Ibuprofen and Piriformis syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Piriformis syndrome is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have Preventive health care . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 14 have Piriformis syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Piriformis syndrome 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)

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, preventive health care, insomnia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 240 Piriformis syndrome patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Piriformis Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Piriformis syndrome?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Piriformis Syndrome *:

  • < 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 Piriformis Syndrome when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 28.57 %
  • male: 71.43 %

Age of people who have Piriformis Syndrome 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 *:

  • Preventive Health Care (10 people, 71.43%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Cervicobrachial Syndrome (1 person, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (11 people, 78.57%)
  • Sutent (10 people, 71.43%)
  • Naprosyn (10 people, 71.43%)
  • Effexor Xr (10 people, 71.43%)
  • Avapro (10 people, 71.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 78.57%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (11 people, 78.57%)
  • Joint Pain (11 people, 78.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 78.57%)
  • Fever (11 people, 78.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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