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Oxycodone/Ibuprofen (By mouth)

Treats moderate to severe pain. This medicine contains a narcotic pain reliever and an NSAID.

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Ibuprofen and oxycodone combination is used to relieve acute, moderate to severe pain. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to relieve inflammation, swelling, and pain. Oxycodone is a narcotic analgesic that acts in the central nervous system to relieve pain. If oxycodone is used for a long time, it may become habit-forming (causing mental or physical… Read more
Brand names include
Combunox
Drug classes About this
Opioid/NSAID Combination

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Single dose oral ibuprofen plus oxycodone for acute postoperative pain

Acute pain is often felt soon after injury, and most people who have surgery will have pain of moderate or severe intensity without treatment for their pain. In most, though not all, circumstances, the pain can be treated with oral analgesics. Many oral analgesics are available, and this review is one of a series examining how effective each one is, at particular doses.

Oxycodone for pain in fibromyalgia in adults

There is no good evidence to support or refute the suggestion that oxycodone, alone or in combination with naloxone, reduces pain in fibromyalgia.

Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups [Internet]

We conducted a systematic literature review of clinical trials to assess the comparative effectiveness of treatments for fibromyalgia in subgroups of highly affected or clinically complex adults. We focused on patient subgroups rather than overall treatment effects to complement a large systematic review being conducted on fibromyalgia treatments at McMaster University.

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Summaries for consumers

Single dose oral ibuprofen plus oxycodone for acute postoperative pain

Acute pain is often felt soon after injury, and most people who have surgery will have pain of moderate or severe intensity without treatment for their pain. In most, though not all, circumstances, the pain can be treated with oral analgesics. Many oral analgesics are available, and this review is one of a series examining how effective each one is, at particular doses.

Oxycodone for pain in fibromyalgia in adults

There is no good evidence to support or refute the suggestion that oxycodone, alone or in combination with naloxone, reduces pain in fibromyalgia.

Noninvasive Treatments for Low Back Pain: A Summary of the Research for Adults

This summary will answer these questions: What is low back pain? How is low back pain treated? » Medicines » Nonmedicine treatments such as heat, exercise, and massage What have researchers found about treatments for low back pain? What are possible side effects of medicines to treat low back pain? What should I discuss with my health care professional about treating my low back pain?

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