Review: taking Aleve and Carbamazepine together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Aleve and Carbamazepine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Aleve and Carbamazepine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 558 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Aleve 37,837 users)

Carbamazepine

Carbamazepine has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Carbamazepine 21,596 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

558 people who take Aleve, Carbamazepine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Aleve and Carbamazepine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Aleve:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Carbamazepine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Aleve:
  • female: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
Carbamazepine:
  • female: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (6 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Aleve:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Carbamazepine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • liver disorder
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • sepsis
  • muscular weakness
  • decreased appetite
  • abdominal discomfort
  • confusional state
  • glossodynia
1 - 6 months:
  • abnormal dreams
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • disturbance in attention
  • emotional disorder
  • irritability
  • nightmare
  • overdose
  • suicide attempt
  • withdrawal syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • alopecia
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
  • appendicitis
  • burning sensation
  • chills
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • eczema
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • alopecia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • burning sensation
  • cerebrovascular accident
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • complex partial seizures
  • drug toxicity
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • nystagmus
  • pain
  • somnolence
  • urinary tract infection enterococcal
10+ years:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • antinuclear antibody positive
  • arthritis
  • convulsion
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • fatigue
  • kidney failure
not specified:
  • pain
  • headache
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • depression
  • dysphagia
  • hypoaesthesia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • headache
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • weight decreased
  • hypoaesthesia
  • diarrhoea
  • dysphagia
  • pain in jaw
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • headache
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • fall
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • adnexa uteri pain
  • amenorrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • chills
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pruritus generalised
  • emotional distress
  • headache
  • memory impairment
  • injury
  • subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • vision blurred
30-39:
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • headache
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypertension
  • pain
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • drug dependence
  • vision blurred
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • tremor
  • pancreatitis
50-59:
  • muscular weakness
  • decreased appetite
  • fall
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • gait disturbance
  • headache
  • pain
  • dysphagia
  • fatigue
60+:
  • pain
  • dysphagia
  • anxiety
  • bone pain
  • pain in extremity
  • emotional distress
  • rash
  • deformity
  • anhedonia
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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