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Review: could Advil cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Advil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Advil liqui-gels, and have Pain.

We study 21,405 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 702 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Advil

Advil (latest outcomes from 22,779 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,089,142 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 21,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 702 people (3.28%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,086,885 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhea in Advil reports

Time on Advil when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea64.71%4.71%2.35%1.18%11.76%0.00%15.29%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea71.62%28.38%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.94%2.05%6.77%7.09%10.08%17.17%21.10%34.80%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Advil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%40.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (106 people, 15.10%)
  2. Hypertension (57 people, 8.12%)
  3. Breast cancer (39 people, 5.56%)
  4. Contraception (37 people, 5.27%)
  5. Depression (33 people, 4.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Advil liqui-gels (197 people, 28.06%)
  2. Aspirin (93 people, 13.25%)
  3. Zometa (86 people, 12.25%)
  4. Ambien (84 people, 11.97%)
  5. Protonix (82 people, 11.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Had very high liver enzymes just days after taking Bactrim DS & Ibuprofen 800 mg together for 2 weeks. Had dark urine & vomiting while taking meds. Had gallbladder removed and had trouble with blood clotting after surgery. Needed several blood transfusions due to blood clotting issues. Now have on going diarrhea, weight loss, pain and lethargy.

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  • Moderate to severe diarrhea for one month

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