Could Advil cause Palpitations - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 24,517 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA. Among them, 303 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 32,699 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,246 Palpitations patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

24,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 303 people (1.24%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Palpitations?

Time on Advil when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 54.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Advil *:

  • female: 68.35 %
  • male: 31.65 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.4 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.57 %
  • 20-29: 4.78 %
  • 30-39: 9.96 %
  • 40-49: 18.73 %
  • 50-59: 27.89 %
  • 60+: 30.68 %

Severity of Palpitations **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (45 people, 14.85%)
  • Vioxx (42 people, 13.86%)
  • Synthroid (28 people, 9.24%)
  • Lipitor (27 people, 8.91%)
  • Vicodin (21 people, 6.93%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Advil, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Chest Pain (90 people, 29.70%)
  • Fatigue (80 people, 26.40%)
  • Dizziness (75 people, 24.75%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (73 people, 24.09%)
  • Headache (69 people, 22.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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