Review: taking Proscar and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Proscar and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Proscar and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 406 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Proscar

Proscar has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Proscar 7,745 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

406 people who take Proscar, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Proscar and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Proscar:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 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 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Proscar:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Proscar:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 5 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • dyspnoea
  • faeces discoloured
  • abasia
  • arthropathy
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • myalgia
  • nausea
1 - 6 months:
  • death
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • abdominal pain
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • insomnia
6 - 12 months:
  • erythema
  • impaired healing
  • local swelling
  • peritoneal disorder
  • seroma
  • umbilical hernia
  • wound necrosis
1 - 2 years:
  • loss of appetite
  • major depressive disorder
  • abnormal dreams
  • alopecia
  • anorgasmia
  • apathy
  • asthenia
  • bipolar ii disorder
  • breathing - slowed or stopped
  • chronic insomnia
2 - 5 years:
  • indigestion
  • pyelonephritis acute
  • renal failure acute
  • sepsis
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • death
  • haematoma
  • mouth haemorrhage
  • platelet count decreased
  • hepatitis b
5 - 10 years:
  • lipids
  • abasia
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • constipation
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • gastritis
not specified:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • osteoarthritis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • tinnitus
  • accidental exposure
  • abortion missed
  • loss of appetite
  • major depressive disorder
  • muscle cramps
  • tachycardia
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • osteoarthritis
  • asthenia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • death
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • loss of appetite
  • major depressive disorder
  • haematoma
  • mouth haemorrhage
  • platelet count decreased
  • abnormal dreams
  • alopecia
  • anorgasmia
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
40-49:
  • tinnitus
  • fatigue
  • accidental exposure
  • chest pain
  • abortion missed
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • compression fracture
  • deep vein thrombosis
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • metastases to bone
  • osteoarthritis
  • depression
  • bone disorder
  • decreased interest
  • general physical health deterioration
  • oral pain
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pain in extremity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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