Review: taking Ibuprofen and Metaxalone together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ibuprofen and Metaxalone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Metaxalone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 747 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 73,378 users)

Metaxalone

Metaxalone has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Metaxalone 1,227 users)

On Aug, 27, 2016

747 people who take Ibuprofen, Metaxalone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ibuprofen and Metaxalone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Metaxalone:
  • < 1 month: 13.0% - (2 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ibuprofen:
  • female: 26.0% - (5 of 19 people)
  • male: 7.0% - (1 of 14 people)
Metaxalone:
  • female: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
  • male: 7.0% - (1 of 13 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 6 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Metaxalone:
  • 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: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • headache
  • feeling abnormal
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • colonic polyp
  • dysphonia
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • spinal column stenosis
  • vocal cord thickening
  • abdominal pain
6 - 12 months:
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • pulmonary embolism
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
1 - 2 years:
  • pain
  • blood in stool
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • oedema peripheral
  • pulmonary embolism
  • swelling
  • haemorrhage
  • pain - leg
  • vaginal haemorrhage
2 - 5 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • blood in stool
  • emotional distress
  • myocardial infarction
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
5 - 10 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • pain
  • depression suicidal
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pancreatitis
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
  • anxiety
10+ years:
  • pain
  • pain - leg
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • pain in extremity
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • oedema peripheral
  • depression
male:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • completed suicide
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • pancreatitis
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
20-29:
  • pain
  • gastritis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • diabetes mellitus
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • renal failure
  • respiratory failure
  • hypertension
  • cardiomyopathy
30-39:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • completed suicide
  • pain in extremity
  • migraine
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • back pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • oedema peripheral
  • asthenia
  • general physical health deterioration
  • back pain
  • hypertension
50-59:
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • haemorrhoids

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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