Review: could Ibuprofen cause Piriformis syndrome?
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 58,005 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Piriformis syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Piriformis syndrome and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)
Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, insomnia, depression, pain. (latest reports from 215 Piriformis syndrome patients)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Piriformis Syndrome.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Piriformis syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Piriformis syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Piriformis syndrome when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Piriformis syndrome||28.57%||71.43% |
Age of people who have Piriformis syndrome when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Piriformis syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Piriformis syndrome when taking Ibuprofen ** :
How people recovered from Piriformis syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (10 people, 71.43%)
- Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 14.29%)
- Uterine leiomyoma (1 people, 7.14%)
- Pulmonary embolism (1 people, 7.14%)
- Cervicobrachial syndrome (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (11 people, 78.57%)
- Sutent (10 people, 71.43%)
- Oxycontin (10 people, 71.43%)
- Fluorouracil (10 people, 71.43%)
- Nexium (10 people, 71.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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