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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Lower blood pressure (Hypotension)?

Summary: Lower blood pressure is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 58,018 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,632 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,637 Ibuprofen users)

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,417 Lower blood pressure patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 58,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,632 people (2.81%) have Lower Blood Pressure.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure66.46%11.59%2.44%1.22%9.76%0.61%7.93%

Gender of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Lower blood pressure61.74%38.26%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure0.44%1.27%7.40%7.08%8.86%15.56%18.60%40.80%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (153 people, 9.38%)
  2. Hypertension (137 people, 8.39%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (66 people, 4.04%)
  4. Depression (63 people, 3.86%)
  5. Prophylaxis (55 people, 3.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (387 people, 23.71%)
  2. Acetaminophen (202 people, 12.38%)
  3. Atenolol (164 people, 10.05%)
  4. Furosemide (159 people, 9.74%)
  5. Prednisone (149 people, 9.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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