Catapres Vs. Ibuprofen for a male patient aged 25 - from FDA reports

This is a personalized comparison Catapres, Ibuprofen for a man aged 25. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 12, 2019

3,541 males aged 25 (±5) who take Catapres, Ibuprofen are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Catapres, Ibuprofen for a male patient aged 25.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 25
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Depression

Drugs in this study:

  • Catapres (clonidine hydrochloride)
  • Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 25 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
Outcome and its % of total reports:

  • Catapres: 0.06 %
  • Ibuprofen: 5.37 %
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit):
  • Catapres: 0.14 %
  • Ibuprofen: 5.82 %
  • Catapres: 0.11 %
  • Ibuprofen: 4.43 %

Most common side effects:

  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  2. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  3. Stress And Anxiety
  4. Respiratory Acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Joint Pain
  7. Weakness
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes due to kidney disease)
  10. Pneumonia
  1. Fever
  2. Nausea And Vomiting
  3. Suicide Attempt
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  6. Drug Ineffective
  7. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  8. Rashes (redness)
  9. Depression
  10. Breathing Difficulty

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:



  1. Depression
  2. Weakness
  3. Suicide Attempt
  4. Weight Decreased
  5. Renal Pain (kidney pain)
  6. Abnormal Behavior
  7. Arthropathy
  8. Cartilage Injury
  9. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  10. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)

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