Review: could Ibuprofen cause Epilepsy?
Summary: Epilepsy is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 58,026 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Epilepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Epilepsy 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)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion, pain. (latest reports from 39,364 Epilepsy patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 58,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 87 people (0.15%) have Epilepsy.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Epilepsy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Ibuprofen * :
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Ibuprofen * :
Severity of Epilepsy when taking Ibuprofen ** :
How people recovered from Epilepsy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (16 people, 18.39%)
- Depression (11 people, 12.64%)
- Convulsion (10 people, 11.49%)
- Bipolar disorder (7 people, 8.05%)
- Pain (7 people, 8.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lorazepam (14 people, 16.09%)
- Rebif (12 people, 13.79%)
- Mirtazapine (11 people, 12.64%)
- Omeprazole (10 people, 11.49%)
- Albuterol (10 people, 11.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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