Review: taking Advil and Colcrys together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Advil and Colcrys together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Advil and Colcrys. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 180 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 31,300 users)

Colcrys

Colcrys has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Colcrys 1,797 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

180 people who take Advil, Colcrys are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Advil and Colcrys drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blister
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pancytopenia
  • cardiac arrest
  • convulsion
  • dyspnoea
  • acute respiratory failure
  • agranulocytosis
  • angioedema
1 - 6 months:
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • balance disorder
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • malaise
  • memory impairment
  • muscular weakness
  • myalgia
6 - 12 months:
  • metabolic encephalopathy
  • transient ischaemic attack
2 - 5 years:
  • lung adenocarcinoma metastatic
5 - 10 years:
  • oesophagitis
  • stomatitis
  • hypokalaemia
  • mouth ulceration
  • odynophagia
10+ years:
  • hypersomnia
  • insomnia
  • irritability
  • metabolic encephalopathy
  • neuralgia
  • renal failure
  • transient ischaemic attack
not specified:
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • death
  • cardiac tamponade
  • fatigue
  • cardiac arrest
  • gout
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • blister
  • diarrhoea
  • death
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • pancytopenia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • pruritus
  • renal failure
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • cardiac arrest
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • cardiac tamponade
  • fatigue
  • muscular weakness
  • pericarditis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • acidosis
  • cardiac arrest
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypotension
  • intentional overdose
  • leukopenia
  • renal failure
  • suicide attempt
20-29:
  • cardiac tamponade
  • myocarditis
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fall
  • haemodynamic instability
  • leukocytosis
  • limb injury
  • neutrophilia
  • pericardial effusion
30-39:
  • immune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • cardiac tamponade
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • bone disorder
  • bone lesion
  • bone pain
  • decreased appetite
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • completed suicide
  • intentional overdose
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • affective disorder
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac tamponade
50-59:
  • pericarditis
  • pneumonia
  • acute respiratory failure
  • angioedema
  • nasopharyngitis
  • vertigo
  • mouth ulceration
  • anxiety
  • atrial flutter
  • bacterial infection
60+:
  • blister
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • death
  • pancytopenia
  • arthralgia
  • insomnia
  • pruritus

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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