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What should I know about Ibudone before taking it?

Before taking Ibudone (hydrocodone and ibuprofen), you should know that this strong prescription pain reliever may be habit forming. It is important to take this medicine only for as long as it is prescribed and in the amounts prescribed.

You also should know that Ibudone can have serious side effects. Ask your doctor what you should watch out for. Symptoms of potentially dangerous problems include shortness of breath, chest pain, slurring of speech and weakness. Call your doctor immediately if you notice any of these.

Ibudone can also cause a number of other side effects, and you should call your doctor if they're severe or don't go away. These include:
  • nausea or vomiting
  • feeling drowsy, dizzy or lightheaded
  • constipation
  • trouble urinating
  • mood changes
It's important to recognize that Ibudone can interfere with clear thinking and with your ability to perform at your normal level. You shouldn't drive or operate machinery until you know how it affects you.

Ibudone may be risky if you have certain medical conditions. Before you take it, give your doctor a complete medical history, as well as a list of all your other medications (prescription or over-the-counter) and dietary or herbal supplements. Talk to your doctor before starting Ibudone if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.

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