Review: could Ibuprofen cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Summary: Leg swelling is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 58,026 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,642 Ibuprofen users)
Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,440 Leg swelling patients)
On Mar, 8, 2015: 58,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 12 people (0.02%) have Leg Swelling.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Leg swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg swelling||18.18%||9.09%||0.00%||27.27%||18.18%||0.00%||27.27% |
Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Leg swelling||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Leg swelling||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||16.67%||25.00% |
Severity of Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg swelling||8.33%||41.67%||41.67%||8.33% |
How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg swelling||10.00%||10.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (5 people, 41.67%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)
- Inflammation (2 people, 16.67%)
- Headache (2 people, 16.67%)
- Iron deficiency anaemia (1 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (2 people, 16.67%)
- Cetirizine hydrochloride allergy (1 people, 8.33%)
- Lisinopril (1 people, 8.33%)
- Ferrous fumarate (1 people, 8.33%)
- Furosemide (1 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Ibuprofen for a 30-year old woman with Foot Pain. The patient has Foot Fracture
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 38-year old woman with Fibromyalgia. The patient has Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body), Foot Swelling
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Vitamin D, Metoprolol Tartrate, Pantoprazole, Losartan, Pravastatin Sodium, Topiramate for a 45-year old woman with Back Pain, Health, High Blood Pressure, Stomach Acid, Total Cholesterol, Seizures. The patient has Vertigo-associated Disorders, Aural Fullness, Eye Twitch, Chills, Headache - Migraine With Aura, Fatigue, Lump In The Neck, Restlessness, Weakness, Body Numbness, Confusion, Pressure Sore, Ringing In The Ears, Dizzy
- A study of side effects of Alprazolam for a 46-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs
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