Review: could Aleve cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,143 people who take Aleve. Among them, 917 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,511 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Aleve include pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, pain exacerbated, dizziness.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,165,172 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 19,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 917 people (4.79%) have Headache.
Time on Aleve when people have Headache * :
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Gender of people who have Headache when taking Aleve * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Aleve * :
Severity of Headache when taking Aleve ** :
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Headache (223 people, 24.32%)
- Multiple sclerosis (60 people, 6.54%)
- Pain (50 people, 5.45%)
- Arthritis (50 people, 5.45%)
- Hypertension (49 people, 5.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (122 people, 13.30%)
- Vioxx (70 people, 7.63%)
- Advil (68 people, 7.42%)
- Vitamin d (66 people, 7.20%)
- Ibuprofen (65 people, 7.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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