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Review: Ibuprofen and Evening Primrose Oil

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Evening Primrose Oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Ibuprofen (what 61,531 Ibuprofen users reported?) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is used in pain.

Evening primrose oil (what 234 Evening Primrose Oil users reported?) has active ingredients of evening primrose oil. It is used in premenstrual syndrome.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 39 people who take Ibuprofen, Evening Primrose Oil are studied

Ibuprofen, Evening Primrose Oil outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
- Evening Primrose Oil (evening primrose oil)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ibuprofen is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Evening Primrose Oil is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Nausean/an/aDizzinessLoss Of Hairn/an/aPain
ParanoiaMuscular Weakness
Nasal DrynessHeadache
Middle InsomniaHemicephalalgia
AgitationWeight Decreased
Oral Candidiasis

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Ibuprofen is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Evening Primrose Oil is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

PainTricuspid Valve Incompetence
Muscular WeaknessSick Sinus Syndrome
HemicephalalgiaNeuropathy Peripheral
Weight DecreasedRenal Colic
PyrexiaBrain Natriuretic Peptide Increased
Oral CandidiasisCardiomyopathy
Urine Analysis AbnormalCerebral Haemorrhage

Drug effectiveness by age :

Ibuprofen is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
Evening Primrose Oil is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aCholecystitis ChronicNauseaCoughIntracranial Venous Sinus ThrombosisHemicephalalgiaPain
AnhedoniaPancreatitisEmotional DistressCerebral HaemorrhageMuscular WeaknessFatigue
Biliary ColicCholelithiasisAnxietyInjection Site SwellingHeadacheProteinuria
PainCholecystitisDizzinessNight SweatsAbdominal DistensionPyrexia
AnxietyBiliary ColicNauseaPyrexiaCerebrovascular AccidentUrine Analysis Abnormal
DizzinessBiliary DilatationVisual Field DefectInjection Site PainListlessAnorexia
Gallbladder DisorderAbdominal Pain UpperGait DisturbanceHaemorrhagic Cerebral InfarctionHypertensionWeight Decreased
DeformityTension HeadacheInjection Site MassMultiple Sclerosis RelapseRash
NauseaInsomniaBreast Cancer FemaleHypoaesthesiaOral Candidiasis
Chest PainBone PainCognitive DisorderHaematuria

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Evening Primrose Oil (evening primrose oil) is often used to treat premenstrual syndrome. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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