Could Aleve cause Heartburn - from FDA reports


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 Acne . We study 37,775 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA. Among them, 30 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 39,593 users)

Heartburn

Heartburn has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 18,073 Heartburn patients).

On Dec, 20, 2016

37,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 30 people (0.08%) have Heartburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Heartburn?

Time on Aleve when people have Heartburn *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 65.52 %
  • male: 34.48 %

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.14 %
  • 20-29: 10.71 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 21.43 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 32.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people, 16.67%)
  • Acne (5 people, 16.67%)
  • Oral Contraception (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Joint Pain (3 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Yasmin (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Lovaza (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Prilosec (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Calcium (3 people, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (8 people, 26.67%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (8 people, 26.67%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (7 people, 23.33%)
  • Rashes (6 people, 20.00%)
  • Weakness (5 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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