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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Mi (Heart attack)?

Summary: Mi 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 58,005 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 789 have Mi. Find out below who they are, when they have Mi and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)

Mi

Mi (myocardial infarction, heart attack) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,784 Mi patients)

On Jan, 20, 2015: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 789 people (1.36%) have Mi.

Trend of Mi in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Mi * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mi35.71%16.07%12.50%10.71%16.07%0.00%8.93%

Gender of people who have Mi when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Mi61.38%38.62%

Age of people who have Mi when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mi0.56%0.00%1.54%6.57%7.97%13.99%29.65%39.72%

Severity of Mi when taking Ibuprofen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mi ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (111 people, 14.07%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (48 people, 6.08%)
  3. Depression (48 people, 6.08%)
  4. Hypertension (46 people, 5.83%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (45 people, 5.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (202 people, 25.60%)
  2. Lisinopril (92 people, 11.66%)
  3. Nitroglycerin (92 people, 11.66%)
  4. Atenolol (91 people, 11.53%)
  5. Acetaminophen (84 people, 10.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • KIMBERLEY on Oct, 18, 2012:

    I AM A 27 YEAR OLD WOMEN AND HAVE BEEN HAVEING BAD PAINS IN MY BACK I WENT TO MY DOC AND THERE IS A PART OF YOU SPINE THATS NOT MENT TO MOVE BUT MINE DOES HE GAVE ME TRAMADOL AND DIAZEPAM BUT MY HEART KEEPS BEATIN FAST AND HARD IM REALLY WORRYING ABOUT IT .IT SCARES ME .

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    Joel swanson on Oct, 20, 2012:

    Im a 53 year old male, My back and other joints slip in and out of position, My lower spine does and I throw it out all the time, over time my joints have broke down causing lots of arthritis and they always said I have degenerative joint desease and lots of arthritis! Finally I was diagnosed with elhers danlos syndrom type 3(Hypermobility)this explains the dislocating/slipping of my joints!Few doctors are up /knoledgeable about this desease! You might talk to youre doc and have him and yourself get research on this! No cure but it will help them to take your pain management more seriously. Im on Opana er,tramidol vicodin for breakthrough pain and I have an Intrethecal pain pump to pump hydro morphone into my spinal colum and that reduces the amount of drugs I need for pain relief! Most important don't give up! keep fighting untill you get into a situation with a doctor and a pain management clinic that take youre situation seriously and you get the relief you need1 Don't let the depression and hopelessness take over and if you want to get them to treat you seriously NO STREET DRUGS!!! if you use them game over they will just blow you off as a drug seeker! Good luck fight hard and God help you stay positive and strong!

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    Dozzy on Dec, 10, 2012:

    I am 40yrs man. I started by having pain in my upper abdomen/ wast, my said it was ulser and gave me omeprazole & some anti biotic. However pain did not disappear completely when I started havin chest & neck pain.
    I went on net keyed in my case d result I found out is pointing dat it might be myocardial infarction.
    Is there any test to confirm this, secondly, pl were do start to handle this MI
    I AM REALLY SCARED NOW.

    Reply

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