Ibuprofen and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle weakness is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Muscle weakness with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,435 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

98,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 4,257 people (4.32%) have Muscle Weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Muscle Weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 62.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.51 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.42 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 63.53 %
  • male: 36.47 %

Age of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 3.06 %
  • 20-29: 6.68 %
  • 30-39: 11.16 %
  • 40-49: 20.44 %
  • 50-59: 21.69 %
  • 60+: 36.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (579 people, 13.60%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (396 people, 9.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (257 people, 6.04%)
  • Depression (176 people, 4.13%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (170 people, 3.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (473 people, 11.11%)
  • Zometa (351 people, 8.25%)
  • Ambien (340 people, 7.99%)
  • Omeprazole (309 people, 7.26%)
  • Acetaminophen (298 people, 7.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,306 people, 30.68%)
  • Nausea (1,043 people, 24.50%)
  • Pain (965 people, 22.67%)
  • Dizziness (792 people, 18.60%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (768 people, 18.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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