Could Aleve cause A-fib - from FDA reports
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 37,775 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA. Among them, 156 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 Aleve 39,594 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,457 A-fib patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
37,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 156 people (0.41%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aleve when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 21.43 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Aleve *:
- female: 53.9 %
- male: 46.1 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Aleve *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.81 %
- 20-29: 0.81 %
- 30-39: 1.63 %
- 40-49: 4.07 %
- 50-59: 17.07 %
- 60+: 75.61 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (17 people, 10.90%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people, 6.41%)
- Back Pain (10 people, 6.41%)
- Metastases To Bone (9 people, 5.77%)
- Arthritis (9 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (23 people, 14.74%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 12.82%)
- Vioxx (17 people, 10.90%)
- Prilosec (17 people, 10.90%)
- Lasix (15 people, 9.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (25 people, 16.03%)
- Pneumonia (24 people, 15.38%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (24 people, 15.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 14.10%)
- Chest Pain (19 people, 12.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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