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 58,018 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,637 Ibuprofen users)
Mouth ulcers has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, breast cancer. (latest reports from 9,975 Mouth ulcers patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 58,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 233 people (0.40%) have Mouth Ulcers.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Mouth ulcers * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mouth ulcers||44.44%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||44.44%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mouth ulcers when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Mouth ulcers||72.09%||27.91% |
Age of people who have Mouth ulcers when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Mouth ulcers||0.00%||1.03%||2.56%||9.23%||5.64%||26.15%||25.13%||30.26% |
Severity of Mouth ulcers when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mouth ulcers||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Mouth ulcers ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mouth ulcers||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (36 people, 15.45%)
- Metastases to bone (28 people, 12.02%)
- Prophylaxis (21 people, 9.01%)
- Depression (20 people, 8.58%)
- Pain (20 people, 8.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (80 people, 34.33%)
- Vicodin (59 people, 25.32%)
- Neurontin (54 people, 23.18%)
- Arimidex (53 people, 22.75%)
- Oxycontin (52 people, 22.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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