Aleve and Headache - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Aleve. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37,775 people who have side effects when taking Aleve from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 26, 2017

37,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 1,282 people (3.39%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Headache?

Time on Aleve when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 78.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.93 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 73.48 %
  • male: 26.52 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 6.02 %
  • 20-29: 7.82 %
  • 30-39: 10.43 %
  • 40-49: 16.05 %
  • 50-59: 24.37 %
  • 60+: 35.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (104 people, 8.11%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (97 people, 7.57%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (71 people, 5.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (62 people, 4.84%)
  • Arthritis (53 people, 4.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (120 people, 9.36%)
  • Advil (92 people, 7.18%)
  • Vicodin (73 people, 5.69%)
  • Nexium (69 people, 5.38%)
  • Vioxx (64 people, 4.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (264 people, 20.59%)
  • Fatigue (216 people, 16.85%)
  • Dizziness (214 people, 16.69%)
  • Pain (188 people, 14.66%)
  • Chest Pain (180 people, 14.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Headache when taking Aleve?

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Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 39,605 users)

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Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,425 Headache patients).

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