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 58,018 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 61,637 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 Mar, 2, 2015: 58,018 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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- A study of side effects of Ibuprofen for a 40-year old man with Headache. The patient has Wegener's Granulomatosis (inflammation of the blood vessels lungs sinuses)
- A study of drug interactions between Methylcobalamin, Ibuprofen for a 69-year old woman with Sciatica, Arthritis - Osteoarthritis. The patient has Fever
- A study of side effects of Ibuprofen for a 21-year old woman with Pain. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint), Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood), Insomnia (sleeplessness), Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat), Blurred Vision, Panic Attack, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine (headache that has characteristics of both a tension headache and a migraine headache), Neck Pain, Depression, Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
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