GENERIC NAME: HYDROCODONE/IBUPROFEN - ORAL (HYE-droe-KOE-done/EYE-bue-proe-fen)
BRAND NAME(S): Vicoprofen
WARNING: The ibuprofen in this combination medication may rarely increase the risk for a heart attack or stroke. The risk may be greater if you have heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (for example, due to smoking, family history of heart disease, or conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes), or with longer use. This drug should not be taken right before or after heart bypass surgery (CABG). Also, this drug may infrequently cause serious (rarely fatal) bleeding from the stomach or intestines. This can occur without warning symptoms and at any time during treatment. Older adults have an increased risk of bleeding.
Stop taking this medication and get medical help right away if you notice any of the following rare but very serious side effects: chest pain, severe dizziness, weakness on one side of the body, vision changes, slurred speech, black stools, persistent stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds. (See also Precautions section.)
Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the risks and benefits of treatment with this medication.
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