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 58,026 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,651 Ibuprofen users)
Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with high blood pressure, dialysis, diabetes, pain, depression. (latest reports from 46,037 Cardiac arrest patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 58,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 613 people (1.06%) have Cardiac Arrest.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Cardiac arrest * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cardiac arrest||71.05%||23.68%||2.63%||0.00%||0.00%||2.63%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Cardiac arrest when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Cardiac arrest||63.64%||36.36% |
Age of people who have Cardiac arrest when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Cardiac arrest||1.00%||0.84%||4.52%||15.05%||14.38%||13.71%||23.24%||27.26% |
Severity of Cardiac arrest when taking Ibuprofen ** :
How people recovered from Cardiac arrest ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (29 people, 4.73%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (26 people, 4.24%)
- Pain (19 people, 3.10%)
- Suicide attempt (16 people, 2.61%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 2.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (98 people, 15.99%)
- Acetaminophen (73 people, 11.91%)
- Furosemide (49 people, 7.99%)
- Digoxin (38 people, 6.20%)
- Lisinopril (36 people, 5.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Elmiron, Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride, Ibuprofen, Zantac, Omeprazole, Gildess Fe 1/20, Plaquenil, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Prazosin Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin Xl, Celexa, Provigil for a 37-year old woman with Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Hives, Joint Pain, Gerd, Menstruation Irregular, Lupus, Anxiety, Nightmare, Depression. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Elmiron, Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride, Junel Fe 1/20, Zantac, Omeprazole, Ibuprofen, Plaquenil, Prazosin Hydrochloride, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin Xl, Celexa, Modafinil for a 37-year old woman with Interstitial Cystitis (ic), Hives, Menstruation Irregular, Gerd, Joint Pain, Lupus, Nightmare, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Energy Increased. The patient has Frequent Headaches, Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Caffeine, Aspirin for a 34-year old man with Headache.
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Amlodipine Besylate, Nexium for a 55-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux. The patient has Increased Thirst, Dry Skin, Diarrhea, Skin Rash, Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Motrin Ib, Vitamins, Crestor for a 67-year old woman with Heart Attack, Arthritis, General Physical Condition, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides. The patient has Periodontal Disease, Periodontal Disease
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