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How effective is Aleve for Fibromyalgia?

Overall ratings: 2.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Aleve (naproxen sodium) is for Fibromyalgia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 9 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Aleve

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,550 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 93,052 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride.

On Oct, 22, 2014: 9 people are studied for taking Aleve in Fibromyalgia




Aleve effectiveness for Fibromyalgia


Long term Aleve effectiveness for Fibromyalgia

Aleve effectiveness for Fibromyalgia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall13410
Long term
(1+ years)
00300

Gender of people who take Aleve for Fibromyalgia * :

FemaleMale
Fibromyalgia88.89%11.11%

Age of people who take Aleve for Fibromyalgia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%11.11%11.11%44.44%11.11%

Who find Aleve more effective for Fibromyalgia?

Gender of people who find Aleve more effective * :

FemaleMale
Fibromyalgia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who find Aleve more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Had fibromyalgia diagnosed when I was 18, 15 years ago. But it had been there since I was at least 12 years old in minimal isolated forms.
    Had meningitis at 4year old and was in coma for 3 days. Developed sleeping and behaviour problems immediately following that.
    Savella has been a life-saver. Only side-effect is excessive sweating from head. First 2 weeks caused nausea and dizziness, but it all went away.

    Pain medication used now is not daily but according to flare-ups of fibromyalgia in specific parts of the body.
    I've had chronic shoulder, back and hip pain for months now, and I'm using those meds (codeine, Tramadol, Robaxacet) due to that. Codeine and Tramadol only if really acute.
    Naproxen used for migraines (muscular) and now for back pain inflammation.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Been having symtoms of gallbladder problems for 10 months.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I have suffered with fibromyalgia since my early thirties and it has contnued to get more severe. Doctors have tried several different drugs but nothing can elleviate the pain some make it just more bearable. I am now suffering with lower back and right side pain and what the doctor says is spasms. The doctor has put me on diazapam for short term to help this. It makes it slightly easier but I am still having severe difficulty walking etc without the back/side pain on top of the other pain and problems of fibromyalgia.

    Reply

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  • So sleepy with savella
    I am just finishing the starter pack of Savella and I am so sleepy I can't hold my head up. My pain and other Fibromyalgia symptoms are tremendously better but I am sleeping like crazy. Hopefully I can have both doses at night and this will help. I am so glad to not be in pain but I need to be aw ...

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