Ibuprofen and Petechiae - from FDA reports


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 Lioresal, and have Depression . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 141 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 96,242 users)

Petechiae

Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 8,234 Petechiae patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 141 people (0.15%) have Petechiae


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Petechiae?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Petechiae *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 50.75 %
  • male: 49.25 %

Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.1 %
  • 10-19: 9.3 %
  • 20-29: 8.53 %
  • 30-39: 13.95 %
  • 40-49: 22.48 %
  • 50-59: 15.5 %
  • 60+: 27.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 17.73%)
  • Depression (25 people, 17.73%)
  • Insomnia (22 people, 15.60%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (21 people, 14.89%)
  • Erection Problems (21 people, 14.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paracetamol (20 people, 14.18%)
  • Lioresal (20 people, 14.18%)
  • Zopiclone (19 people, 13.48%)
  • Amlodipine (18 people, 12.77%)
  • Sertraline (17 people, 12.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (49 people, 34.75%)
  • Pain In Extremity (32 people, 22.70%)
  • Pain (31 people, 21.99%)
  • Depression (30 people, 21.28%)
  • Fatigue (29 people, 20.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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