Review: could Ibuprofen cause Bladder infection (Urinary tract infection)?
Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 58,005 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 996 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 61,621 Ibuprofen users)
Bladder infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,818 Bladder infection patients)
On Jan, 15, 2015: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 988 people (1.70%) have Bladder Infection.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Bladder infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder infection||52.22%||18.89%||1.11%||1.11%||21.11%||5.56%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bladder infection when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Bladder infection||74.54%||25.46% |
Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Bladder infection||0.10%||0.31%||2.56%||5.94%||10.54%||23.03%||20.47%||37.05% |
Severity of Bladder infection when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder infection||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bladder infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (150 people, 15.18%)
- Multiple sclerosis (112 people, 11.34%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (86 people, 8.70%)
- Hypertension (65 people, 6.58%)
- Depression (53 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (202 people, 20.45%)
- Zometa (182 people, 18.42%)
- Acetaminophen (153 people, 15.49%)
- Vicodin (152 people, 15.38%)
- Oxycontin (146 people, 14.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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