Review: taking Naproxen and Tylenol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Naproxen and Tylenol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Naproxen and Tylenol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,028 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Naproxen

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 36,949 users)

Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 81,872 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

7,028 people who take Naproxen, Tylenol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Naproxen and Tylenol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Naproxen:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (7 of 37 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.0% - (4 of 18 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.0% - (2 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Tylenol:
  • < 1 month: 21.0% - (6 of 28 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.0% - (1 of 12 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (4 of 16 people)
  • not specified: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Naproxen:
  • female: 25.0% - (18 of 71 people)
  • male: 15.0% - (5 of 32 people)
Tylenol:
  • female: 21.0% - (15 of 69 people)
  • male: 15.0% - (5 of 32 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Naproxen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • 30-39: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • 40-49: 21.0% - (5 of 23 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (9 of 22 people)
  • 60+: 15.0% - (3 of 19 people)
Tylenol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 30-39: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 40-49: 18.0% - (4 of 22 people)
  • 50-59: 19.0% - (4 of 21 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • renal failure acute
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • hypotension
  • abdominal pain
  • pyrexia
  • cellulitis
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • constipation
6 - 12 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • atrial fibrillation
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vasculitis
  • nausea
  • renal impairment
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • itching
  • muscle spasms
1 - 2 years:
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • dyspnoea
  • cerebral infarction
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • pyrexia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
  • urinary tract infection
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
2 - 5 years:
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • anaemia
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypertension
  • dizziness
5 - 10 years:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • renal disorder
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • cellulitis
  • hypertension
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypokalaemia
10+ years:
  • depression
  • aphasia
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • cognitive disorder
  • confusion
  • constipation
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • irritability
  • restless legs syndrome
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • injury
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • arthralgia
  • haemorrhagic ascites
  • pancreatic pseudocyst
  • pancreatitis haemorrhagic
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vascular pseudoaneurysm
  • breech presentation
  • cleft lip and palate
  • complex regional pain syndrome
  • congenital anomaly
2-9:
  • gastroenteritis
  • impetigo
  • sinusitis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • neurofibromatosis
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • bronchitis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug ineffective
10-19:
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • suicide attempt
  • intentional overdose
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
20-29:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
30-39:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • completed suicide
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dizziness
40-49:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • arthralgia
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • headache
50-59:
  • back pain
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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