Review: taking Ibuprofen and Evening primrose oil together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ibuprofen and Evening primrose oil together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Evening primrose oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 97 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ibuprofen

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

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil has active ingredients of evening primrose oil. It is often used in menopause. (latest outcomes from Evening primrose oil 574 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

97 people who take Ibuprofen, Evening Primrose Oil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ibuprofen and Evening primrose oil drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Evening Primrose Oil:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ibuprofen:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Evening Primrose Oil:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Evening Primrose Oil:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • middle insomnia
  • nasal dryness
  • paranoia
  • dizziness
  • nausea
1 - 6 months:
  • eyes - dry
  • migraine
  • pressure sore
1 - 2 years:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
2 - 5 years:
  • angina pectoris
  • microcytic anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • overdose
  • diarrhea
  • loss of hair
10+ years:
  • eyes - dry
  • migraine
  • pressure sore
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • muscular weakness
  • headache
  • abdominal distension
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • pain
  • fall
  • hemicephalalgia
  • flushing

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • muscular weakness
  • headache
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • abdominal distension
  • hemicephalalgia
  • pain
  • flushing
  • fall
male:
  • fatigue
  • hypertension
  • blood test abnormal
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose increased
  • middle insomnia
  • nasal dryness
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • biliary colic
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deformity
  • dizziness
  • gallbladder disorder
  • nausea
  • pain
20-29:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • biliary colic
  • biliary dilatation
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis
30-39:
  • fall
  • injection site reaction
  • optic neuritis
  • upper limb fracture
  • anxiety
  • blindness
  • chest pain
  • colour blindness acquired
  • cough
  • depression
40-49:
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • intracranial venous sinus thrombosis
  • angina pectoris
  • microcytic anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • gait disturbance
  • overdose
  • arthralgia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • lymphocyte count decreased
50-59:
  • muscular weakness
  • abdominal distension
  • hemicephalalgia
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • headache
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • flushing
  • listless
  • nausea
  • fatigue
60+:
  • fatigue
  • rash
  • pain
  • anorexia
  • blood albumin decreased
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • haematuria
  • herpes zoster
  • jaundice
  • oral candidiasis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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