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Vicodin vs Aleve for a female patient aged 32

Summary: 3,964 female patients aged 32 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Vicodin vs Aleve for a female aged 32. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


What are the drugs

Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,336 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,567 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

On Mar, 1, 2015: 3,964 female patients aged 26 who take the same drugs are studied in Vicodin vs Aleve

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female26Pain - abdomen

Drugs to compare:

Vicodin acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrateAbbott
Aleve naproxen sodiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 26 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vicodin (Abbott)Aleve
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)Chest Pain
PainNon-accidental Overdose
Abdominal PainPruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Chest PainAbdominal Pain Nos
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Urticaria Nos (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vicodin (Abbott)Aleve
Pain - BackMetabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)
AnxietyMigraine (headache)
Migraine (headache)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
ConfusionRespiratory Depression (respiration has a rate below 12 breaths)
Neck PainMental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)
Irregular Heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)
DepressionAnaemia (lack of blood)
DiarrheaBrain Death
Numbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Nausea And VomitingEncephalopathy (functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition)

Drug effectiveness:

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On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat pain. Aleve (naproxen sodium) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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