Could Ibuprofen cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports
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 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 3,396 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 Ibuprofen 96,239 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,593 Diarrhea patients).
On Jan, 20, 2017
91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 3,396 people (3.73%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 63.1 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.48 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.17 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.38 %
- 10+ years: 4.48 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen *:
- female: 65.72 %
- male: 34.28 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Ibuprofen *:
- 0-1: 0.71 %
- 2-9: 2.09 %
- 10-19: 4.6 %
- 20-29: 8.02 %
- 30-39: 10.64 %
- 40-49: 16.37 %
- 50-59: 21.63 %
- 60+: 35.95 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (491 people, 14.46%)
- High Blood Pressure (239 people, 7.04%)
- Depression (184 people, 5.42%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (155 people, 4.56%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (153 people, 4.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (312 people, 9.19%)
- Zometa (290 people, 8.54%)
- Ambien (260 people, 7.66%)
- Xanax (228 people, 6.71%)
- Omeprazole (227 people, 6.68%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,153 people, 33.95%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (1,045 people, 30.77%)
- Pain (702 people, 20.67%)
- Fatigue (686 people, 20.20%)
- Abdominal Pain (634 people, 18.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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