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 Vioxx, and have Headache . We study 17,763 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 783 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 joint pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 18,998 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 162,183 Headache patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

17,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 783 people (4.41%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Headache?

Time on Aleve when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 72.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.25 %
  • 10+ years: 1.63 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 70.81 %
  • male: 29.19 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.36 %
  • 20-29: 11.25 %
  • 30-39: 13.07 %
  • 40-49: 15.96 %
  • 50-59: 21.12 %
  • 60+: 30.24 %

Severity if Headache when taking Aleve **:

  • least: 8.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 8.33 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 14.29 %
  • not yet: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Headache (189 people)
  • Pain (44 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (39 people)
  • Depression (36 people)
  • Back Pain (36 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (62 people)
  • Tylenol (61 people)
  • Advil (55 people)
  • Vicodin (53 people)
  • Amoxicillin (53 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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