Review: could Ibuprofen cause Coronary Heart Disease?


Summary

Coronary heart disease is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 57,579 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 224 have Coronary heart disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Coronary heart disease and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 60,809 users)

Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, pneumonia, gastrointestinal haemorrhage (latest reports from 29,675 Coronary heart disease patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

57,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 224 people (0.39%) have Coronary Heart Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Coronary heart disease?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Coronary Heart Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 58.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Coronary Heart Disease when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 34.39 %
  • male: 65.61 %

Age of people who have Coronary Heart Disease when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 1.02 %
  • 30-39: 1.02 %
  • 40-49: 11.22 %
  • 50-59: 26.53 %
  • 60+: 59.69 %

Severity if Coronary Heart Disease when taking Ibuprofen **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (29 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (23 people)
  • Hypertension (13 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (76 people)
  • Lisinopril (57 people)
  • Zometa (56 people)
  • Digoxin (48 people)
  • Lipitor (46 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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