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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 19,258 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

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,571 Aleve users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,378 Diarrhea patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 19,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 536 people (2.78%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea72.60%15.07%1.37%2.74%4.11%1.37%2.74%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea68.54%31.46%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.20%3.36%5.93%7.11%17.98%17.79%47.63%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea28.57%14.29%57.14%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (49 people, 9.14%)
  2. Arthralgia (43 people, 8.02%)
  3. Arthritis (36 people, 6.72%)
  4. Breast cancer (28 people, 5.22%)
  5. Back pain (27 people, 5.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (102 people, 19.03%)
  2. Zometa (60 people, 11.19%)
  3. Lyrica (52 people, 9.70%)
  4. Prevacid (52 people, 9.70%)
  5. Lasix (51 people, 9.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • I have extremely painful cramping during the night in my feet and legs, often so severe that I break out in a cold sweat and feel nauseated.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • After having a tooth pulled, that evening I became violently ill, started with upset stomach, then chills, then throwing up and diarrhea, simultainiously. Went on and off for 2, 3 hours. Next day I was weak and stomach was very sensitive but no more throwing up, etc.. I thought I had caught a 24 hr. stomach virus because it went away, then I had a tooth filled,
    same thing, not quite as bad as but still bad. I assume the dentist used novacain for deading of the area.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Feel dependent to take nightly so can go daily

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