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Review: Aleve and Norvasc





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 658 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 20,558 users)

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 80,472 users)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 658 people who take Aleve, Norvasc are studied

Aleve, Norvasc outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Aleve (naproxen sodium)
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aleve is effective42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Norvasc is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PruritusDepressionTrigger FingerCerebrovascular AccidentHypertensionMyocardial InfarctionRenal ArteriosclerosisAsthenia
DizzinessCrohn's DiseaseBloatingMemory ImpairmentChest PainSleep Apnoea SyndromeRenal FailurePain
UrticariaPainThroat TightnessEmotional DistressCarpal Tunnel SyndromeFatigueNephropathyNausea
Oedema PeripheralSuicidal IdeationRectal HaemorrhageMyocardial InfarctionHypoaesthesiaCerebrovascular AccidentNephritis InterstitialDizziness
Haemoglobin DecreasedFistulaOrgan FailureSleep Apnoea SyndromeUrinary RetentionEmotional DistressBlood Creatinine IncreasedBack Pain
HypertensionInsomniaAbdominal Pain UpperSpeech DisorderAbdominal Pain UpperChest Pain
VomitingPalpitationsBlood Cholesterol IncreasedCarotid Artery StenosisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedFatigue
Blood Creatinine IncreasedExcoriationBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedHaematocheziaArthralgia
NauseaHiatus HerniaFatigueAstheniaGallbladder DisorderDiarrhoea
Drug IneffectiveAnaemiaDisturbance In AttentionCervicobrachial SyndromeHypertensionDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Aleve is effective57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
Norvasc is effective37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
HeadacheAsthenia
NauseaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
PainPain
Back PainChest Pain
AstheniaDizziness
DiarrhoeaRenal Failure Acute
FatigueConstipation
Drug IneffectiveAbdominal Distension
DizzinessFatigue
Blood Pressure IncreasedArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aleve is effectiven/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aSweating IncreasedHaematuria PresentChest PainBronchitisAsthenia
NervousnessCerebrovascular AccidentBack PainHeadacheNausea
EructationTransient Ischaemic AttackSleep Apnoea SyndromeFatigueDizziness
Chest PainInjuryFallPainDiarrhoea
DizzinessHepatic Vein ThrombosisCellulitisArthralgiaPain
Intracranial Venous Sinus ThrombosisCholelithiasisCerebrovascular AccidentAnaemiaBack Pain
HeadachePortal Vein ThrombosisOedema PeripheralConstipationFatigue
DepressionBudd-chiari SyndromeAsthmaAtelectasisBlood Pressure Increased
PancreatitisSplenic Vein ThrombosisDementia Alzheimer's TypeOedema PeripheralArthralgia
Headache NosLip SwellingXerosisDeathDepression

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Could my occasional a-fib be caused by amlodipine?
    My a-fib comes and goes. A year ago I was having episodes occasionally, usually related to either caffeine or alcohol. After I stopped using either my a-fibs disappeared for 9 months, then in September I started having them again, suddenly increasing this month to 3 times per week. I have been taking 5 mg of amlodipine besylate per day for 7 years. With my cardiologist's permission I just recently reduced my dosage by half since my blood pressure was occasionally very low. Could the reduction in dosage actually have triggered the increased frequency?
  • Can green tea help with gallbladder symptoms?
    Had gallbladder issues for a couple of years. Had a test at hospital. Don't have stones and it is not diseased. Just lazy and not working all the time. Most of the time I can handle it if I watch my diet. Lately bothers me all the time. I also have diarrhea. Not every day but more than I like.
  • Can unexplained hypertension be cause by a partial thyroidectomy?
    Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the doc yet of whether this is related to the thyroidectomy of the past.
  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for
    about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
  • Does naproxen sodium help phimosis?
    I have phimosis and don't know what caused it. I'm diabetic and I was told this is more likely to happen to diabetics but I have been diabetic for 20 years and have never had this before.

More questions for: Aleve, Norvasc

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  • Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
  • Not a great experience
    I was on norvasc for two months and had to go off because of severe swelling of feet and legs. Also rapid heart beat and very profuse sweating. it was horrible. It also raised my blood pressure. after going off BP dropped by @least 10 points both diastolic and systolic.
  • High blood pressure - find the right medication (2 responses)
    I was going through the menopause with all the usual drama when I started feeling awful. Doc said that my blood pressure was through the roof and prescribed Lisinopril. This gave me technicolour dreams and a runny nose, so he switched me to Losartan. This made me soooo tired that I didn't want to get up. So then I tried Amlopidine. Fantastic! I haven't felt this well since I was on my teens. My message is ... don't put up with side effects. Change your drug until you find the one that works for you.

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    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 2 weeks duration. have tried stool softeners, psilium fiber, stimulant laxative, and magnesium citrate with little result.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • I haven't tried the herbals with the combination yet. Just the prescription meds & pamelor & gabapentin & xanax are new. I have bipolar 1 bad & SEVERE panic disorder,ptsd & I can't take most anti-depressants which is why I'm on older meds.

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On eHealthMe, Aleve (naproxen sodium) is often used to treat pain. Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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