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Review: could Aleve cause Edema (Swelling)?

Summary: Edema 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 Pain. We study 19,258 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 229 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema 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)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,168 Edema patients)

On Apr, 29, 2015: 19,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 195 people (1.01%) have Edema.

Trend of Edema in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema65.62%31.25%0.00%0.00%3.12%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Edema74.29%25.71%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.00%0.00%1.74%3.49%6.40%27.91%23.84%36.63%

Severity of Edema when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Edema0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (38 people, 19.49%)
  2. Back pain (22 people, 11.28%)
  3. Neoplasm malignant (14 people, 7.18%)
  4. Depression (13 people, 6.67%)
  5. Pain in jaw (11 people, 5.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (38 people, 19.49%)
  2. Celexa (29 people, 14.87%)
  3. Klonopin (22 people, 11.28%)
  4. Peridex (22 people, 11.28%)
  5. Decadron (21 people, 10.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Ankles started swelling really bad in late march. Secretary..tried walkin more..no help..cut down on salt etc...no help...fell and sprained ankle march 7..did not go to dr...kept walking...new better...the sprain was manageable after week or so....then crap swelling !....help...dr gave torsamide which controls somewhat...I hate medicine and he did no tests..just looked....yes I snore...had rheumatic fever 2 times..age 11and 15...no problems at all until fall, thanks!

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    Devin1123 on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I've recently been diagnosed with edema also. I'm a 40yr old man and I've tried everything you have too and have had no luck. One thing that has helped a lot I've noticed is a magnesium supplement. Try buying magnesium oxide or something similar. Take anywhere from 200-500mg's a day. You'll notice a difference. I'm still trying to find the cause of the edema. They tested my heart, liver, and kidneys and found nothing. Probably weight since I'm heavy. If you find anything else useful, I would love to hear it. Goodluck. ~Devin~

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