Review: could Ibuprofen cause Lower cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?
Summary: Lower cholesterol is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 58,005 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 734 have Lower cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower cholesterol and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)
Lower cholesterol has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain. (latest reports from 171,582 Lower cholesterol patients)
On Dec, 30, 2014: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 734 people (1.27%) 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||30.77%||3.85%||15.38%||7.69%||0.00%||0.00%||42.31% |
Gender of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Lower cholesterol||58.94%||41.06% |
Age of people who have Lower cholesterol when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Lower cholesterol||0.13%||0.66%||5.98%||7.84%||10.62%||26.56%||24.44%||23.77% |
Severity of Lower cholesterol when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower cholesterol||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||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 (127 people, 17.30%)
- Depression (82 people, 11.17%)
- Anxiety (74 people, 10.08%)
- Acne (69 people, 9.40%)
- Bipolar disorder (52 people, 7.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (201 people, 27.38%)
- Lipitor (162 people, 22.07%)
- Seroquel (150 people, 20.44%)
- Ambien (126 people, 17.17%)
- Xanax (117 people, 15.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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