A study for a 38 year old man who takes Ibuprofen - from FDA reports


5,967 males aged 38 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 38 year old male patient who has Headaches. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

What are the symtoms?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Jan, 12, 2019

5,967 males aged 38 (±5) who take Ibuprofen are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Ibuprofen for a 38-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 38
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Headaches
  • Drugs taken:
    • Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Restless Legs Syndrome(a powerful urge to move your legs): 8 (0.13% of males aged 38 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Fever
  2. Dizziness
  3. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Chest pain
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  7. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Hypersensitivity
  10. Abdominal discomfort
1 - 6 months:
  1. Duodenitis (inflammation of the duodenum)
  2. Gastric ulcer (stomach ulcer)
  3. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  4. Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
  5. Abdominal pain upper
  6. Abdominal pain
  7. Helicobacter infection (helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) infects stomach)
  8. Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
  9. Drug ineffective
  10. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Nausea and vomiting
  2. Visual impairment
  3. Vision blurred
  4. Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)
  5. Drug ineffective
  6. Malignant neoplasm progression (cancer tumour came back)
  7. Overdose
  8. Oral discomfort (pain or irritation in mouth)
  9. Liver function test abnormal
  10. Anaemia (lack of blood)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
  3. Abdominal pain
  4. Acute kidney failure
  5. Gastric ulcer perforation (stomach hole due to ulcer)
  6. Loss of consciousness
  7. Weight decreased
  8. Feeling abnormal
  9. Apathy
  10. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Acute kidney failure
  2. Interstitial nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)
  3. Death
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Depression
  6. Drug toxicity
  7. Iga nephropathy (kidney disease- condition prevents the kidneys from filtering waste)
  8. Kidney transplant rejection
  9. Dizziness
  10. Road traffic accident
5 - 10 years:
  1. Depression
  2. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  3. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  4. Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart)
  5. Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  8. Emotional distress
  9. High blood cholesterol
  10. Coronary artery stenosis (narrowing of coronary artery)
10+ years:
  1. Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)
  2. Heart attack
  3. Gallbladder disorder
  4. Coronary artery occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)
  5. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  6. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Fever
  5. Depression
  6. Dizziness
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Chest pain
  10. Joint pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 334 people, 5.60%
  2. Back Pain : 270 people, 4.52%
  3. Depression : 231 people, 3.87%
  4. High Blood Pressure : 174 people, 2.92%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 170 people, 2.85%
  6. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 159 people, 2.66%
  7. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 158 people, 2.65%
  8. Stress And Anxiety : 137 people, 2.30%
  9. Hiv Infection : 120 people, 2.01%
  10. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 115 people, 1.93%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tylenol (316 people, 5.30%)
  2. Humira (286 people, 4.79%)
  3. Paracetamol (251 people, 4.21%)
  4. Acetaminophen (243 people, 4.07%)
  5. Enbrel (200 people, 3.35%)
  6. Zoloft (153 people, 2.56%)
  7. Vioxx (148 people, 2.48%)
  8. Seroquel (148 people, 2.48%)
  9. Prednisone (140 people, 2.35%)
  10. Xanax (134 people, 2.25%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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