Aleve and Gingivitis - from FDA reports


Gingivitis is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Gingivitis with Aleve. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,885 people who have side effects when taking Aleve from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

40,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 37 people (0.09%) have Gingivitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Gingivitis?

Gender of people who have Gingivitis when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 89.19 %
  • male: 10.81 %

Age of people who have Gingivitis when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.7 %
  • 30-39: 10.81 %
  • 40-49: 2.7 %
  • 50-59: 13.51 %
  • 60+: 70.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (26 people, 70.27%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (19 people, 51.35%)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people, 18.92%)
  • Cystitis Interstitial (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (6 people, 16.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (29 people, 78.38%)
  • Femara (26 people, 70.27%)
  • Aredia (26 people, 70.27%)
  • Effexor (25 people, 67.57%)
  • Morphine (23 people, 62.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (30 people, 81.08%)
  • Urination - Painful (28 people, 75.68%)
  • Rashes (28 people, 75.68%)
  • Headache (28 people, 75.68%)
  • Primary Sequestrum (27 people, 72.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Gingivitis when taking Aleve?


Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 42,749 users)


Gingivitis (inflammation of gums) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, metastases to bone, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, osteopenia (latest reports from 5,660 Gingivitis patients).

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