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 58,026 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,642 Ibuprofen users)
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 6,482 Petechiae patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 58,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 110 people (0.19%) have Petechiae.
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, 9.09%)
- Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 6.36%)
- Influenza (7 people, 6.36%)
- Multiple sclerosis relapse (6 people, 5.45%)
- Essential hypertension (5 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (15 people, 13.64%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 9.09%)
- Ranitidine (10 people, 9.09%)
- Vicodin (9 people, 8.18%)
- Clarithromycin (9 people, 8.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Duloxetine Hydrochloride for a 58-year old man with Chronic Pain. The patient has Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of side effects of Minocycline Hydrochloride for a 22-year old man with Acne And Teenagers. The patient has Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction), Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Percocet, Labetalol Hydrochloride, Methyldopa for a 31-year old woman with Drugs For Pain, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Postive For Drug Test
Recent Ibuprofen related drug comparison:
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