Aleve and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 37,775 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA. Among them, 942 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 Aleve 39,595 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,661 Diarrhea patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

37,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 942 people (2.49%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Diarrhea?

Time on Aleve when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 66.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.54 %
  • 10+ years: 1.69 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 68.42 %
  • male: 31.58 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 1.69 %
  • 20-29: 4.8 %
  • 30-39: 6.74 %
  • 40-49: 13.23 %
  • 50-59: 18.16 %
  • 60+: 55.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (113 people, 12.00%)
  • Joint Pain (59 people, 6.26%)
  • Arthritis (57 people, 6.05%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (53 people, 5.63%)
  • Back Pain (46 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (82 people, 8.70%)
  • Aspirin (61 people, 6.48%)
  • Synthroid (59 people, 6.26%)
  • Lasix (57 people, 6.05%)
  • Lyrica (55 people, 5.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (272 people, 28.87%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (194 people, 20.59%)
  • Fatigue (158 people, 16.77%)
  • Weakness (132 people, 14.01%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (126 people, 13.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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