Ibuprofen and Ototoxicity - from FDA reports


Ototoxicity is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Escitalopram, and have Constipation. This review analyzes which people have Ototoxicity with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 102,006 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 15, 2017

102,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 14 people (0.01%) have Ototoxicity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Ototoxicity?

Gender of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 58.33 %
  • male: 41.67 %

Age of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 45.45 %
  • 50-59: 45.45 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (2 people, 14.29%)
  • Painful Menstrual Periods (1 person, 7.14%)
  • Cervicobrachial Syndrome (1 person, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zolpidem (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Ranitidine (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Escitalopram (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Morphine (2 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tinnitus (7 people, 50.00%)
  • Meningitis Aseptic (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Deafness Neurosensory (4 people, 28.57%)
  • Overdose (3 people, 21.43%)
  • Hearing Loss (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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