Review: taking Advil and Vitamin e together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Advil and Vitamin e together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Advil and Vitamin e. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,258 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)

Vitamin E

Vitamin e has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin e 22,996 users)

On Sep, 13, 2016

1,258 people who take Advil, Vitamin E are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Advil and Vitamin e drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Advil:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vitamin E:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Advil:
  • female: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
Vitamin E:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Advil:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Vitamin E:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood urea increased
  • bundle branch block left
  • cachexia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dizziness
1 - 6 months:
  • cluster headaches
  • fatigue aggravated
  • fever
  • inflammation
  • joint stiffness
  • muscle cramps aggravated
  • nails - fungal infection
  • nausea aggravated
  • numbness and tingling
  • chronic pain
6 - 12 months:
  • dehydration
  • mucosal inflammation
  • cluster headaches
  • fatigue aggravated
  • fever
  • headache
  • inflammation
  • joint stiffness
  • localised infection
  • muscle cramps aggravated
1 - 2 years:
  • anaemia
  • bundle branch block right
  • cervical myelopathy
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • coeliac disease
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • food allergy
  • pollakiuria
  • pruritus generalised
2 - 5 years:
  • anaemia
  • death
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
5 - 10 years:
  • breast cancer
  • cardiogenic shock
  • endometrial hypertrophy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • multi-organ failure
  • vaginal haemorrhage
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hyperphagia
  • hypersexuality
  • injury
  • pathological gambling
  • stress
  • anaemia
  • chronic pain
  • dehydration
not specified:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • insomnia
  • pathological gambling

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • colitis
  • flatulence
  • apnoea
  • apparent death
  • dysphagia
  • eye disorder
  • haematochezia
  • hepatic enzyme abnormal
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • liver disorder
2-9:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • multi-organ failure
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • balanitis
  • mouth ulceration
  • pancytopenia
  • petechiae
  • pyrexia
10-19:
  • stress fracture
  • epiphyses premature fusion
  • oedema peripheral
  • osteopenia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • dyspnoea
  • myalgia
  • nausea
  • oliguria
  • renal failure acute
20-29:
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • leukopenia
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • drug dependence
  • haematochezia
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypokalaemia
30-39:
  • weight decreased
  • dyspepsia
  • gait disturbance
  • influenza
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • speech disorder
  • pain
  • palpitations
40-49:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
50-59:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • confusional state
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • lethargy
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • weight decreased
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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