Ibuprofen and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,435 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

98,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 3,656 people (3.71%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Diarrhea?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 63.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.97 %
  • 10+ years: 3.9 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 65.9 %
  • male: 34.1 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.76 %
  • 2-9: 1.99 %
  • 10-19: 4.41 %
  • 20-29: 7.89 %
  • 30-39: 10.4 %
  • 40-49: 16.3 %
  • 50-59: 21.67 %
  • 60+: 36.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (520 people, 14.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (253 people, 6.92%)
  • Depression (203 people, 5.55%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (173 people, 4.73%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (165 people, 4.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (312 people, 8.53%)
  • Zometa (291 people, 7.96%)
  • Ambien (266 people, 7.28%)
  • Xanax (238 people, 6.51%)
  • Percocet (228 people, 6.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,231 people, 33.67%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,108 people, 30.31%)
  • Fatigue (735 people, 20.10%)
  • Pain (724 people, 19.80%)
  • Abdominal Pain (658 people, 18.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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