Review: could Ibuprofen cause Muscle weakness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 54,269 people who take Ibuprofen. Among them, 2,822 have Muscle weakness. See who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more. This review is 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 acupuncture and pain, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,304,100 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 54,269 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 2,822 people (5.20%) have Muscle Weakness.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Muscle weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle weakness||65.68%||11.24%||5.92%||1.18%||13.02%||2.96%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Muscle weakness||64.04%||35.96% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.59%||3.04%||7.46%||11.28%||22.82%||20.89%||33.91% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||9.09%||54.55%||36.36%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (364 people, 12.90%)
- Multiple sclerosis (205 people, 7.26%)
- Hypertension (134 people, 4.75%)
- Depression (128 people, 4.54%)
- Muscle spasms (88 people, 3.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (603 people, 21.37%)
- Zometa (344 people, 12.19%)
- Acetaminophen (314 people, 11.13%)
- Ambien (310 people, 10.99%)
- Lipitor (281 people, 9.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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