Review: could Advil cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advil liqui-gels, and have Pain.
We study 21,443 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 832 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 22,823 Advil users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 21,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 703 people (3.28%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Advil when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Advil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (107 people, 15.22%)
- Hypertension (57 people, 8.11%)
- Breast cancer (39 people, 5.55%)
- Contraception (37 people, 5.26%)
- Depression (33 people, 4.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (197 people, 28.02%)
- Aspirin (93 people, 13.23%)
- Zometa (86 people, 12.23%)
- Ambien (85 people, 12.09%)
- Protonix (82 people, 11.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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