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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lyrica, and have Depression.

We study 57,826 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,426 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 55,509 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 139 people (0.24%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.25% of all the 55,254 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome68.55%31.45%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%1.82%11.82%19.09%14.55%40.91%11.82%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (41 people, 29.50%)
  2. Pain (28 people, 20.14%)
  3. Bone pain (24 people, 17.27%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 15.11%)
  5. Hypertension (21 people, 15.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (37 people, 26.62%)
  2. Vicodin (31 people, 22.30%)
  3. Xanax (31 people, 22.30%)
  4. Neurontin (29 people, 20.86%)
  5. Temazepam (27 people, 19.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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