Review: could Aleve cause Macular Degeneration?


Macular degeneration is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Uroxatral, and have Prostate cancer metastatic . We study 32,699 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Macular degeneration. Find out below who they are, when they have Macular degeneration and more.

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Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Aleve 39,582 users)

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 14,037 Macular degeneration patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

32,699 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 11 people (0.03%) have Macular Degeneration

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Macular degeneration?

Gender of people who have Macular Degeneration when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 36.36 %
  • male: 63.64 %

Age of people who have Macular Degeneration when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Bladder Disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Uroxatral (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Fosamax (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Beta Blocking Agents (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Aspirin (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Cardizem (3 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Cataract (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Back Pain (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Asthenia (4 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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