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Review: could Aleve cause Macular degeneration?

Summary: Macular degeneration could be caused by Aleve, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Prostate cancer metastatic.

We study 19,214 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Macular degeneration. Find out below who they are, when they have Macular degeneration and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 19,156 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 15 people (0.08%) have Macular Degeneration. They amount to 0.05% of all the 32,366 people who have Macular Degeneration on eHealthMe.

Trend of Macular degeneration in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Macular degeneration * :

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

FemaleMale
Macular degeneration20.00%80.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Macular degeneration0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%92.86%

Severity of Macular degeneration when taking Aleve ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Macular degeneration ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer metastatic (7 people, 46.67%)
  2. Bladder disorder (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Arthritis (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Contraception (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (12 people, 80.00%)
  2. Uroxatral (10 people, 66.67%)
  3. Cardizem (9 people, 60.00%)
  4. Spiriva (9 people, 60.00%)
  5. Flomax (9 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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