Review: taking Advil and Vitamin e together


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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 844 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 18,883 users)

Vitamin E

Vitamin e has active ingredients of tocopherols and tocotrienols. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin e 17,291 users)

On Jul, 24, 2016

844 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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 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: 12.0% - (1 of 8 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: 33.0% - (1 of 3 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
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood urea increased
  • bundle branch block left
  • cachexia
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • hallucination
  • interstitial lung disease
  • muscle strain
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
  • muscle cramps aggravated
  • nails - fungal infection
1 - 2 years:
  • cervical myelopathy
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • pollakiuria
  • pruritus genital
  • somnolence
  • swelling face
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:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight decreased
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • chest pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • weight decreased
  • fall
  • dehydration
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • hypotension
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • pathological gambling
  • weight increased
  • chest pain
  • hypersexuality
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • multi-organ failure
  • pancytopenia
  • petechiae
  • pyrexia
  • rigors
  • vomiting
10-19:
  • stress fracture
  • epiphyses premature fusion
  • oedema peripheral
  • blood creatinine increased
  • nausea
  • oliguria
  • osteopenia
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • duodenal ulcer
20-29:
  • dehydration
  • leukopenia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • drug dependence
  • haematochezia
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypokalaemia
  • rectal haemorrhage
30-39:
  • nausea
  • speech disorder
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • alopecia
  • amnesia
  • benign neoplasm of thyroid gland
  • blood calcium increased
  • blood parathyroid hormone increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • coma
40-49:
  • dehydration
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • constipation
  • drug dependence
  • hepatocellular damage
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • confusional state
  • hypotension
  • asthenia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypokalaemia
  • lethargy
  • nausea
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood glucose increased
60+:
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • arthralgia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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