone enters the central nervous system it binds to the opiatic receptor in brain and along the spinal cord,this release discomfort by blocking out the bodies natural response to pain.Although hydrocodone is a cought suppresent ,it is prescribed to almost exclusively to treat pain ,when ibuprofen and hydrocodone combine the compund treat myiad moderate pain better than either medication.The hydrocodone and ibuprofen compound is usually prepared in tablet 7.5mg of Hydrocodone and 200mg of ibuprofen.hydrocodone and ibuprofen compound should be taken with a full glass of water.because hydrocodone can be addictive never take more medication than prescribed to you,commonly known side effects like Constipation,Nausea and drowsiness (ask your Doctor for complete list).
The information is intended to supplement not substitute for the expertise of your physcian,Always consult your doctor before using vicoprofen.

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