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. This review analyzes which people have Water retention with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,435 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

98,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 271 people (0.28%) 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: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 30 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

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

  • female: 65.54 %
  • male: 34.46 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.51 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.06 %
  • 20-29: 7.65 %
  • 30-39: 6.12 %
  • 40-49: 18.37 %
  • 50-59: 20.41 %
  • 60+: 43.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (45 people, 16.61%)
  • Depression (35 people, 12.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 7.01%)
  • Narcolepsy (18 people, 6.64%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (36 people, 13.28%)
  • Tylenol (31 people, 11.44%)
  • Lyrica (27 people, 9.96%)
  • Aspirin (25 people, 9.23%)
  • Xyrem (24 people, 8.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (55 people, 20.30%)
  • Nausea (54 people, 19.93%)
  • Pain (53 people, 19.56%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (51 people, 18.82%)
  • Fatigue (50 people, 18.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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