Review: could Ibuprofen cause Leg swelling?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 54,269 people who take Ibuprofen. Among them, 5 have Leg swelling. See who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,385 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Leg swelling (latest reports from 3,171 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 54,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) 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||40.00%||20.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Leg swelling||40.00%||60.00% |
Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Leg swelling||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg swelling||0.00%||20.00%||60.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg swelling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
- Inflammation (2 people, 40.00%)
- Sleeplessness (1 people, 20.00%)
- Neuropathy (1 people, 20.00%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (1 people, 20.00%)
- Gabapentin (1 people, 20.00%)
- Alcohol (1 people, 20.00%)
- Oxycodone (1 people, 20.00%)
- Benadryl (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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This was administered Post abdominal surgery (hysterectomy)
Result Severe edema from hips to toes
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Administered 2,400 mg x three days before discontinued.
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