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Aleve for a 66-year old man

This is a personalized study for a 66 year old male patient who has Macular Degeneration. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,202 male patients aged 66 (±5) who take the same drug from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,555 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

What is the condition

Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) (latest reports from 32,835 patients) can be treated by Lucentis, Avastin, Lutein.

On Sep, 1, 2014: 1,202 males aged 62 (±5) who take Aleve are studied

Aleve outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 62

Gender: male

Conditions: Macular Degeneration

Drugs taking:
- Aleve (naproxen sodium): used for < 1 month

Comments from or about the patient: Just want to know if it is OK to take Aleve with wet macular degeneration.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aleve is effective15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
(1 of 9 people)
(3 of 7 people)
(1 of 5 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(1 of 4 people)

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Faeces DiscolouredNauseaDizzinessStomach PainBlood Pressure IncreasedCardiac ArrestTongue BitingPruritus
Blood Pressure IncreasedPyrexiaFaeces DiscolouredHeadacheRenal ColicLoss Of ConsciousnessBurning Mouth SyndromeDizziness
DizzinessHaemoptysisGastric UlcerAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedGoutWeight DecreasedStomach DiscomfortMyocardial Infarction
HaemorrhageAbdominal Pain UpperRheumatoid ArthritisGlobulins DecreasedInfectionAtrial FibrillationAnxiety
HaematocheziaDepressionPyrexiaDizzinessBlood Sodium DecreasedAbdominal PainPain
PruritusAngina PectorisNight SweatsBleeding TendencyLoss Of ConsciousnessUrine Output DecreasedAsthenia
HypersensitivityPalpitationsPolymyalgia RheumaticaRetinal TearHaemorrhage IntracranialHypotensionDrug Ineffective
DyspnoeaMitral Valve IncompetenceHaematocheziaPericoronitisThrombocytopeniaChillsDyspnoea
AnaemiaArthralgiaHaemoglobin DecreasedHepatic CirrhosisHyperhidrosisChest Pain
GastritisHeart Rate IncreasedArthralgiaIntracranial AneurysmBradycardiaHeadache

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Macular Degeneration
- support group for people who take Aleve

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