Review: could Ibuprofen cause Heart Rate Increased?


Heart rate increased 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 65,866 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 615 have Heart rate increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate increased and more.

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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 70,676 users)

Heart Rate Increased

Heart rate increased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 42,762 Heart rate increased patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

65,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 615 people (0.93%) have Heart Rate Increased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Heart rate increased?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Heart Rate Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 65.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.63 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Rate Increased when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 63.85 %
  • male: 36.15 %

Age of people who have Heart Rate Increased when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 3.83 %
  • 10-19: 9.65 %
  • 20-29: 11.29 %
  • 30-39: 17.3 %
  • 40-49: 16.58 %
  • 50-59: 18.21 %
  • 60+: 22.95 %

Severity if Heart Rate Increased when taking Ibuprofen **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Rate Increased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (62 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (31 people)
  • Back Pain (29 people)
  • Headache (23 people)
  • Hypertension (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (65 people)
  • Tylenol (58 people)
  • Naproxen (53 people)
  • Acetaminophen (53 people)
  • Xanax (47 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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