Review: could Ibuprofen cause Autoimmune disorder?
Summary: Autoimmune disorder could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
We study 57,765 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Autoimmune disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune disorder and more.
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On Apr, 15, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 34 people (0.06%) have Autoimmune Disorder. They amount to 0.35% of all the 9,732 people who have Autoimmune Disorder on eHealthMe.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Autoimmune disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Autoimmune disorder||71.43%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57% |
Gender of people who have Autoimmune disorder when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Autoimmune disorder||57.14%||42.86% |
Age of people who have Autoimmune disorder when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Autoimmune disorder||0.00%||2.94%||0.00%||8.82%||20.59%||32.35%||26.47%||8.82% |
Severity of Autoimmune disorder when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Autoimmune disorder||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Autoimmune disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (3 people, 8.82%)
- Rheumatic fever (3 people, 8.82%)
- Contraception (3 people, 8.82%)
- Acne (3 people, 8.82%)
- Fabry's disease (3 people, 8.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (9 people, 26.47%)
- Benadryl (6 people, 17.65%)
- Potassium chloride (5 people, 14.71%)
- Amitriptyline hcl (4 people, 11.76%)
- Prednisone (4 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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