Review: could Ibuprofen cause Multiple sclerosis?
This is a review of Multiple sclerosis by studying 54,269 people who take Ibuprofen. We analyze: the time on Ibuprofen when people have Multiple sclerosis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Multiple sclerosis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ibuprofen. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,385 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 265,447 patients) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 54,269 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 260 people (0.48%) have Multiple Sclerosis. They amount to 0.10% of all the 265,447 people who have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Multiple sclerosis||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Multiple sclerosis||74.67%||25.33% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||1.47%||9.93%||18.01%||37.50%||26.47%||6.62% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Ibuprofen ** :
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (135 people, 51.92%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (37 people, 14.23%)
- Pain (31 people, 11.92%)
- Nausea (15 people, 5.77%)
- Headache (14 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Betaseron (96 people, 36.92%)
- Baclofen (73 people, 28.08%)
- Rebif (51 people, 19.62%)
- Folic acid (48 people, 18.46%)
- Avonex (45 people, 17.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have had a blood test which shows I have a high pottasuim level and am due to go and see my GP about this, I was just wondering I have taken alot of Ibuprofen recently as wasnt feeling well achy muscles etc and just wondered could this have been the reason for the high reading
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