Review: could Ibuprofen cause Withdrawal syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 25, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 54,269 people who take Ibuprofen. Among them, 125 have Withdrawal syndrome. See who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,385 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in acupuncture and pain, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 52,538 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 54,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 125 people (0.23%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||63.89%||36.11% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||2.13%||5.32%||22.34%||17.02%||39.36%||13.83% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (38 people, 30.40%)
- Bone pain (24 people, 19.20%)
- Pain (24 people, 19.20%)
- Hypertension (21 people, 16.80%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 16.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (37 people, 29.60%)
- Xanax (31 people, 24.80%)
- Vicodin (27 people, 21.60%)
- Temazepam (27 people, 21.60%)
- Neurontin (25 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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