Ibuprofen and Cardiac arrest - from FDA reports


Summary

Cardiac arrest 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 Acetaminophen, and have Depression . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 887 have Cardiac arrest. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiac arrest and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 96,242 users)

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, atrial fibrillation/flutter, pain (latest reports from 62,596 Cardiac arrest patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 887 people (0.97%) have Cardiac Arrest


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Cardiac arrest?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Cardiac Arrest *:

  • < 1 month: 67.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cardiac Arrest when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 65.02 %
  • male: 34.98 %

Age of people who have Cardiac Arrest when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.98 %
  • 2-9: 0.49 %
  • 10-19: 6.27 %
  • 20-29: 17.81 %
  • 30-39: 14.25 %
  • 40-49: 14.62 %
  • 50-59: 22.11 %
  • 60+: 23.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (39 people, 4.40%)
  • Pain (38 people, 4.28%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (32 people, 3.61%)
  • Suicide Attempt (31 people, 3.49%)
  • High Blood Pressure (29 people, 3.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (84 people, 9.47%)
  • Furosemide (61 people, 6.88%)
  • Aspirin (56 people, 6.31%)
  • Digoxin (42 people, 4.74%)
  • Lasix (41 people, 4.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped (259 people, 29.20%)
  • Completed Suicide (189 people, 21.31%)
  • Hypotension (176 people, 19.84%)
  • Arrhythmias (122 people, 13.75%)
  • Overdose (80 people, 9.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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