Could Aleve cause Edema - from FDA reports


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 32,703 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA. Among them, 232 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 Aleve 39,589 users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,501 Edema patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

32,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 232 people (0.71%) have Edema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Edema?

Time on Aleve when people have Edema *:

  • < 1 month: 70.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 71.37 %
  • male: 28.63 %

Age of people who have Edema when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.42 %
  • 20-29: 4.42 %
  • 30-39: 8.29 %
  • 40-49: 27.62 %
  • 50-59: 17.13 %
  • 60+: 38.12 %

Severity of Edema **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (25 people, 10.78%)
  • Fish Oil (20 people, 8.62%)
  • Tylenol (19 people, 8.19%)
  • Celexa (18 people, 7.76%)
  • Lexapro (16 people, 6.90%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Back Pain (24 people, 10.34%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (15 people, 6.47%)
  • Depression (15 people, 6.47%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people, 6.03%)
  • Joint Pain (12 people, 5.17%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (78 people, 33.62%)
  • Hypersensitivity (50 people, 21.55%)
  • Itching (49 people, 21.12%)
  • Swelling Face (45 people, 19.40%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (45 people, 19.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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