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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Abdominal pain?

Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Yasmin, and have Birth control.

We study 58,018 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,877 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,637 Ibuprofen users)

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,259 Abdominal pain patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 58,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 2,292 people (3.95%) have Abdominal Pain.

Trend of Abdominal pain in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Abdominal pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal pain46.77%29.85%3.98%5.47%5.47%3.98%4.48%

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

FemaleMale
Abdominal pain73.46%26.54%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal pain0.19%2.51%10.03%16.63%17.88%17.70%16.12%18.95%

Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal pain5.56%38.89%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal pain30.00%0.00%70.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (340 people, 14.83%)
  2. Pain (289 people, 12.61%)
  3. Depression (133 people, 5.80%)
  4. Premenstrual syndrome (131 people, 5.72%)
  5. Hypertension (103 people, 4.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yasmin (378 people, 16.49%)
  2. Yaz (374 people, 16.32%)
  3. Aspirin (280 people, 12.22%)
  4. Zometa (224 people, 9.77%)
  5. Acetaminophen (180 people, 7.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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