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Review: could Aleve cause Edema?

We study 19,234 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 (latest outcomes from 20,548 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 181,541 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 19,233 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 195 people (1.01%) have Edema. They amount to 0.11% of all the 181,024 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.

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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    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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