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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Leg cramps (Leg pain)?

Summary: Leg cramps is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Fluticasone propionate, and have Osteopenia.

We study 57,979 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Leg cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg cramps and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,582 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Trend of ibuprofen reports

Leg cramps

Leg cramps (latest reports from 1,000 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Leg cramps reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 57,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Leg Cramps.

Trend of Leg cramps in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Leg cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg cramps16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%16.67%16.67%

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

FemaleMale
Leg cramps42.86%57.14%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg cramps0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%28.57%28.57%

Severity of Leg cramps when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg cramps0.00%42.86%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Leg cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg cramps33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteopenia (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Vitamin d decreased (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Fever (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Neuropathy (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Bone and joint pain (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fluticasone propionate (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Bactrim (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Qvar 40 (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Proventil (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Zolpidem tartrate (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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