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advil vs Aleve for a female patient aged 47

Summary: 8,083 female patients aged 47 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of advil vs Aleve for a female aged 47. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Advil (latest outcomes from 22,825 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,570 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

On Apr, 6, 2015: 8,083 female patients aged 41 who take the same drugs are studied in advil vs Aleve

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female41pain in thumb due to loss of nail

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
advil ibuprofennot specified
Aleve naproxen sodiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 41 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
advilAleve
NauseaNausea
FatiguePruritus
HeadacheChest Pain
Chest PainHeadache
PyrexiaHypersensitivity
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea
DyspnoeaDrug Ineffective
VomitingFatigue
DizzinessVomiting
PainHypoaesthesia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
advilAleve
DepressionEmotional Distress
Cerebrovascular AccidentRenal Disorder
TicCerebrovascular Accident
Red FaceInjury
Angina PectorisMitral Valve Incompetence
Skin Blushing/flushingMyocardial Ischaemia
NauseaHypokalaemia
PainHypoaesthesia
HypoaesthesiaCellulitis
Oedema PeripheralNocturia

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
advil4.27%27.74%37.20%22.87%7.93%
Aleve2.53%36.71%35.44%18.99%6.33%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Advil (ibuprofen) is often used to treat headache. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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