Review: could Aleve cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea 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 Pain.
We study 19,250 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 536 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,566 Aleve users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 19,246 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 536 people (2.78%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Aleve when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aleve * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aleve * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Aleve ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (49 people, 9.14%)
- Arthralgia (43 people, 8.02%)
- Arthritis (36 people, 6.72%)
- Breast cancer (28 people, 5.22%)
- Back pain (27 people, 5.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (102 people, 19.03%)
- Zometa (60 people, 11.19%)
- Lyrica (52 people, 9.70%)
- Prevacid (52 people, 9.70%)
- Lasix (51 people, 9.51%)
* 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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Imodium no longer has much affect on my diarrhea. Looking for something more.
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Had gallbladder issues for a couple of years. Had a test at hospital. Don't have stones and it is not diseased. Just lazy and not working all the time. Most of the time I can handle it if I watch my diet. Lately bothers me all the time. I also have diarrhea. Not every day but more than I like.
- Does naproxen sodium help phimosis?
I have phimosis and don't know what caused it. I'm diabetic and I was told this is more likely to happen to diabetics but I have been diabetic for 20 years and have never had this before.
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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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