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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin)?





Summary: Petechiae is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 57,979 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 61,602 users)

Petechiae

Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Petechiae 6,461 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 57,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 110 people (0.19%) have Petechiae.

Trend of Petechiae in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Petechiae * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Petechiae77.78%11.11%0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Petechiae60.18%39.82%

Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Petechiae0.00%4.46%14.29%9.82%15.18%17.86%13.39%25.00%

Severity of Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Petechiae28.57%57.14%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Petechiae ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Petechiae40.00%0.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 9.09%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 6.36%)
  3. Influenza (7 people, 6.36%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis relapse (6 people, 5.45%)
  5. Essential hypertension (5 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (15 people, 13.64%)
  2. Aspirin (10 people, 9.09%)
  3. Ranitidine (10 people, 9.09%)
  4. Vicodin (9 people, 8.18%)
  5. Clarithromycin (9 people, 8.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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