Review: could Ibuprofen cause Abdominal Bloating?


Abdominal bloating is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Prozac, and have Depression . We study 65,866 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Abdominal bloating. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal bloating and more.

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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 70,676 users)

Abdominal Bloating

Abdominal bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen) has been reported by people with urea urine decreased, drug ineffective, hair loss, foot, leg, and ankle swelling, diarrhea (latest reports from 450 Abdominal bloating patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

65,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Abdominal Bloating

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Abdominal bloating?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Abdominal Bloating *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Bloating when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 77.78 %
  • male: 22.22 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Bloating when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Severity if Abdominal Bloating when taking Ibuprofen **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 25.0 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Abdominal Bloating **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people)
  • Pain (4 people)
  • Constipation (4 people)
  • Anxiety (4 people)
  • Adhd (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (4 people)
  • Vitamin D (3 people)
  • Multivitamin (3 people)
  • Magnesium Glycinate (3 people)
  • Adderall (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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