Review: could Ibuprofen cause Petechiae?
Summary: Petechiae could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Acetaminophen, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 57,765 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 108 people (0.19%) have Petechiae. They amount to 0.31% of all the 34,510 people who have Petechiae on eHealthMe.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Petechiae * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen * :
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen * :
Severity of Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Petechiae ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 9.26%)
- Influenza (7 people, 6.48%)
- Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 6.48%)
- Multiple sclerosis relapse (6 people, 5.56%)
- Acne (5 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (15 people, 13.89%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 9.26%)
- Ranitidine (10 people, 9.26%)
- Clarithromycin (9 people, 8.33%)
- Vicodin (9 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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