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Review: Co-codamol and Ibuprofen





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Co-codamol and Ibuprofen together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Co-codamol and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,526 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Co-codamol has active ingredients of acetaminophen; codeine phosphate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Co-codamol 244 users)

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 61,602 users)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 1,526 people who take Co-codamol, Ibuprofen are studied

Co-codamol, Ibuprofen outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Co-codamol (acetaminophen; codeine phosphate)
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Co-codamol is effective33.33%
(5 of 15 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen is effective15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
HypotensionCoronary Artery InsufficiencyAnxietyBiliary DyskinesiaPainAnxietyPerforated UlcerPain
Oesophagitis HaemorrhagicGastritisEmotional DistressMultiple InjuriesAnxietyDepressionOedemaAnxiety
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageArteriosclerosis Coronary ArteryCoronary Artery StenosisStomach DiscomfortMyocardial InfarctionDyspepsiaNeuroendocrine CarcinomaNausea
HaematemesisCoronary Artery StenosisCholelithiasisGastritisDepressionScarHepatic FailureBack Pain
Duodenal UlcerGastrointestinal HaemorrhageAbdominal Pain UpperCholecystitis ChronicInjuryFlatulenceAnxiety DisorderFatigue
Gastric UlcerMyocardial InfarctionNauseaGallbladder DisorderOedema PeripheralHaematemesisGastrointestinal HaemorrhageVomiting
Swollen TongueAnxietyVomitingSmall Intestinal StenosisEmotional DistressInjuryCardiac Function Disturbance PostoperativeDyspnoea
DyspnoeaEpistaxisDepressionSmall Intestine UlcerHypertensionAbdominal DistensionCardiac FailureHeadache
Renal Failure AcutePainGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationPainPulmonary EmbolismConstipationGastric Ulcer PerforationDepression
Toxic Skin EruptionChest PainEncephalitisDrug IneffectiveMuscular WeaknessPainHaemothoraxDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Co-codamol is effective34.62%
(9 of 26 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
Ibuprofen is effective23.08%
(6 of 26 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
NauseaAnxiety
AnxietyHeadache
VomitingDepression
Back PainBone Disorder
DyspnoeaFatigue
InjuryNausea
FatiguePain In Jaw
DizzinessPyrexia
Abdominal PainInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Co-codamol is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
23.53%
(4 of 17 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 10 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Ibuprofen is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
22.22%
(4 of 18 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
InsomniaStaringVomitingVomitingNauseaPainPainHypotension
Psychomotor HyperactivityAsthmaAbdominal Pain UpperDysphagiaPulmonary EmbolismAnxietyFatiguePain
DeliriumVomitingNauseaMemory ImpairmentHeadacheBack PainHeadacheAnxiety
Myocardial InfarctionEpistaxisCholecystitis ChronicHallucinationAnxietyNauseaAnxietyDyspnoea
Skin Disorder NosHepatic Enzyme IncreasedCompleted SuicideCholecystitis ChronicChest PainCoughParaesthesiaGastrointestinal Haemorrhage
Pregnancy NosNasopharyngitisAnxietyAbnormal BehaviourDepressionBone DisorderNauseaBack Pain
Ventricular Septal Defect NosUnresponsive To StimuliInjuryHepatic FailureAbdominal PainHeadacheHiatus HerniaAbdominal Pain
Multiple Congenital AbnormalitiesArrhythmiaDeep Vein ThrombosisGait DisturbancePainEmotional DistressPlatelet Count DecreasedBone Disorder
Condition AggravatedSudden DeathPainAccidental OverdoseDeep Vein ThrombosisTooth ExtractionOedemaMalaise
Gastroenteritis NosAstheniaAbdominal PainNauseaInsomniaVomitingDepressionConfusional State

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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