Review: could Ibuprofen cause Autoimmune Disorder?


Autoimmune disorder is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Acne . We study 63,484 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Autoimmune disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune disorder and more.

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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 64,805 users)

Autoimmune Disorder

Autoimmune disorder (a condition in which the immune system attacks the body's normal substances and tissue) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, joint pain, injection site pain (latest reports from 2,557 Autoimmune disorder patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

63,484 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 31 people (0.05%) have Autoimmune Disorder

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Autoimmune disorder?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Autoimmune Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 37.5 %

Gender of people who have Autoimmune Disorder when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 61.29 %
  • male: 38.71 %

Age of people who have Autoimmune Disorder when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 3.33 %
  • 2-9: 3.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.0 %
  • 30-39: 26.67 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 10.0 %
  • 60+: 13.33 %

Severity if Autoimmune Disorder when taking Ibuprofen **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Autoimmune Disorder **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatic Fever (3 people)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (3 people)
  • Fabry's Disease (3 people)
  • Contraception (3 people)
  • Acne (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (8 people)
  • Benadryl (6 people)
  • Tylenol (5 people)
  • Lisinopril (5 people)
  • Valsartan (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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