From FDA reports: Ibuprofen and Lower cholesterol
This is a study of Lower cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol) among people who take Ibuprofen. The study analyzes: the time on Ibuprofen when people have Lower cholesterol, gender and age of these people, the severity of Lower cholesterol, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ibuprofen. In total 53,186 Ibuprofen users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is used in pain, headache, back pain - low, inflammation, arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain, nausea, stress and anxiety, fatigue, headache.
Lower cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Jun, 11, 2013: 53,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 685 people (1.29%) have Lower Cholesterol.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Lower cholesterol * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lower cholesterol||28.57%||0.00%||19.05%||9.52%||0.00%||0.00%||42.86% |
Gender of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Lower cholesterol||58.10%||41.90% |
Age of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Lower cholesterol||0.14%||0.70%||5.77%||8.30%||10.83%||27.43%||21.94%||24.89% |
Severity of Lower cholesterol when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lower cholesterol ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lower cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (112 people, 16.35%)
- Depression (80 people, 11.68%)
- Anxiety (72 people, 10.51%)
- Acne (67 people, 9.78%)
- Bipolar disorder (52 people, 7.59%)
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (194 people, 28.32%)
- Lipitor (160 people, 23.36%)
- Seroquel (148 people, 21.61%)
- Ambien (126 people, 18.39%)
- Xanax (114 people, 16.64%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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