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Review: could Aleve cause Spotting (Vaginal bleeding between periods)?

Summary: Spotting is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nuvaring, and have Birth control. We study 19,258 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Spotting. Find out below who they are, when they have Spotting and more.

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Aleve

Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,571 Aleve users)

Spotting

Spotting (bleed during pregnancy) has been reported by people with birth control, depression, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, menstruation irregular. (latest reports from 14,046 Spotting patients)

On May, 1, 2015: 19,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 37 people (0.19%) have Spotting.

Trend of Spotting in Aleve reports

Time on Aleve when people have Spotting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Spotting75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Spotting when taking Aleve * :

FemaleMale
Spotting100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Spotting when taking Aleve * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spotting0.00%0.00%3.39%22.03%18.64%23.73%3.39%28.81%

Severity of Spotting when taking Aleve ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Spotting ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (17 people, 45.95%)
  2. Ovarian cyst (8 people, 21.62%)
  3. Arthralgia (6 people, 16.22%)
  4. Headache (4 people, 10.81%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (4 people, 10.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nuvaring (27 people, 72.97%)
  2. Rebif (10 people, 27.03%)
  3. Zoloft (8 people, 21.62%)
  4. Prilosec (8 people, 21.62%)
  5. Detrol (8 people, 21.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I am considered "morbidly obese" but until recently had been a healthy obese

    Under doctor's supervision have been on aggressive diet for 6months and have lost 50lbs - but have seen an increase in the size of my thighs and abdomen

    Have also been treated for lymphedema of the lower leg - which started with the trauma of an infected insect bite, on the same leg that had two ankle sprains. With manual lymph drainage and compression stockings, the lower legs have become under control.

    The swelling has moved north - into the thighs and abdomen. so much so, the pressure at my knee caused a hyper extension of the joint that I have been recovering from for almost a year.

    Related to this - my belly button is now protruding and looking potentially like it's herniated....

    I've also had a row of lesions on lower abdomen - that haven't been active since last summer. Until last Thurs - when one reactivate, swelled, and eventually drained Saturday.

    Had lots of gas Saturday night. Then on Sunday it felt like there was pressure on the bladder - frequent desire to urinate without volume ongoing for 3 days.

    The pressure on my bladder - is typical near the beginning of a period - but usually for a part day when I first start to menstruate. I'm in the middle of my cycle and not due to menstruate for 2 more weeks.

    Have had regular bloodwork and urinalysis - it's not a UTI or Bladder Infection...normal white cell count.

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