Review: taking Aleve and Norvasc together


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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 3,151 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 37,838 users)

Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 99,486 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

3,151 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: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Norvasc:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Aleve:
  • female: 40.0% - (8 of 20 people)
  • male: 29.0% - (5 of 17 people)
Norvasc:
  • female: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • male: 43.0% - (7 of 16 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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 43.0% - (10 of 23 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% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 45.0% - (10 of 22 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • dizziness
  • septic shock
  • urinary tract infection
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • gastritis
  • renal impairment
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • arthralgia
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • gastroenteritis
  • abdominal pain
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • helicobacter infection
  • anaemia megaloblastic
6 - 12 months:
  • encephalopathy
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haematuria
  • pneumonia
  • renal cyst
  • anaemia
  • atrial flutter
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • dizziness
  • drug hypersensitivity
1 - 2 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • gastric cancer
  • gastric haemorrhage
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • abdominal pain upper
  • lip swelling
  • pain
  • gastritis
2 - 5 years:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • coronary artery disease
  • cough
  • atrial fibrillation
  • emotional distress
  • gallbladder disorder
  • hypertension
5 - 10 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haematochezia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • blood glucose increased
10+ years:
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • hypertension
  • nephritis interstitial
  • nephropathy
  • renal arteriosclerosis
  • renal failure
not specified:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • fall
  • anxiety
male:
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • hypotension
  • back pain
  • pneumonia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • hypotension
  • acute respiratory failure
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • pneumonia streptococcal
  • sepsis
  • adverse event
  • agitation
  • bone pain
20-29:
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • sweating increased
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspnoea
  • eructation
  • nervousness
  • abdominal pain upper
  • gallbladder disorder
  • anxiety
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain in extremity
  • arthritis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cough
40-49:
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • oedema peripheral
  • myocardial infarction
  • dyspnoea
50-59:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • bronchitis
  • depression
  • hypoaesthesia
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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