Could Aleve cause Cataract - from FDA reports


Summary

Cataract 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 37,775 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA. Among them, 115 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 Aleve 39,589 users)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 27,440 Cataract patients).

On Dec, 08, 2016

37,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 115 people (0.3%) have Cataract


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Cataract?

Time on Aleve when people have Cataract *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 69.3 %
  • male: 30.7 %

Age of people who have Cataract when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.09 %
  • 20-29: 1.09 %
  • 30-39: 2.17 %
  • 40-49: 9.78 %
  • 50-59: 11.96 %
  • 60+: 73.91 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (40 people, 34.78%)
  • Aredia (32 people, 27.83%)
  • Percocet (27 people, 23.48%)
  • Ambien (27 people, 23.48%)
  • Effexor (24 people, 20.87%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (28 people, 24.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (25 people, 21.74%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (14 people, 12.17%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 9.57%)
  • Blood Pressure Management (11 people, 9.57%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (51 people, 44.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 35.65%)
  • Weakness (37 people, 32.17%)
  • Osteomyelitis (36 people, 31.30%)
  • Fatigue (36 people, 31.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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