Combunox and Alcohol speaks to what is Combunox, Combunox alcohol interaction and Combunox side effects.
Combunox generic names ibuprofen and oxycodone is a combination of both drugs and belong to a family of nonsteroidal antinflammatory drugs known as narcotic pain relievers. Ibuprofen reduces hormones that cause inflammation and pain. Combunox is used to treat moderate to severe pain and may be used for purposes other than listed here.
It is suggested that you not consume alcohol while the using the drug as the chance of stomach bleeding is greatly increased.
At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. Anything more than that is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.
If a person drinks only once or twice a week but drinks on the same days each week and more than two drinks this is considered as an alcohol dependency.
If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.
Some consider alcoholism as a disease while others consider it an addiction which is the result of personal choice and character fault. This school of thought blames the alcoholism on life style choices.
Personally I consider alcoholism a genetic tendency as I have seen families of alcoholics even when they live far apart. These unfortunate people are probably dependent on alcohol from the first drink.
When alcohol interacts with prescription over the counter drugs it usually results in negative health effects most especially liver damage as the main organ affected.
Before starting this drug advise your physician if you have heart disease, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, history of heart attack, stroke or blood clot, asthma or other breathing disorders, liver disease, kidney disease, epilepsy, seizures, stomach or intestinal disorder, stomach ulcer or bleeding, underactive thyroid, pancreas disorder, Addison’s disease, adrenal gland disorder, curvature of the spine, enlarged prostate, urination problems, mental illness, history of drug or alcohol addiction.
Less serious side effects are headache, dizziness, drowsiness, mild nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, blurred vision or dry mouth.If these occur call your physician for advice.
Serious side effects are chest pain, weakness, short of breath, slurred speech, vision or balance problems, black tarry stools, coughing blood or granular vomit, swelling or rapid weight gain, shallow breathing, slow heartbeat, confusion, lightheaded, fainting, bruising or bleeding, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, clay colored stools, jaundice, severe blistering, peeling, red skin rash, fever, neck stiffness, chills, sensitive to light, purple spots on skin or seizures. If these occur get emergency medical help.
This site serves as an information source only and does not dispense medical advice or any other kind of advice. If you are seeking medical advice you are advised to consult your own physician.
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