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Review: could Aleve cause Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia )?

We study 19,234 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Aleve

Aleve (latest outcomes from 20,549 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Platelet count decreased

Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 244,273 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 19,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 60 people (0.31%) have Platelet Count Decreased.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased20.00%60.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased55.22%44.78%

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.56%24.59%22.95%45.90%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (8 people, 13.33%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 13.33%)
  3. Resorption bone increased (8 people, 13.33%)
  4. Pain (5 people, 8.33%)
  5. Astrocytoma, low grade (3 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (20 people, 33.33%)
  2. Lasix (17 people, 28.33%)
  3. Oxycontin (16 people, 26.67%)
  4. Ambien (13 people, 21.67%)
  5. Plavix (12 people, 20.00%)

* 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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