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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 19,244 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Aleve and have A-fib >>>

Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 20,558 users)

A-fib

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 A-fib 84,052 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 19,243 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 135 people (0.70%) have A-fib.

Trend of A-fib in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have A-fib * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
A-fib21.43%21.43%7.14%0.00%28.57%21.43%0.00%

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
A-fib54.55%45.45%

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
A-fib0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.19%7.45%14.89%74.47%

Severity of A-fib when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
A-fib100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from A-fib ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
A-fib100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (18 people, 13.33%)
  2. Bone loss (16 people, 11.85%)
  3. Pain (15 people, 11.11%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.89%)
  5. Hypersensitivity (12 people, 8.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (60 people, 44.44%)
  2. Zometa (37 people, 27.41%)
  3. Ambien (35 people, 25.93%)
  4. Avandia (34 people, 25.19%)
  5. Coumadin (31 people, 22.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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