Review: could Ibuprofen cause Necrotising Scleritis?


Summary

Necrotising scleritis is reported only by a few people who take Ibuprofen. We study 57,579 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Necrotising scleritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Necrotising scleritis and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 60,809 users)

Necrotising Scleritis

Necrotising scleritis (life threatening infection of white outer coating of the eye, known as the sclera) has been reported by people with blood potassium abnormal, renal impairment (latest reports from 40 Necrotising scleritis patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

57,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Necrotising Scleritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Necrotising scleritis?

Gender of people who have Necrotising Scleritis when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Necrotising Scleritis when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pseudomonas Infection (1 person)
  • Ocular Hyperaemia (1 person)
  • Necrotising Scleritis (1 person)
  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmic (1 person)
  • Eye Pain (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zymar (1 person)
  • Steroids (1 person)
  • Prednisolone Acetate (1 person)
  • Cycloplegia (1 person)
  • Ceftazidime (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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