Could Advil cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 24,518 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA. Among them, 866 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 32,702 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,507 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

24,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 866 people (3.53%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Diarrhea?

Time on Advil when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 66.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.76 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil *:

  • female: 73.07 %
  • male: 26.93 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 1.81 %
  • 10-19: 4.52 %
  • 20-29: 3.92 %
  • 30-39: 10.56 %
  • 40-49: 15.69 %
  • 50-59: 23.53 %
  • 60+: 39.67 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (117 people, 13.51%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (68 people, 7.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 6.12%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (41 people, 4.73%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (35 people, 4.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (121 people, 13.97%)
  • Vitamin D (54 people, 6.24%)
  • Aleve (52 people, 6.00%)
  • Synthroid (51 people, 5.89%)
  • Lipitor (50 people, 5.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (244 people, 28.18%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (178 people, 20.55%)
  • Fatigue (164 people, 18.94%)
  • Headache (161 people, 18.59%)
  • Abdominal Pain (132 people, 15.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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