Review: could Aleve cause Heart racing (Heart palpitations)?
We study 19,234 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 255 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.
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Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,549 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,465 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 19,233 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 255 people (1.33%) have Heart Racing. They amount to 0.08% of all the 314,509 people who have Heart Racing on eHealthMe.
Time on Aleve when people have Heart racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart racing||66.67%||14.29%||2.38%||0.00%||14.29%||2.38%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Aleve * :
|Heart racing||76.07%||23.93% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Aleve * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.00%||1.62%||5.67%||10.53%||20.65%||20.65%||40.89% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Aleve ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||20.00%||80.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (23 people, 9.02%)
- Back pain (20 people, 7.84%)
- Pain (17 people, 6.67%)
- Arthralgia (12 people, 4.71%)
- Pain in extremity (12 people, 4.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (39 people, 15.29%)
- Synthroid (26 people, 10.20%)
- Neurontin (22 people, 8.63%)
- Lipitor (21 people, 8.24%)
- Ativan (20 people, 7.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I took Toprol and Hyzaar in the morning and at lunch took 2 aleve for a back ache. After lunch, I had a pounding headache, rapid heart beat, nausea and acid reflux. Not sure if it's a drug interaction but would like to find out.
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