Review: taking Proscar and Ibuprofen together


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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 570 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 9,149 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,739 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

570 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
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • cardiac arrest
  • convulsion
  • myalgia
1 - 6 months:
  • death
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • erectile dysfunction
  • insomnia
  • rash
  • abdominal pain
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • depression suicidal
6 - 12 months:
  • erythema
  • impaired healing
  • local swelling
  • peritoneal disorder
  • seroma
  • umbilical hernia
  • wound necrosis
1 - 2 years:
  • loss of appetite
  • major depressive disorder
  • blood creatinine increased
  • glomerular filtration rate abnormal
  • renal disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • abnormal dreams
  • alopecia
  • anorgasmia
2 - 5 years:
  • cognitive disorder
  • erectile dysfunction
  • pyelonephritis acute
  • sepsis
  • sexual dysfunction
  • anxiety
  • ejaculation disorder
  • loss of libido
  • pain
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • lipids
  • abasia
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • constipation
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • gastritis
not specified:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • pain in extremity
  • hypoaesthesia
  • osteoarthritis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • tinnitus
  • accidental exposure
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • abortion missed
  • arthralgia
  • gastrointestinal mucosal disorder
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • lethargy
  • loss of appetite
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • osteoarthritis
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • death
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • loss of appetite
  • major depressive disorder
  • alopecia
  • erectile dysfunction
  • feeling abnormal
  • bradycardia
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • haematoma
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • gastrointestinal mucosal disorder
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • lethargy
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • dysphoria
  • insomnia
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • tinnitus
  • anxiety
  • cardiac disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • insomnia
  • muscle spasms
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • rash
  • thrombosis
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • metastases to bone
  • osteoarthritis
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • bone disorder
  • decreased interest
60+:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pain in extremity
  • osteonecrosis of jaw

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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