Could Ibuprofen cause Ototoxicity - from FDA reports


Ototoxicity is reported only by a few people who take Ibuprofen. We study 67,458 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 96,226 users)


Ototoxicity (damage to the ear) has been reported by people with gestational trophoblastic tumour, rhabdomyosarcoma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, tuberculosis (latest reports from 831 Ototoxicity patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

67,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Ototoxicity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Ototoxicity?

Gender of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ototoxicity 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: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tonsillitis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Cervicobrachial Syndrome (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ranitidine (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Vicoprofen (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Fluoxetine Hydrochloride (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Clopidogrel Bisulfate (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Meningitis Aseptic (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Tinnitus (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Deafness Bilateral (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Vestibular Disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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