Ibuprofen and Completed suicide - from FDA reports
Completed suicide is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Suicide attempt . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 1,679 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 96,242 users)
Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 52,966 Completed suicide patients).
On Feb, 09, 2017
91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 1,679 people (1.84%) have Completed Suicide
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Completed Suicide *:
- < 1 month: 91.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Ibuprofen *:
- female: 58.24 %
- male: 41.76 %
Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Ibuprofen *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 12.52 %
- 20-29: 17.26 %
- 30-39: 16.61 %
- 40-49: 22.52 %
- 50-59: 16.09 %
- 60+: 14.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Suicide Attempt (123 people, 7.33%)
- Depression (48 people, 2.86%)
- Pain (26 people, 1.55%)
- Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 1.43%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (21 people, 1.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Acetaminophen (303 people, 18.05%)
- Naproxen (132 people, 7.86%)
- Fluoxetine (124 people, 7.39%)
- Alprazolam (83 people, 4.94%)
- Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (82 people, 4.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Arrest (189 people, 11.26%)
- Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped (159 people, 9.47%)
- Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (137 people, 8.16%)
- Death (131 people, 7.80%)
- Poisoning (111 people, 6.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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