Ibuprofen and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression . We study 91,020 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 187 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome 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)

Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, muscle spasticity (latest reports from 13,481 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

91,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 187 people (0.21%) have Withdrawal Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 67.3 %
  • male: 32.7 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 2.21 %
  • 20-29: 10.29 %
  • 30-39: 14.71 %
  • 40-49: 17.65 %
  • 50-59: 34.56 %
  • 60+: 19.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (47 people, 25.13%)
  • Pain (40 people, 21.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 14.97%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 14.44%)
  • Diabetes (24 people, 12.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (46 people, 24.60%)
  • Vicodin (35 people, 18.72%)
  • Xanax (34 people, 18.18%)
  • Neurontin (32 people, 17.11%)
  • Temazepam (29 people, 15.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (54 people, 28.88%)
  • Fatigue (43 people, 22.99%)
  • Dizziness (42 people, 22.46%)
  • Pain (39 people, 20.86%)
  • Confusional State (38 people, 20.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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