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 3,578 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 4,178 users)

Cystic Acne

Cystic acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin)) has been reported by people with suicide attempt, drug exposure during pregnancy, mood swings, hair loss, abdominal pain (latest reports from 32,638 Cystic acne patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

3,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen Sodium.
Among them, 7 people (0.2%) 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)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (1 person)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)
  • Crohn's Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Thyroid Hormone Therapy (1 person)
  • Lexapro (1 person)
  • Imuran (1 person)
  • Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate (1 person)
  • Humira (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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