Review: could Ibuprofen cause Multiple sclerosis?
Summary: Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Betaseron, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 58,026 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 239 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,642 Ibuprofen users)
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,273 Multiple sclerosis patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 58,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 260 people (0.45%) 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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