hydrocodone and ibuprofen, Vicoprofen

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GENERIC NAME: hydrocodone and ibuprofen

BRAND NAME: Vicoprofen

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Vicoprofen is a combination of an opioid analgesic (hydrocodone bitartrate, a pain reliever related to narcotics) and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (ibuprofen). Both medications are effective for pain management. It is estimated that one tablet of Vicoprofen is as effective as two tablets of Tylenol #3 (acetaminophen 300 mg plus codeine 30 mg). Vicoprofen was approved by the FDA in 1997.



PREPARATIONS: Tablets: hydrocodone bitartrate 7.5 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg.

STORAGE: Tablets should be stored at room temperature between 15-30 C (59-86 F).

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