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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Ototoxicity?

Summary: Ototoxicity could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Ranitidine, and have Tonsillitis.

We study 57,765 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Ototoxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Ototoxicity and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,426 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Ototoxicity

Ototoxicity (damage to the ear) (latest reports from 1,744 patients) has been reported by people with preventive health care, ovarian cancer, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, sinusitis, infection.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Ototoxicity. They amount to 0.29% of all the 1,744 people who have Ototoxicity on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ototoxicity in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Ototoxicity * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Ototoxicity100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ototoxicity0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Ototoxicity when taking Ibuprofen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ototoxicity ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Tonsillitis (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Cervicobrachial syndrome (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ranitidine (4 people, 80.00%)
  2. Ciprofloxacin (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Paracetamol (3 people, 60.00%)
  4. Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium (3 people, 60.00%)
  5. Lortab (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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