Who have A-fib with Aleve?


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 Pain . We study 32,703 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 152 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 39,588 users)

A-fib

A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 157,407 A-fib patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

32,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 152 people (0.46%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause A-fib?

Time on Aleve when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 53.33 %
  • male: 46.67 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 1.68 %
  • 40-49: 5.04 %
  • 50-59: 16.81 %
  • 60+: 74.79 %

Severity of A-fib **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from A-fib **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (23 people, 15.13%)
  • Aspirin (20 people, 13.16%)
  • Vioxx (17 people, 11.18%)
  • Prilosec (17 people, 11.18%)
  • Prednisone (15 people, 9.87%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aleve, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people, 6.58%)
  • Back Pain (10 people, 6.58%)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 5.92%)
  • Arthritis (9 people, 5.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 5.26%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (25 people, 16.45%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (24 people, 15.79%)
  • Pneumonia (22 people, 14.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 14.47%)
  • Hypotension (19 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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