Review: Co-codamol and Ibuprofen
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Co-codamol and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,499 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 1, 2014: 1,499 people who reported to have interactions when taking Co-codamol, Ibuprofen are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Co-codamol (acetaminophen; codeine phosphate)
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Co-codamol, Ibuprofen:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||477|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||364|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||323|
|Headache (pain in head)||295|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Co-codamol, Ibuprofen:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)||18|
|Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus)||8|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Back pain
- Foetal exposure during pregnancy
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Co-codamol (acetaminophen; codeine phosphate) is often used to treat pain. Ibuprofen (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:
- Co-codamol is used in:
- Ibuprofen is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Co-codamol alternatives:
- Ibuprofen alternatives:
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