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 5,502 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 28,475 users)

Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 63,439 users)

On Aug, 27, 2016

5,502 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: 37.0% - (3 of 8 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: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 10+ years: 14.0% - (2 of 14 people)
  • not specified: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Naproxen:
  • female: 24.0% - (17 of 70 people)
  • male: 15.0% - (5 of 32 people)
Tylenol:
  • female: 20.0% - (14 of 68 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: 38.0% - (8 of 21 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: 15.0% - (3 of 20 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • renal failure acute
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • syncope
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypotension
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
6 - 12 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • atrial fibrillation
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vasculitis
  • nausea
  • renal impairment
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • itching
  • muscle spasms
1 - 2 years:
  • dyspnoea
  • cerebral infarction
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pyrexia
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
  • fatigue
  • muscle spasms
  • respiratory distress
2 - 5 years:
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • hypertension
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • depression
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
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • arthralgia
  • breech presentation
  • cleft lip and palate
  • complex regional pain syndrome
  • congenital anomaly
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug ineffective
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • eosinophil count increased
2-9:
  • gastroenteritis
  • impetigo
  • sinusitis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • neurofibromatosis
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug ineffective
  • injection site pain
10-19:
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • pyrexia
  • suicide attempt
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
20-29:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • injury
30-39:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • completed suicide
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
40-49:
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • decreased appetite
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
60+:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • anaemia
  • osteoarthritis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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