Review: could Advil cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?
Summary: Palpitations 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, 320 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.
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Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from 22,825 Advil users)
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,228 Palpitations patients)
On Mar, 8, 2015: 21,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 320 people (1.49%) have Palpitations.
Time on Advil when people have Palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Advil * :
Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Advil * :
Severity of Palpitations when taking Advil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (51 people, 15.94%)
- Back pain (27 people, 8.44%)
- Depression (19 people, 5.94%)
- Arthralgia (19 people, 5.94%)
- Insomnia (19 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (52 people, 16.25%)
- Vioxx (48 people, 15.00%)
- Synthroid (35 people, 10.94%)
- Lipitor (33 people, 10.31%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 10.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Unisom for a 60-year old man with Initial Insomnia. The patient has Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Valium for a 57-year old man with Pain - Shoulder, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Heart Palpitations
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
Recent Advil related drug comparison:
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