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Review: could Aleve cause Macular degeneration?

We study 19,234 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.

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Aleve

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,550 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Macular degeneration

Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) (latest reports from 32,828 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 19,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 15 people (0.08%) have Macular Degeneration.

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. Contraception (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Devin1123 on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I've recently been diagnosed with edema also. I'm a 40yr old man and I've tried everything you have too and have had no luck. One thing that has helped a lot I've noticed is a magnesium supplement. Try buying magnesium oxide or something similar. Take anywhere from 200-500mg's a day. You'll notice a difference. I'm still trying to find the cause of the edema. They tested my heart, liver, and kidneys and found nothing. Probably weight since I'm heavy. If you find anything else useful, I would love to hear it. Goodluck. ~Devin~

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