Review: Proscar and Ibuprofen drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Proscar and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on 276 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Proscar (latest outcomes from 6,905 users) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,385 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.
On Feb, 5, 2014: 276 people who reported to have interactions when taking Proscar, Ibuprofen are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Proscar (finasteride)
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Proscar, Ibuprofen:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||116|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||100|
|Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)||47|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||47|
|Pain In Extremity||47|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||43|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Proscar, Ibuprofen:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Platelet Count Decreased||4|
|Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)||2|
|Mouth Haemorrhage (bleeding from mouth)||2|
|Cardiopulmonary Failure (cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract)||2|
|Itching On Upper Body||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer
- Diabetes mellitus
- Cardiac disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Proscar (finasteride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. 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:
- Proscar is used in:
- Ibuprofen is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Proscar alternatives:
- Ibuprofen alternatives:
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