Review: could Aleve cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?
Summary: Thin blood is found among people who take Aleve, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Prostate cancer. We study 19,258 people who have side effects while taking Aleve from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.
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Aleve has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 20,571 Aleve users)
Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (latest reports from 41,017 Thin blood patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 19,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve. Among them, 60 people (0.31%) have Thin Blood.
Time on Aleve when people have Thin blood * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thin blood||20.00%||60.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Aleve * :
|Thin blood||55.22%||44.78% |
Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Aleve * :
|Thin blood||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.56%||24.59%||22.95%||45.90% |
Severity of Thin blood when taking Aleve ** :
How people recovered from Thin blood ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer (8 people, 13.33%)
- Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 13.33%)
- Resorption bone increased (8 people, 13.33%)
- Pain (5 people, 8.33%)
- Astrocytoma, low grade (3 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (20 people, 33.33%)
- Lasix (17 people, 28.33%)
- Oxycontin (16 people, 26.67%)
- Ambien (13 people, 21.67%)
- Plavix (12 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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Could any of the medicines I'm taking be exaggerating this?
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