Review: could Aleve cause Heart racing (Heart palpitations)?
Summary: Heart racing 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 Aspirin, and have Arthritis.
We study 19,250 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 has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,565 Aleve users)
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,127 Heart racing patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 19,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 255 people (1.32%) have Heart Racing.
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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- Could aleve cause these symptons?
I do not take any medications but have concern that I may be allergic to Aleve. My skin has erupted with hives and rash all over and down my neck .
only thing I take at all is Aleve and I do not take it very often. I took some on Friday night woke up with hives and then on Sunday I took it again and my face was worse this morning not connecting the dots tonight I took it for back pain again (been sewing) and then it hit me it had to be an allergy to something and the only thing I had taken was aleve. I need to know what to do to counteract this.
- Palpitations after taking meds
took my meds last night with in 5 mins my heart rate shot up to 140 bpm an lasted for 15 mins before it came down
- What's the cause of heart palpitations
E-fib or irregular heart beat, more noticeable at night. Have been on hormone replacement since 1995. Started on the patch that caused irritations then switch to 1% Androgel packets. Used 1/2 a packet per day for years, then libido dropped and started using full packet. Everything going good until I started using 25mgs of zinc some months later I started having heart palpitations.
Stopped androgel and zinc, heart palpitations stopped after 2 weeks, almost afraid to start up again!
- Can green tea help with gallbladder symptoms?
Had gallbladder issues for a couple of years. Had a test at hospital. Don't have stones and it is not diseased. Just lazy and not working all the time. Most of the time I can handle it if I watch my diet. Lately bothers me all the time. I also have diarrhea. Not every day but more than I like.
- Biotin and heart races? connection?
About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack
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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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