Review: could Ibuprofen cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea 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 Pain.
We study 58,026 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,049 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,642 Ibuprofen users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,351 Diarrhea patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 58,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 2,049 people (3.53%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (331 people, 16.15%)
- Hypertension (156 people, 7.61%)
- Prophylaxis (121 people, 5.91%)
- Depression (119 people, 5.81%)
- Contraception (97 people, 4.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (336 people, 16.40%)
- Zometa (252 people, 12.30%)
- Ambien (236 people, 11.52%)
- Acetaminophen (201 people, 9.81%)
- Percocet (199 people, 9.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
Recent Ibuprofen related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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