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What could cause Muscle Twitching for a 77-year old man?

This is a personalized study for a 77 year old male patient who has Inflammation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,851 male patients aged 77 (±5) who take the same drug from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,542 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

What is the condition

Inflammation (latest reports from 99,678 patients) can be treated by Prednisone, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Meloxicam, Celebrex, Mobic.

What is the symptom

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 62,080 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 2,851 males aged 76 (±5) who take Ibuprofen are studied

Ibuprofen outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 76

Gender: male

Conditions: Inflammation

Drugs taking:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen): used for 5 - 10 years

Side effects have: moderate muscle twitching

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Muscle Twitching9 (0.44% of males aged 76 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Muscle Twitching in Inflammation1 (0.61% of males aged 76 (±5) who have Inflammation)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Muscle Twitching in Ibuprofen9 (0.44% of males aged 76 (±5) who take Ibuprofen)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ibuprofen is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageRenal Failure AcuteHypocalcaemiaCoronary Artery DiseaseChest PainGastrointestinal HaemorrhageDehydrationRenal Failure Acute
Haemoglobin DecreasedBlood Uric Acid IncreasedRenal FailureChest PainHypertensionHaemoglobin DecreasedDiarrhoeaPain
HaematemesisHyperuricaemiaDiarrhoeaAtrial FibrillationCholelithiasisHaematocrit DecreasedCerebrovascular AccidentNausea
Renal Failure AcuteFaeces DiscolouredDehydrationGastritisBlood Bilirubin IncreasedMyocardial InfarctionCardiac Failure CongestiveWeight Decreased
Drug IneffectiveGastrointestinal HaemorrhageAnaemiaDyspnoeaAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedMelaenaAngina PectorisFatigue
MelaenaHaematemesisDeathThrombophlebitisJaundiceInterstitial Lung DiseaseEmotional DistressAsthenia
PyrexiaDecreased AppetiteAtrial FibrillationDiverticulumFatigueHaemorrhagic StrokeAtrial FibrillationDrug Ineffective
Gastritis ErosiveAnaemiaRashBronchitisAngina PectorisGastric HaemorrhageRenal FailureCough
Duodenal UlcerOesophagitisDrug IneffectivePancreatitisDuodenal UlcerGastrointestinal Haemorrhage NosArthralgiaDyspnoea
Faeces DiscolouredUrinary Tract InfectionGastric UlcerVentricular ExtrasystolesPallorHaematemesisChest PainDehydration

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

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