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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Cardiac arrest?

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 Aspirin, and have Depression. We study 58,038 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 613 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 61,663 Ibuprofen users)

Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with high blood pressure, dialysis, diabetes, pain, depression. (latest reports from 46,037 Cardiac arrest patients)

On May, 21, 2015: 58,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 613 people (1.06%) have Cardiac Arrest.

Trend of Cardiac arrest in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Cardiac arrest * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cardiac arrest71.05%23.68%2.63%0.00%0.00%2.63%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Cardiac arrest63.64%36.36%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cardiac arrest1.00%0.84%4.52%15.05%14.38%13.71%23.24%27.26%

Severity of Cardiac arrest when taking Ibuprofen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cardiac arrest ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (29 people, 4.73%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (26 people, 4.24%)
  3. Pain (19 people, 3.10%)
  4. Suicide attempt (16 people, 2.61%)
  5. Hypertension (13 people, 2.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (98 people, 15.99%)
  2. Acetaminophen (73 people, 11.91%)
  3. Furosemide (49 people, 7.99%)
  4. Digoxin (38 people, 6.20%)
  5. Lisinopril (36 people, 5.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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