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 58,026 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,642 Ibuprofen users)
Leg cramps has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 1,090 Leg cramps patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 58,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 7 people (0.01%) have Leg Cramps.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Leg cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg cramps||16.67%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||16.67%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Leg cramps when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Leg cramps||42.86%||57.14% |
Age of people who have Leg cramps when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Leg cramps||0.00%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||14.29%||28.57%||28.57% |
Severity of Leg cramps when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg cramps||0.00%||42.86%||57.14%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Leg cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg cramps||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteopenia (1 people, 14.29%)
- Vitamin d decreased (1 people, 14.29%)
- Fever (1 people, 14.29%)
- Neuropathy (1 people, 14.29%)
- Bone and joint pain (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluticasone propionate (1 people, 14.29%)
- Bactrim (1 people, 14.29%)
- Qvar 40 (1 people, 14.29%)
- Proventil (1 people, 14.29%)
- Zolpidem tartrate (1 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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