Motrin and Chest discomfort - from FDA reports


Chest discomfort is found among people who take Motrin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,279 people who have side effects when taking Motrin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 23, 2018

27,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Motrin.
Among them, 1,258 people (4.61%) have Chest discomfort


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Motrin cause Chest discomfort?

Time on Motrin when people have Chest discomfort *:

  • < 1 month: 27.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.45 %
  • 10+ years: 27.42 %

Gender of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Motrin *:

  • female: 68.32 %
  • male: 31.68 %

Age of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Motrin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.58 %
  • 10-19: 5.67 %
  • 20-29: 10.41 %
  • 30-39: 15.71 %
  • 40-49: 22.68 %
  • 50-59: 25.09 %
  • 60+: 18.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 112 people, 8.90%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 73 people, 5.80%
  3. Birth Control: 65 people, 5.17%
  4. Diabetes: 52 people, 4.13%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 52 people, 4.13%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vioxx: 222 people, 17.65%
  2. Tylenol: 163 people, 12.96%
  3. Yasmin: 127 people, 10.10%
  4. Vicodin: 124 people, 9.86%
  5. Prilosec: 123 people, 9.78%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 474 people, 37.68%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 294 people, 23.37%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 280 people, 22.26%
  4. Back Pain: 267 people, 21.22%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 239 people, 19.00%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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