Ibuprofen and Necrotising scleritis - from FDA reports


Summary

Necrotising scleritis is reported only by a few people who take Ibuprofen. We study 91,020 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 96,242 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 rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration, necrotising scleritis, cytomegalovirus chorioretinitis, conjunctival primary acquired melanosis (latest reports from 73 Necrotising scleritis patients).

On Feb, 23, 2017

91,020 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, 100.00%)
  • Ocular Hyperaemia (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmic (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Eye Pain (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Episcleritis (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zymar (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Valacyclovir (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Tobradex (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Prednisolone Acetate (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Ceftazidime (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pseudomonas Infection (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Corneal Opacity (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Cataract Subcapsular (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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