Review: could Aleve cause Addiction - Drug?


Summary

Addiction - drug is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Aspirin, and have Back pain . We study 30,960 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Addiction - drug. Find out below who they are, when they have Addiction - drug and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Aleve 37,838 users)

Addiction - Drug

Addiction - drug has been reported by people with death, intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, drug withdrawal syndrome (latest reports from 38,969 Addiction - drug patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

30,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 28 people (0.09%) have Addiction - Drug


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Addiction - drug?

Gender of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.7 %
  • 20-29: 17.39 %
  • 30-39: 4.35 %
  • 40-49: 8.7 %
  • 50-59: 43.48 %
  • 60+: 17.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Back Pain (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Depression (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (8 people, 28.57%)
  • Oxycontin (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Lisinopril (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Prednisone (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Buspar (5 people, 17.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Somnolence (8 people, 28.57%)
  • Drug Dependence (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Anxiety (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Tachycardia (6 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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