Aleve and A-fib - from FDA reports


Summary

A-fib is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Aleve. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42,252 people who have side effects when taking Aleve from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

42,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 174 people (0.41%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause A-fib?

Time on Aleve when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.75 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 54.07 %
  • male: 45.93 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 1.48 %
  • 40-49: 3.7 %
  • 50-59: 16.3 %
  • 60+: 77.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (11 people, 6.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 5.75%)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 5.17%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 4.02%)
  • Hypothyroidism (7 people, 4.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (26 people, 14.94%)
  • Aspirin (20 people, 11.49%)
  • Lasix (19 people, 10.92%)
  • Vioxx (17 people, 9.77%)
  • Prilosec (17 people, 9.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (28 people, 16.09%)
  • Pneumonia (27 people, 15.52%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (27 people, 15.52%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 13.79%)
  • Chest Pain (20 people, 11.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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