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Aleve for a 62-year old man

This is a personalized study for a 62 year old male patient who has Macular Degeneration. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,203 male patients aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,557 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Trend of aleve reports

What is the condition

Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) (latest reports from 32,844 patients) can be treated by Lucentis, Avastin, Lutein.

Trend of Macular degeneration reports

On Nov, 23, 2014: 1,203 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)
(4 of 8 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 DiscolouredNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DizzinessStomach PainBlood Pressure IncreasedCardiac ArrestTongue BitingPruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Blood Pressure IncreasedPyrexia (fever)Faeces DiscolouredHeadache (pain in head)Renal Colic (renal pain)Loss Of ConsciousnessBurning Mouth Syndrome (pain in the mouth and burning sensation on tongue)Dizziness
DizzinessHaemoptysis (blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs)Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer)Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedGout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)Weight DecreasedStomach Discomfort (pain in abdomen)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Haemorrhage (bleeding)Abdominal Pain UpperRheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)Globulins DecreasedInfectionAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Anxiety
Haematochezia (passage of stools containing blood)DepressionPyrexia (fever)DizzinessBlood Sodium DecreasedAbdominal PainPain
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Night Sweats (sweating in night)Bleeding TendencyLoss Of ConsciousnessUrine Output DecreasedAsthenia (weakness)
HypersensitivityPalpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Polymyalgia Rheumatica (pain in many muscles)Retinal TearHaemorrhage Intracranial (bleeding within the skull)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Drug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Haematochezia (passage of stools containing blood)Double Vision (double vision)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Chills (felling of cold)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Arthralgia (joint pain)Haemoglobin DecreasedPericoronitis (inflammation of the gingiva surrounding the crown of a tooth)Hepatic Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue)Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Chest Pain
Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)Heart Rate IncreasedArthralgia (joint pain)Intracranial Aneurysm (bulging, weak area in the wall of a cranial artery)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Headache (pain in head)

* 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

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Does naproxen sodium help phimosis?
    (Asked by a 39 year old man who has Cuts On Foreskin, Swollen Foreskin Around Penis, and takes Naproxen Sodium, Insulin)
    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.

  • If i have a tooth infection will it cause abnormal sleepiness
    (Asked by a 68 year old woman who has Constant Sleepiness, and takes Aleve)
    I believe I have a tooth infection from a poorly administrated temporary tooth put in before a crown can be put in few weeks. I am unusually sleepy and can nap for hours which is not like me at all. Could it be from the potential infection and poor dental work by the dental assistant causing this s ...

  • Can i use ultram with aleve for tail born pain
    (Asked by a 81 year old woman who has Tailbone Trauma, Pain Think I Realy Bruised Tailbone In A Fall I"m 80, and takes Tramadol, Aleve)
    Dr. suggested Ultram for painful tailbone from fall I'm 80 year old female ultram not working real good could I use aleve with it

  • What pain pill is okay with xarelto?
    (Asked by a 68 year old woman who has Acquired Afibrinogenaemia, Plantar Fasciitis, and takes Xarelto, Metoprolol Tartrate, Aleve)
    What can I take for heel pain with Xarelto? I've taken Xarelto for almost a year, so can I skip the day I need to take Aleve for this. My Afib is controlled with meds and ablation last April.

  • Can or cannot , take aleve for any pain?
    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Cardiac Pacemaker Replacement, and takes Aleve)
    can a person with a pacemaker take this drug for bursitis pain?

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 60+ with Macular Degeneration:
  1. Visual acuity reduced (384 reports)
  2. Retinal haemorrhage (270 reports)
  3. Vitreous haemorrhage (107 reports)
  4. Heart attack (93 reports)
  5. Detachment of retinal pigment epithelium (85 reports)
  6. Back pain (78 reports)
  7. Retinal pigment epithelial tear (76 reports)
  8. Stroke (74 reports)
  9. Intraocular pressure increased (71 reports)
  10. Blood pressure management (58 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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