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 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, 1,414 people (3.46%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Headache?

Time on Aleve when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 78.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.86 %
  • 10+ years: 1.72 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 73.41 %
  • male: 26.59 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 5.72 %
  • 20-29: 7.66 %
  • 30-39: 10.43 %
  • 40-49: 16.07 %
  • 50-59: 24.28 %
  • 60+: 35.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (116 people, 8.20%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (111 people, 7.85%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (77 people, 5.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (69 people, 4.88%)
  • Arthritis (56 people, 3.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (133 people, 9.41%)
  • Advil (96 people, 6.79%)
  • Vicodin (74 people, 5.23%)
  • Nexium (74 people, 5.23%)
  • Ambien (68 people, 4.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (288 people, 20.37%)
  • Fatigue (247 people, 17.47%)
  • Dizziness (238 people, 16.83%)
  • Pain (205 people, 14.50%)
  • Chest Pain (186 people, 13.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 42,740 users)

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