Ibucod Tablet is used for Muscles pain, Menstruation pain, Soft tissue injuries, Back pain, Osteoarthritis, Headache, Joints pain, Pain in nerves, Pain in teeth, Pain in body and other conditions. Ibucod Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ibucod Tablet contains Codeine Phosphate and Ibuprofen as active ingredients.
Ibucod Tablet works by blocking the production of a prostaglandin that is released in the body during pain; broken down by the liver into morphine;
Detailed information related to Ibucod Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Ibucod Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Muscles pain
- Menstruation pain
- Soft tissue injuries
- Back pain
- Joints pain
- Pain in nerves
- Pain in teeth
- Pain in body
- Ibucod Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Ibucod Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
• Skin rash • Itching • Bleeding from the skin or nose • Abdominal pain • Abnormal blood counts • Severe skin reactions • High blood pressure • Heartburn • Allergic reactions • Loose motions • Liver problems • Feeling sick • Constipation • Kidney problems • Gas • Headache • Severe skin allergies • Flu • Drowsiness
• Lightheadedness • Dizziness • Sedation • Shortness of breath • Nausea • Vomiting
• Sweating • Euphoria • Dysphoria • Pruritis • Faintness • Flushing • Hypotension
• Palpitations • Syncope • Abdominal cramps • Anorexia • Diarrhea • Dry mouth
• Gastrointestinal distress • Pancreatitis • Anxiety • Fatigue • Insomnia • Nervousness • Shakiness • Somnolence • Vertigo • Visual disturbances • Weakness • Rash
• Respiratory depression • Circulatory depression • Respiratory arrest • Shock
• Cardiac arrest
• Ibucod Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
Before using Ibucod Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Acute pancreatitis
- Addison’s disease
- Avoid driving a car or operating machinery
- Avoid taking alcohol or other central nervous system depressants
- Avoid taking alcohol or salicylates to prevent bleeding
- Biliary tract disease
- Constipation is a side effect and can be relieved by stool softeners
- Consult doctor if pregnant or nursing
- Consult your doctor if you develop blurred vision, ringing or roaring in ears
- Consult your doctor if you have systemic lupus erythematosus
Interactions with Ibucod Tablet
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Ibucod Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Ibucod Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Antianxiety agents
- General anesthetics
When not to use Ibucod Tablet
Hypersensitivity to Ibucod Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Ibucod Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Active peptic ulcer
- Acute or severe bronchial asthma
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Hypersensitivity to codeine
- Neonates with congenital heart disease
- Paralytic ileus
Frequently asked Questions
- Is Ibucod Tablet safe to use when pregnant?
- Ibuprofen: No
- Codeine Phosphate: No
- Is Ibucod Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
- Ibuprofen: No
- Codeine Phosphate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- Can Ibucod Tablet be used for muscles pain and menstruation pain?Yes, muscles pain and menstruation pain are among the most common reported uses for Ibucod Tablet. Please do not use Ibucod Tablet for muscles pain and menstruation pain without consulting first with your doctor.
- Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Ibucod Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Ibucod Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
- Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
- Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.
Other important Information on Ibucod Tablet
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Ibucod Tablet
- Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Ibucod Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
- Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
- Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Ibucod Tablet
- Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
- Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Ibucod Tablet.