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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 58,005 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

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)

Leg swelling

Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,395 Leg swelling patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 12 people (0.02%) have Leg Swelling.

Trend of Leg swelling in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Leg swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg swelling18.18%9.09%0.00%27.27%18.18%0.00%27.27%

Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Leg swelling75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg swelling0.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%16.67%25.00%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling8.33%41.67%41.67%8.33%

How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg swelling10.00%10.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Inflammation (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Headache (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Iron deficiency anaemia (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (2 people, 16.67%)
  2. Cetirizine hydrochloride allergy (1 people, 8.33%)
  3. Lisinopril (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Ferrous fumarate (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Furosemide (1 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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