Ibuprofen and Flatulence - from FDA reports


Summary

Flatulence 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 Chantix, and have Pain . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 425 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 96,241 users)

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 32,781 Flatulence patients).

On Feb, 12, 2017

91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 425 people (0.47%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Flatulence?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 40.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 67.94 %
  • male: 32.06 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 1.44 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 2.88 %
  • 20-29: 11.82 %
  • 30-39: 11.82 %
  • 40-49: 15.56 %
  • 50-59: 25.07 %
  • 60+: 30.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (53 people, 12.47%)
  • Quit Smoking (45 people, 10.59%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (35 people, 8.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 6.12%)
  • Depression (25 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (51 people, 12.00%)
  • Omeprazole (42 people, 9.88%)
  • Xanax (40 people, 9.41%)
  • Levaquin (38 people, 8.94%)
  • Aciphex (37 people, 8.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (152 people, 35.76%)
  • Nausea (138 people, 32.47%)
  • Indigestion (120 people, 28.24%)
  • Constipation (120 people, 28.24%)
  • Abdominal Distension (107 people, 25.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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