Ibuprofen and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 246 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention 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)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,420 Water retention patients).

On Feb, 23, 2017

91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 246 people (0.27%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Water retention?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 40 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 64.05 %
  • male: 35.95 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.75 %
  • 20-29: 8.24 %
  • 30-39: 6.04 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 43.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (40 people, 16.26%)
  • Depression (32 people, 13.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 7.72%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 5.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (32 people, 13.01%)
  • Tylenol (27 people, 10.98%)
  • Lyrica (27 people, 10.98%)
  • Aspirin (25 people, 10.16%)
  • Xanax (23 people, 9.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (49 people, 19.92%)
  • Pain (49 people, 19.92%)
  • Nausea (49 people, 19.92%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (48 people, 19.51%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (47 people, 19.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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