Review: could Ibuprofen cause Mouth Ulcers?


Summary

Mouth ulcers is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 67,448 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 270 have Mouth ulcers. Find out below who they are, when they have Mouth ulcers and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers has been reported by people with fever, rashes, agranulocytosis, nosebleed, joint pain (latest reports from 13,268 Mouth ulcers patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

67,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 270 people (0.4%) have Mouth Ulcers


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Mouth ulcers?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Mouth Ulcers *:

  • < 1 month: 29.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mouth Ulcers when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 70.04 %
  • male: 29.96 %

Age of people who have Mouth Ulcers when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.33 %
  • 10-19: 2.67 %
  • 20-29: 8.89 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 24.89 %
  • 50-59: 24.0 %
  • 60+: 29.33 %

Severity if Mouth Ulcers when taking Ibuprofen **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Mouth Ulcers **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (39 people, 14.44%)
  • Metastases To Bone (31 people, 11.48%)
  • Hypertension (24 people, 8.89%)
  • Pain (23 people, 8.52%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (23 people, 8.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (85 people, 31.48%)
  • Vicodin (63 people, 23.33%)
  • Oxycontin (60 people, 22.22%)
  • Neurontin (58 people, 21.48%)
  • Arimidex (54 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pyrexia (98 people, 36.30%)
  • Pain (94 people, 34.81%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (90 people, 33.33%)
  • Nausea (84 people, 31.11%)
  • Arthralgia (80 people, 29.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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