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 19,252 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 has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,567 Aleve users)
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, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,208 Heartburn patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 19,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 26 people (0.14%) have Heartburn.
Time on Aleve when people have Heartburn * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Aleve * :
Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Aleve * :
Severity of Heartburn when taking Aleve ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Heartburn ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sciatica (5 people, 19.23%)
- Acne (5 people, 19.23%)
- Pain (4 people, 15.38%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (3 people, 11.54%)
- Contraception (3 people, 11.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lovaza (8 people, 30.77%)
- Multi-vitamin (7 people, 26.92%)
- Yasmin (4 people, 15.38%)
- Yaz (4 people, 15.38%)
- Miralax (3 people, 11.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Aciphex, Ferrous Citrate Fe 59 for a 16-year old girl with Reflux Gastritis, Iron Deficiency. The patient has Eczema Nummular, Cold Intolerance, Hyposomnia, Heartburn
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Lamictal, Abilify for a 56-year old woman with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Belching, Swallowing Difficulty, Heartburn
- A study of side effects of Cefdinir for a 35-year old woman with Sinusitis. The patient has Acid Reflux (stomach acids rise up)
Recent Aleve related drug comparison:
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