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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain)?

Summary: Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Yasmin, and have Birth control. We study 58,038 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,878 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,663 Ibuprofen users)

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 78,095 Abdominal cramps patients)

On May, 4, 2015: 58,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,878 people (3.24%) have Abdominal Cramps.

Trend of Abdominal cramps in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Abdominal cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal cramps46.07%30.89%3.14%6.28%5.76%4.19%3.66%

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

FemaleMale
Abdominal cramps75.16%24.84%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal cramps0.22%2.58%10.16%19.14%17.79%17.68%15.60%16.84%

Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal cramps5.88%47.06%47.06%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal cramps22.22%0.00%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (340 people, 18.10%)
  2. Pain (288 people, 15.34%)
  3. Depression (134 people, 7.14%)
  4. Premenstrual syndrome (131 people, 6.98%)
  5. Hypertension (103 people, 5.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yasmin (378 people, 20.13%)
  2. Yaz (374 people, 19.91%)
  3. Aspirin (247 people, 13.15%)
  4. Zometa (223 people, 11.87%)
  5. Nexium (166 people, 8.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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