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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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer. We study 58,038 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 233 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 61,663 Ibuprofen users)

Mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, breast cancer. (latest reports from 9,981 Mouth ulcers patients)

On May, 18, 2015: 58,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 233 people (0.40%) have Mouth Ulcers.

Trend of Mouth ulcers in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Mouth ulcers * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mouth ulcers44.44%0.00%0.00%11.11%44.44%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Mouth ulcers72.09%27.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mouth ulcers0.00%1.03%2.56%9.23%5.64%26.15%25.13%30.26%

Severity of Mouth ulcers when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mouth ulcers0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Mouth ulcers ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mouth ulcers100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (36 people, 15.45%)
  2. Metastases to bone (28 people, 12.02%)
  3. Prophylaxis (21 people, 9.01%)
  4. Depression (20 people, 8.58%)
  5. Pain (20 people, 8.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (80 people, 34.33%)
  2. Vicodin (59 people, 25.32%)
  3. Neurontin (54 people, 23.18%)
  4. Arimidex (53 people, 22.75%)
  5. Oxycontin (52 people, 22.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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