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 30,916 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA. Among them, 1,122 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 32,716 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

30,916 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 1,122 people (3.63%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Diarrhea?

Time on Advil when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 68.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.22 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil *:

  • female: 72.05 %
  • male: 27.95 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 1.24 %
  • 2-9: 1.81 %
  • 10-19: 4.3 %
  • 20-29: 4.3 %
  • 30-39: 10.63 %
  • 40-49: 16.29 %
  • 50-59: 23.98 %
  • 60+: 37.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (152 people, 13.55%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (78 people, 6.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (72 people, 6.42%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (51 people, 4.55%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 3.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (138 people, 12.30%)
  • Zometa (84 people, 7.49%)
  • Ambien (81 people, 7.22%)
  • Celebrex (76 people, 6.77%)
  • Lipitor (74 people, 6.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (337 people, 30.04%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (265 people, 23.62%)
  • Fatigue (219 people, 19.52%)
  • Headache (205 people, 18.27%)
  • Abdominal Pain (183 people, 16.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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