Review: taking Diclofenac potassium and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Diclofenac potassium and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Diclofenac potassium and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 118 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Diclofenac Potassium

Diclofenac potassium has active ingredients of diclofenac potassium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac potassium 652 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 73,378 users)

On Aug, 28, 2016

118 people who take Diclofenac Potassium, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Diclofenac potassium and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Diclofenac Potassium:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Diclofenac Potassium:
  • female: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • male: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Diclofenac Potassium:
  • 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • contusion
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anaemia
  • blister
  • eye disorder
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pain
  • rash
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • duodenitis
  • gastritis
  • injury
  • melaena
  • pain
  • peptic ulcer
  • bipolar disorder
  • chronic pain
6 - 12 months:
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fear
  • gait disturbance
  • injury
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • psychological trauma
  • pulmonary embolism
2 - 5 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • duodenitis
  • gastritis
  • melaena
  • peptic ulcer
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • helicobacter test positive
  • injury
  • pain
5 - 10 years:
  • air swallowing
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • dry skin
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • loss of hair
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
  • muscle tightness
  • neck pain
10+ years:
  • depression
  • air swallowing
  • dizziness
  • dry skin
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • loss of hair
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
  • muscle tightness
  • neck pain
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • diabetes mellitus

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • pulmonary embolism
male:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abdominal pain
  • gastritis
  • duodenitis
  • melaena
  • pain
  • peptic ulcer
  • depression
  • thrombocytopenia
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • dehydration
  • nausea
  • proteinuria
  • renal failure
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
20-29:
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • air swallowing
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • dry skin
  • headache
  • loss of hair
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
  • muscle tightness
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • duodenitis
  • gastritis
  • melaena
  • peptic ulcer
  • back pain
  • dystonia
  • helicobacter test positive
  • muscle twitching
40-49:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • gastric disorder
  • heart rate irregular
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • diarrhoea
  • bipolar disorder
  • chronic pain
  • depression
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia
  • psoriasis
  • gastric ulcer
  • abasia
  • back pain
60+:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • emotional distress
  • hypertension
  • injury
  • pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • contusion
  • thrombocytopenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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