Ibuprofen and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports
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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle weakness with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 102,006 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 18, 2017
102,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 4,382 people (4.3%) have Muscle weakness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Muscle weakness *:
- < 1 month: 62.03 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.3 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.95 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.95 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.24 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.11 %
- 10+ years: 0.42 %
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen *:
- female: 63.49 %
- male: 36.51 %
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Ibuprofen *:
- 0-1: 0.03 %
- 2-9: 0.74 %
- 10-19: 3.03 %
- 20-29: 6.55 %
- 30-39: 11.01 %
- 40-49: 20.37 %
- 50-59: 21.72 %
- 60+: 36.55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (418 people, 9.54%)
- High Blood Pressure (262 people, 5.98%)
- Depression (180 people, 4.11%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (179 people, 4.08%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (175 people, 3.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (473 people, 10.79%)
- Zometa (351 people, 8.01%)
- Ambien (343 people, 7.83%)
- Omeprazole (309 people, 7.05%)
- Lipitor (303 people, 6.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (1,347 people, 30.74%)
- Nausea (1,062 people, 24.24%)
- Dizziness (814 people, 18.58%)
- Stress And Anxiety (779 people, 17.78%)
- Breathing Difficulty (726 people, 16.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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