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Review: could Aleve cause Cataract?

Summary: Cataract is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 19,246 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, when they have Cataract and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,561 Aleve users)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, diabetes. (latest reports from 17,648 Cataract patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 19,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 112 people (0.58%) have Cataract.

Trend of Cataract in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Cataract * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Cataract61.06%38.94%

Age of people who have Cataract when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cataract0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.89%14.44%76.67%

Severity of Cataract when taking Aleve ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cataract ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (27 people, 24.11%)
  2. Anxiety (22 people, 19.64%)
  3. Osteoporosis (19 people, 16.96%)
  4. Bone loss (12 people, 10.71%)
  5. Pain (11 people, 9.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (55 people, 49.11%)
  2. Aspirin (45 people, 40.18%)
  3. Aredia (39 people, 34.82%)
  4. Effexor (35 people, 31.25%)
  5. Coumadin (35 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am experiencing excessive thirst and very dry mouth while on aleve the past 9 days

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • meg on Nov, 13, 2014:

    I'm only 59 and have cataracts in both eyes. The first thing the opthalmologist asked me - "have you ever taken prednizone?" After 2 sinus surgeries over a 10 yr period, I was given flonaise and nasonex. He said the type of cataracts I have are not age related. The dr said he has seen this with others who used these products. I'm so angry that no one told me I was contributing to the demise of my vision!!

    Reply

    frustrated 2 on Jun, 15, 2012:

    I am 47 and also noticed that I have cataracts. My eye pressures were up in the Fall too. 3 months later when I ran out they dropped, but we didn't put the 2 together until after I started taking them again. THEN I noticed the cloudiness. :( I am not sure how long I was on this drug. I would have to go back over my records and look... a few years maybe.
    I have a family history of glaucoma. I would have never taken this drug had I known.
    My eye doc did a peripheral field test because of the glaucoma, which was over a hundred dollars. Plus I had ordered more of the drug and am out that money too of almost 60 dollars plus the cataracts. :( I have only been off of it a month or 2. I am sure this is permanent. I just hope it doesn't get worse.
    Frustrated, have your eyes gotten worse?

    Reply

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