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INDICATIONS

Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) and other treatment options before deciding to use VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) . Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS).

VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) tablets are indicated for the short-term (generally less than 10 days) management of acute pain. VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) is not indicated for the treatment of such conditions as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) and other treatment options before deciding to use VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) . Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS).

After observing the response to initial therapy with VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) , the dose and frequency should be adjusted to suit an individual patient's needs.

For the short-term (generally less than 10 days) management of acute pain, the recommended dose of VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) is one tablet every 4 to 6 hours, as necessary. Dosage should not exceed 5 tablets in a 24-hour period. It should be kept in mind that tolerance to hydrocodone can develop with continued use and that the incidence of untoward effects is dose related.

The lowest effective dose or the longest dosing interval should be sought for each patient (see WARNINGS), especially in the elderly. After observing the initial response to therapy with VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) , the dose and frequency of dosing should be adjusted to suit the individual patient's need, without exceeding the total daily dose recommended.

HOW SUPPLIED

VICOPROFEN (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) tablets are available as:

White film-coated round convex tablets, engraved with "VP" over Abbott "A" logo on one side and plain on the other side.

Bottles of 100-NDC 0074-2277-14

Bottles of 500-NDC 0074-2277-54

Hospital Unit Dosage Package-100 tablets

(4 x 25 tablets)-NDC 0074-2277-12

Storage

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container.
A Schedule CS-III Controlled Substance.

Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL 60064, U.S.A. FDA rev date: 7/25/2008

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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