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How effective is Aleve for Migraine?





Summary: 6 Aleve users have rated its effectiveness for Migraine.

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Aleve (naproxen sodium) is for Migraine and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 20,558 users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) can be treated by Topamax, Imitrex, Maxalt, Topiramate, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Propranolol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from Migraine 47,669 patients)

On Dec, 21, 2014: 6 people are studied for taking Aleve in Migraine




Aleve effectiveness for Migraine


Long term Aleve effectiveness for Migraine

Aleve effectiveness for Migraine (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall12102
Long term
(1+ years)
01001

Gender of people who take Aleve for Migraine * :

FemaleMale
Migraine100.00%0.00%

Age of people who take Aleve for Migraine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%16.67%33.33%16.67%16.67%16.67%0.00%

Who find Aleve more effective for Migraine?

Gender of people who find Aleve more effective * :

FemaleMale
Migraine100.00%0.00%

Age of people who find Aleve more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    be ware of metformin on Mar, 3, 2014:

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