Review: could Advil cause Palpitations?
Summary: Palpitations 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 21,401 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.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 21,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 320 people (1.50%) have Palpitations. They amount to 0.10% of all the 310,640 people who have Palpitations on eHealthMe.
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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Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 years ago):
Amanda on May, 31, 2011:
I have been diagnosed with a heart murmur and I took ibprofen for back pain and experienced quite severe heart palpitations followed by nervous shaking.
From this study (4 years ago):
Wake up sometimes in am sweaty and hot and then become anxious.
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