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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?

We study 57,912 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,542 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Leg swelling

Leg swelling (latest reports from 4,552 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 57,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 7 people (0.01%) 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 swelling33.33%16.67%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%16.67%

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

FemaleMale
Leg swelling57.14%42.86%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg swelling0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%28.57%28.57%14.29%14.29%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling14.29%28.57%42.86%14.29%

How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Headache (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Inflammation (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Pain (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Insomnia (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Melatonin (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Valerian (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Aleve (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Excedrin (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Xanax (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • This was administered Post abdominal surgery (hysterectomy)
    Result Severe edema from hips to toes
    Legs burn and itch from edema
    Administered 2,400 mg x three days before discontinued.
    Also was taking lasix 40mg daily relative to heart transplant

    Reply

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • Occasional swelling at end of 12 hour work day. Swelling seems to coincide with urinary incontinence at night.

    Reply

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