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 847 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)

Metaxalone

Metaxalone has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Metaxalone 1,738 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

847 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
  • nausea
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • vertigo
  • amnesia
  • asthenia
  • balance disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
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
  • ankle fracture
  • bronchitis
  • coma
  • fall
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • joint injury
1 - 2 years:
  • coma
  • 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
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • emotional distress
  • blood in stool
  • injury
  • myocardial infarction
  • oedema peripheral
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
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • hypertension
  • dyspnoea
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • pain in extremity
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • emotional distress

Most common drug interactions by age *:

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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