Review: Muscle weakness in Ibuprofen
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 4, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Muscle weakness (Weakness) by studying 54,128 people who take Ibuprofen. We analyze: the time on Ibuprofen when people have Muscle weakness, gender and age of these people, the severity of Muscle weakness, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ibuprofen. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is used in pain, headache, back pain - low, inflammation, arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain exacerbated, pain, pain prophylaxis, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 54,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 2,688 people (4.97%) 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||63.57%||13.57%||4.29%||1.43%||15.00%||2.14%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Muscle weakness||64.67%||35.33% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.62%||3.07%||7.62%||11.51%||22.60%||20.54%||34.03% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||10.00%||60.00%||30.00%||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 (353 people, 13.13%)
- Multiple sclerosis (202 people, 7.51%)
- Product used for unknown indication (135 people, 5.02%)
- Depression (126 people, 4.69%)
- Hypertension (123 people, 4.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (579 people, 21.54%)
- Zometa (330 people, 12.28%)
- Acetaminophen (305 people, 11.35%)
- Ambien (301 people, 11.20%)
- Lipitor (268 people, 9.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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