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 57,979 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 Ibuprofen 61,602 users)
Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with high blood pressure, dialysis, diabetes, pain, depression.(latest reports from Cardiac arrest 46,037 patients)
On Dec, 9, 2014: 57,979 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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