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Review: could Aleve cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?





Summary: Heartburn is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lovaza, and have Sciatica.

We study 19,244 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 20,558 users)

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Heartburn 10,552 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 19,243 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 26 people (0.14%) have Heartburn.

Trend of Heartburn in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Heartburn * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Heartburn71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn0.00%0.00%3.85%7.69%11.54%23.08%26.92%26.92%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Aleve ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sciatica (5 people, 19.23%)
  2. Acne (5 people, 19.23%)
  3. Pain (4 people, 15.38%)
  4. Premenstrual syndrome (3 people, 11.54%)
  5. Contraception (3 people, 11.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lovaza (8 people, 30.77%)
  2. Multi-vitamin (7 people, 26.92%)
  3. Yasmin (4 people, 15.38%)
  4. Yaz (4 people, 15.38%)
  5. Miralax (3 people, 11.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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