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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Insomnia concerns?

Summary: Insomnia concerns could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 57,765 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,460 have Insomnia concerns. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia concerns and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,426 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Insomnia concerns

Insomnia concerns (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 777,466 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,460 people (2.53%) have Insomnia Concerns. They amount to 0.19% of all the 784,863 people who have Insomnia Concerns on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia concerns in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Insomnia concerns * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia concerns43.48%16.30%1.09%3.26%9.78%9.78%16.30%

Gender of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia concerns63.94%36.06%

Age of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia concerns0.46%1.08%2.94%10.36%10.52%24.83%27.38%22.43%

Severity of Insomnia concerns when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia concerns15.00%30.00%45.00%10.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia concerns ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia concerns14.29%42.86%42.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (235 people, 16.10%)
  2. Depression (161 people, 11.03%)
  3. Insomnia (103 people, 7.05%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (91 people, 6.23%)
  5. Anxiety (86 people, 5.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (234 people, 16.03%)
  2. Ambien (226 people, 15.48%)
  3. Aspirin (204 people, 13.97%)
  4. Aredia (192 people, 13.15%)
  5. Neurontin (179 people, 12.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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