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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 19,246 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

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,561 Aleve users)

Heart racing

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 52,054 Heart racing patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 19,246 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 255 people (1.32%) have Heart Racing.

Trend of Heart racing in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Heart racing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart racing66.67%14.29%2.38%0.00%14.29%2.38%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Heart racing76.07%23.93%

Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart racing0.00%0.00%1.62%5.67%10.53%20.65%20.65%40.89%

Severity of Heart racing when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart racing20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart racing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart racing50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (23 people, 9.02%)
  2. Back pain (20 people, 7.84%)
  3. Pain (17 people, 6.67%)
  4. Arthralgia (12 people, 4.71%)
  5. Pain in extremity (12 people, 4.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (39 people, 15.29%)
  2. Synthroid (26 people, 10.20%)
  3. Neurontin (22 people, 8.63%)
  4. Lipitor (21 people, 8.24%)
  5. Ativan (20 people, 7.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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!
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    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
  • Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day. But when I sit down to relax at night it begins to flip and flop. Why is this persisting after near 2 weeks of stopping. By the way, I had a regular checkup about 4 or 5 days after stopping and the physician didn't say anything about what he heard in my heart and deep breathing. I have no pain but the palpitations are distracting and somewhat worrisome. Is there any cases of biotin doing damage to the heart?

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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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