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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Lichen planus?





Summary: Lichen planus is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Convulsion.

We study 57,979 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Lichen planus. Find out below who they are, when they have Lichen planus and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 61,602 users)

Lichen planus

Lichen planus (an inflammatory skin condition, characterized by an itchy, non-infectious rash) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia.(latest reports from Lichen planus 1,313 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 57,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Lichen Planus.

Trend of Lichen planus in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Lichen planus * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Lichen planus when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Lichen planus83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have Lichen planus when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lichen planus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.53%0.00%41.18%35.29%

Severity of Lichen planus when taking Ibuprofen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lichen planus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (4 people, 23.53%)
  2. Hypertension (3 people, 17.65%)
  3. Infertility female (2 people, 11.76%)
  4. Lichen planus (2 people, 11.76%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (4 people, 23.53%)
  2. Prednisone (4 people, 23.53%)
  3. Nystatin (4 people, 23.53%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (4 people, 23.53%)
  5. Famotidine (4 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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