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Review: could Aleve cause Anaphylaxis?

Summary: Anaphylaxis 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 Aspirin, and have Back pain.

We study 19,250 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 324 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,565 Aleve users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,935 Anaphylaxis patients)

On Feb, 10, 2015: 19,246 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 324 people (1.68%) have Anaphylaxis.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis97.56%2.44%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis73.47%26.53%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%2.05%6.51%7.88%18.15%27.40%38.01%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anaphylaxis100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Back pain (34 people, 10.49%)
  2. Headache (29 people, 8.95%)
  3. Arthralgia (27 people, 8.33%)
  4. Pain (23 people, 7.10%)
  5. Arthritis (21 people, 6.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (31 people, 9.57%)
  2. Synthroid (17 people, 5.25%)
  3. Ibuprofen (14 people, 4.32%)
  4. Nexium (14 people, 4.32%)
  5. Celebrex (13 people, 4.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Could aleve cause these symptons?
    I do not take any medications but have concern that I may be allergic to Aleve. My skin has erupted with hives and rash all over and down my neck .
    only thing I take at all is Aleve and I do not take it very often. I took some on Friday night woke up with hives and then on Sunday I took it again and my face was worse this morning not connecting the dots tonight I took it for back pain again (been sewing) and then it hit me it had to be an allergy to something and the only thing I had taken was aleve. I need to know what to do to counteract this.
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    I am allergic to EVERYTHING, so I usually pre-game with benadryl and wait out the uncomfortable side effects, but this time my tongue started swelling up and I was having trouble breathing so I went to an ER. About 5-7 minutes after they injected me in the thigh with an epipen, I was in mid sentence when I started having strange sensations and tremors all over my body. The injection spot, which is incredibly sore and feels like they hit my femur) suddenly became very warm and I could feel it spreading out quickly. I could hear people but I couldn't speak, everything clamped up, I couldn't breathe and I felt very confused and forgot what I was about to say to the nurse. The doctor caught the tail end of it and claimed I was having a panic attack! I heard both the nurses say that they thought it was a seizure. This happened to me once more a few yrs ago with an allergic reaction, but it was from the nurse pushing in the benadryl too quickly, which made my hands curl up like T-Rex and my eyes rolled back into my head. Is there such a thing as being allergic to epinephrine or has anyone ever experienced a seizure/stroke like reaction after being administered Epipen or Benadryl ?
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    I believe I have a tooth infection from a poorly administrated temporary tooth put in before a crown can be put in few weeks. I am unusually sleepy and can nap for hours which is not like me at all. Could it be from the potential infection and poor dental work by the dental assistant causing this sleepiness?.

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  • I took one pill and went in to anaphalexlic shock within 5 minutes. 911 was called and got me to the emergency room and I was hospitalized for two days.

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