Review: could Ibuprofen cause Bladder Infection?


Bladder infection 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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 65,866 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,119 have Bladder infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder infection and more.

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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 73,378 users)

Bladder Infection

Bladder infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, urinary tract infection, weakness (latest reports from 79,898 Bladder infection patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

65,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 1,119 people (1.7%) have Bladder Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Bladder infection?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Bladder Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 31.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.35 %
  • 10+ years: 3.17 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Infection when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 77.77 %
  • male: 22.23 %

Age of people who have Bladder Infection when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 2.54 %
  • 20-29: 6.56 %
  • 30-39: 10.16 %
  • 40-49: 19.05 %
  • 50-59: 22.33 %
  • 60+: 38.52 %

Severity if Bladder Infection when taking Ibuprofen **:

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

How people recovered from Bladder Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (182 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (136 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (122 people)
  • Hypertension (86 people)
  • Depression (67 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (178 people)
  • Aspirin (155 people)
  • Acetaminophen (150 people)
  • Vicodin (144 people)
  • Prednisone (143 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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