Review: Ibuprofen and Pregabalin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Pregabalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,122 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 6, 2014: 2,122 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ibuprofen, Pregabalin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
- Pregabalin (pregabalin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ibuprofen, Pregabalin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||976|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||723|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||638|
|Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)||596|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ibuprofen, Pregabalin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||33|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||20|
|Lymphocytosis (an increase in the number or proportion of lymphocytes in the blood)||20|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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On eHealthMe, Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Pregabalin (pregabalin) is often used to treat generalized anxiety disorder. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
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- Pregabalin is used in:
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at first I lost hearing on my left ear for several weeks with pain, eventually hearing came back. Then it occurred on my right, eventually recovered hearing. But both ears had extreme pressure and now tubes were inserted. Left ear recovered from pressure but continue to have pain. Right ear sounds as if I have water inside and I hear myself as if I'm talking inside a closet or enclosed room, only in my right ear. But both ears hurt like if my ears are being pulled downward.
Doc has recommended small dose Lexapro for anxiety (I am 82 yrs old) and I am concerned that this will cause some constipation and/or fogginess that will make me unsteady on my feet
Covered in rash over half my body after starting Topiramate. Have also tested positive for Lupus.
Patient Dar on Feb, 18, 2013:
Complete list of symptoms that docs really don't want to hear at one time. Been going on for over 15 years. Headaches, low BP with high spikes that make me fall down, heart racing, hot flashes not related to menopause, cysts on top of each kidney, low white count and platelet count often, sores on head in nose and on face, so tired don't feel like doing anything, can't sleep without all the meds and then I only sleep a short time, positive anti-nuclear test. I feel like I am going crazy and now this rash is everywhere.
Ed on Mar, 5, 2013:
Have your doctor check for Pheochromocytoma. I had all those symptoms and more. Pheo had grown around blood supply to kidney so it had to come out too. Much better since the surgery but I still have IBS, bipolar 2, low T, neuromuscular pain, one doctor wants to call it fibromyalgia
rmaran on Mar, 14, 2013:
Have you had a sample taken of the sores to test them? One time I had a sore on my leg, they scraped a sample and performed a wide variety of tests on it. F 34 CA
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