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Aleve for a 66-year old man

This is a study of Aleve for a 66 year old male patient who has Macular Degeneration. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 1,164 male patients aged 66 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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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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On Feb, 18, 2014: 1,164 males aged 62 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Aleve are studied

Trend of Aleve's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3126531)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 62 (±5) in the use of Aleve:

Side effectNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)131
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)130
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)120
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)114
Anxiety104
Arthralgia (joint pain)92
Dizziness75
Pain62
Chest Pain59
Headache (pain in head)55

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 62 (±5) in long term use of Aleve:

Side effectNumber of reports
Blood Pressure Increased9
Loss Of Consciousness4
Abdominal Pain3
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)3
Hepatic Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue)2
Cardiac Arrest2
Intracranial Aneurysm (bulging, weak area in the wall of a cranial artery)2
Blood Sodium Decreased2
Weight Decreased2
Haemorrhage Intracranial (bleeding within the skull)2

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