Ibuprofen and Epilepsy - from FDA reports


Summary

Epilepsy is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Rebif, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Epilepsy with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 102,006 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

102,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 157 people (0.15%) have Epilepsy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Epilepsy?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Epilepsy *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 68.57 %
  • male: 31.43 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.83 %
  • 2-9: 0.83 %
  • 10-19: 7.44 %
  • 20-29: 27.27 %
  • 30-39: 19.01 %
  • 40-49: 15.7 %
  • 50-59: 15.7 %
  • 60+: 13.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (29 people, 18.47%)
  • Back Pain (19 people, 12.10%)
  • Convulsion (16 people, 10.19%)
  • Migraine (11 people, 7.01%)
  • Depression (10 people, 6.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Rebif (15 people, 9.55%)
  • Topamax (13 people, 8.28%)
  • Lamotrigine (13 people, 8.28%)
  • Oxycontin (11 people, 7.01%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (10 people, 6.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (22 people, 14.01%)
  • Drowsiness (13 people, 8.28%)
  • Diarrhea (13 people, 8.28%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (12 people, 7.64%)
  • Memory Loss (12 people, 7.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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