Review: could Naproxen Sodium cause Cystic Acne?


Cystic acne is found among people who take Naproxen Sodium, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 3,703 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Cystic acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Cystic acne and more.

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Naproxen Sodium

Naproxen sodium has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen sodium 5,425 users)

Cystic Acne

Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,554 Cystic acne patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

3,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen Sodium.
Among them, 7 people (0.19%) have Cystic Acne

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen sodium cause Cystic acne?

Time on Naproxen Sodium when people have Cystic Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cystic Acne when taking Naproxen Sodium *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Cystic Acne when taking Naproxen Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 50 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Depression (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Crohn's Disease (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Thyroid Hormone Therapy (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Neurontin (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Lexapro (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Imuran (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Humira (1 person, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Influenza Like Illness (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Impulsive Behaviour (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Imprisonment (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Feeling Cold (1 person, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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