Review: could Aleve cause Diarrhea?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,143 people who take Aleve. Among them, 534 have Diarrhea. See who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,511 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Aleve include pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, pain exacerbated, dizziness.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,078,113 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 18,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 496 people (2.67%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Aleve when people have Diarrhea * :
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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 * :
- Arthralgia (43 people, 8.67%)
- Pain (42 people, 8.47%)
- Arthritis (35 people, 7.06%)
- Breast cancer (28 people, 5.65%)
- Back pain (24 people, 4.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (98 people, 19.76%)
- Zometa (56 people, 11.29%)
- Prevacid (50 people, 10.08%)
- Lasix (48 people, 9.68%)
- Lyrica (46 people, 9.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Im having a severe Diarrhea and frequent bowel movement. I was told by the Dr that it might be IBS. but i figured out with time that just when i dont Smoke Marijuana i get Bowel movement and as long as im smoking in it im fine.
So i came up with it might be result of excessive smoking throught the 2 years that i been on MJ, I want to quit i just want to know if there is anything that can help my bowel movement during the time im quitting smoking .
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Intellekt on Mar, 1, 2014:
I have the same exact problem..excessive diarrhea for the past 2 months and have no clue how to stop it..was thinking about smoking again to see if i get a regular bowel movement..please let me know if you have found a way to stop it..thanks
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