Review: could Aleve cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 19,252 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,567 Aleve users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,689 A-fib patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 19,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 135 people (0.70%) have A-fib.
Time on Aleve when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Aleve * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Aleve * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Aleve ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 13.33%)
- Bone loss (16 people, 11.85%)
- Pain (15 people, 11.11%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.89%)
- Hypersensitivity (12 people, 8.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (60 people, 44.44%)
- Zometa (37 people, 27.41%)
- Ambien (35 people, 25.93%)
- Avandia (34 people, 25.19%)
- Coumadin (31 people, 22.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Aleve for a 20-year old man with Headache. The patient has Canker Sores And Fever Blisters (disorders of the mouth canker sore inside and blister outside of mouth)
- A study of drug interactions between Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Aleve, Lipitor, Terbinafine Hydrochloride, Bactrim DS, Tamsulosin for a 68-year old man with Insomnia, Prostate Seed Implant, High Blood Cholesterol, Toe Fungus, Post Prostate Surgery Syndrome, Urinary Tract Disorder. The patient has Weight Increased
- A study of side effects of Acebutolol Hydrochloride for a 70-year old woman with Afib. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
- A study of drug interactions between Anaprox, Acebutolol Hydrochloride, Amiodarone Hydrochloride for a 49-year old woman with Endometriosis, Heart Rate Irregular. The patient has Rotator Cuff Pain, Left Shoulder
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
Recent Aleve related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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