Review: taking Aleve and Norvasc together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Aleve and Norvasc together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Aleve and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 593 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 joint pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 18,284 users)

Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 79,380 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

593 people who take Aleve, Norvasc are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Aleve and Norvasc drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Aleve:
  • < 1 month: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Norvasc:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Aleve:
  • female: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
Norvasc:
  • female: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • male: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Aleve:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
Norvasc:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • oedema peripheral
  • dizziness
  • gait disturbance
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • pruritus
  • urticaria
  • angioedema
  • arthralgia
1 - 6 months:
  • crohn's disease
  • depression
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • fistula
  • insomnia
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • arthritis
  • erythema
6 - 12 months:
  • bloating
  • organ failure
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • throat tightness
  • trigger finger
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • memory impairment
  • myocardial infarction
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • blood glucose increased
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • disturbance in attention
2 - 5 years:
  • hypertension
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chest pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cervicobrachial syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • fatigue
  • haematochezia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • blood glucose increased
  • disturbance in attention
  • myocardial infarction
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
10+ years:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • nephritis interstitial
  • nephropathy
  • renal arteriosclerosis
  • renal failure
not specified:
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • pain
  • blood pressure increased
  • diarrhoea
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
male:
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • constipation
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • respiratory failure
  • abdominal distension
  • bronchitis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • sweating increased
  • chest pain
  • eructation
  • nervousness
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • pancreatitis
  • vasodilatation
30-39:
  • haematuria present
  • budd-chiari syndrome
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • eye swelling
  • hepatic vein thrombosis
  • hypersensitivity
  • injury
  • lip swelling
40-49:
  • chest pain
  • back pain
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • cellulitis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • fall
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • asthma
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • dementia alzheimer's type
50-59:
  • bronchitis
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • constipation
  • pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • respiratory failure
  • atelectasis
  • nausea
60+:
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • fatigue
  • depression

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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