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Review: could Aleve cause Headache?

Summary: Headache 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 Aspirin, and have Headache.

We study 19,250 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 918 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,566 Aleve users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,378 Headache patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 19,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 918 people (4.77%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache69.72%11.01%3.67%4.59%5.50%4.59%0.92%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Headache72.18%27.82%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%7.37%11.65%13.44%16.17%19.62%31.75%

Severity of Headache when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache9.09%45.45%45.45%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Headache (224 people, 24.40%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (60 people, 6.54%)
  3. Pain (50 people, 5.45%)
  4. Arthritis (50 people, 5.45%)
  5. Hypertension (49 people, 5.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (122 people, 13.29%)
  2. Vioxx (70 people, 7.63%)
  3. Advil (68 people, 7.41%)
  4. Vitamin d (66 people, 7.19%)
  5. Ibuprofen (65 people, 7.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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