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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 58,038 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 209 have Coronary heart disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Coronary heart disease and more.

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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,663 Ibuprofen users)

Coronary heart disease

Coronary heart disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 30,655 Coronary heart disease patients)

On May, 9, 2015: 58,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 209 people (0.36%) have Coronary Heart Disease.

Trend of Coronary heart disease in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Coronary heart disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coronary heart disease22.22%0.00%22.22%44.44%0.00%0.00%11.11%

Gender of people who have Coronary heart disease when taking Ibuprofen * :

Coronary heart disease33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Coronary heart disease when taking Ibuprofen * :

Coronary heart disease0.00%0.00%0.97%0.97%0.97%12.62%25.73%58.74%

Severity of Coronary heart disease when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coronary heart disease100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Coronary heart disease ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (29 people, 13.88%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (25 people, 11.96%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (23 people, 11.00%)
  4. Osteoarthritis (23 people, 11.00%)
  5. Hypertension (13 people, 6.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (89 people, 42.58%)
  2. Lisinopril (65 people, 31.10%)
  3. Plavix (60 people, 28.71%)
  4. Nitroglycerin (57 people, 27.27%)
  5. Zometa (56 people, 26.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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