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Norco vs Vicoprofen for a male patient aged 75

Summary: 3,096 male patients aged 75 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Norco vs Vicoprofen for a male aged 75. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Norco (latest outcomes from 6,888 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Vicoprofen (latest outcomes from 1,180 users) has active ingredients of hydrocodone bitartrate; ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

On Mar, 11, 2015: 3,096 male patients aged 70 who take the same drugs are studied in Norco vs Vicoprofen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male70Pain Management

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Norco acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrateWatson Labs
Vicoprofen hydrocodone bitartrate; ibuprofenAbbott

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 70 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Norco (Watson Labs)Vicoprofen (Abbott)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Asthenia (weakness)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Ineffective
DizzinessSepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Diarrhoea
PneumoniaAtelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Constipation

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Norco (Watson Labs)Vicoprofen (Abbott)
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
DepressionToxic Encephalopathy (a degenerative neurologic disorder caused by exposure to toxic substances)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Pyrexia (fever)
Short-term Memory LossMetabolic Encephalopathy (disorder or disease of the brain due to the body's disability to use energy)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Confusional State
AsthmaEncephalopathy (functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Musculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves)Chills (felling of cold)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Shoulder Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Norco0.79%18.11%46.46%21.26%13.39%
Vicoprofen0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Norco (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat pain. Vicoprofen (hydrocodone bitartrate; ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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