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 2,160 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 25,188 users)

Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 87,169 users)

On Aug, 29, 2016

2,160 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:
  • pneumonia
  • septic shock
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • renal impairment
  • sepsis
  • blood pressure increased
  • hypokalaemia
  • hyponatraemia
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • gastroenteritis
  • abdominal pain
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • helicobacter infection
  • anaemia megaloblastic
6 - 12 months:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • atrial flutter
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • encephalopathy
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • hypertension
  • ileus paralytic
  • myocardial infarction
  • nervous system disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • gastric cancer
  • gastric haemorrhage
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • abdominal pain upper
  • autoimmune hepatitis
2 - 5 years:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coronary artery disease
  • cough
  • emotional distress
  • gallbladder disorder
  • hypertension
5 - 10 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • haematochezia
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • blood glucose increased
  • disturbance in attention
10+ years:
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • nephritis interstitial
  • nephropathy
  • renal arteriosclerosis
  • renal failure
  • transient ischaemic attack
not specified:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • hypotension
  • acute respiratory failure
  • agitation
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • hyperhidrosis
  • pneumonia streptococcal
  • sepsis
  • abdominal distension
20-29:
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • sweating increased
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspnoea
  • eructation
  • nervousness
  • gallbladder disorder
  • anxiety
  • cystitis
30-39:
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • pain in extremity
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cough
  • myocardial infarction
  • hypertension
  • oedema peripheral
  • abdominal pain upper
40-49:
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • hypoaesthesia
  • myocardial infarction
  • paraesthesia
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • bronchitis
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • pain in extremity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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