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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Leg swelling?

We study 57,886 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 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 61,496 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Leg swelling

Leg swelling (latest reports from 4,072 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 57,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 6 people (0.01%) have Leg Swelling. They amount to 0.15% of all the 4,052 people who have Leg Swelling on eHealthMe.

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 swelling40.00%20.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Leg swelling50.00%50.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg swelling0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%16.67%16.67%16.67%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

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. Inflammation (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Pain (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Neuropathy (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Depression (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Sleeplessness (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (1 people, 16.67%)
  2. Gabapentin (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Sertraline (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Alcohol (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Oxycodone (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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