Review: could Ibuprofen cause Epilepsy?
Summary: Epilepsy could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Lorazepam, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 57,765 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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On Apr, 12, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 87 people (0.15%) have Epilepsy. They amount to 0.13% of all the 68,273 people who have Epilepsy on eHealthMe.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Epilepsy * :
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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%)
- Citalopram hydrobromide (10 people, 11.49%)
- Yaz (10 people, 11.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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