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A study for a 67-year old man who takes Aleve

Summary: 1,203 male patients aged 67 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 67 year old male patient who has Macular Degeneration. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


On Mar, 1, 2015: 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)Double Vision (double vision)Loss 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)Bleeding TendencyThrombocytopenia (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.

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