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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 Prophylaxis.

We study 57,955 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

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,582 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Trend of ibuprofen reports

Piriformis syndrome

Piriformis syndrome (neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed) (latest reports from 1,179 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, insomnia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 57,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Piriformis Syndrome.

Trend of Piriformis syndrome in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Piriformis syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Piriformis syndrome100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Piriformis syndrome when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Piriformis syndrome28.57%71.43%

Age of people who have Piriformis syndrome when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Piriformis syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Piriformis syndrome when taking Ibuprofen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Piriformis syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (10 people, 71.43%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Uterine leiomyoma (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Pulmonary embolism (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Cervicobrachial syndrome (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (11 people, 78.57%)
  2. Sutent (10 people, 71.43%)
  3. Oxycontin (10 people, 71.43%)
  4. Fluorouracil (10 people, 71.43%)
  5. Nexium (10 people, 71.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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