Review: could Ibuprofen cause Plantar fasciitis?
Summary: Plantar fasciitis is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Nausea. We study 58,038 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Plantar fasciitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Plantar fasciitis and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,663 Ibuprofen users)
Plantar fasciitis (painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 1,895 Plantar fasciitis patients)
On Apr, 24, 2015: 58,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 65 people (0.11%) have Plantar Fasciitis.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Plantar fasciitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Plantar fasciitis||64.91%||35.09% |
Age of people who have Plantar fasciitis when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||2.17%||15.22%||10.87%||23.91%||15.22%||32.61% |
Severity of Plantar fasciitis when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Plantar fasciitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Plantar fasciitis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nausea (10 people, 15.38%)
- Muscle spasms (10 people, 15.38%)
- Sleep disorder (9 people, 13.85%)
- Hypercalcaemia (9 people, 13.85%)
- Depression (9 people, 13.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (29 people, 44.62%)
- Coumadin (24 people, 36.92%)
- Zolpidem (21 people, 32.31%)
- Neurontin (21 people, 32.31%)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate (20 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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