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 185 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 856 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

185 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:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • contusion
  • drug abuse
  • sopor
  • hypertension
  • pulmonary oedema
  • anaemia
  • drug ineffective
  • multiple sclerosis
  • neuropathy peripheral
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:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • osteoarthritis
  • cough

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diabetes mellitus
male:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • bone pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain upper
  • band neutrophil count decreased
  • basophil count increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • haematocrit decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • accidental overdose
  • constipation
  • large intestine perforation
10-19:
  • dehydration
  • abdominal discomfort
  • nausea
  • proteinuria
  • renal failure
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • albumin globulin ratio increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
20-29:
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • depression
  • air swallowing
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • dry skin
  • headache
  • loss of hair
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
  • abdominal pain upper
  • duodenitis
  • gastritis
  • melaena
  • peptic ulcer
  • back pain
  • crying
  • depressed mood
40-49:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastric disorder
  • heart rate irregular
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • insomnia
  • abasia
  • bipolar disorder
  • chronic pain
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia
  • psoriasis
  • gastric ulcer
60+:
  • osteoarthritis
  • thrombocytopenia
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • bone pain
  • band neutrophil count decreased
  • basophil count increased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • haematocrit decreased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • lymphocyte count decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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