Review: could Naproxen cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 20,524 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 234 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 21,971 Naproxen users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,721 A-fib patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 20,524 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 234 people (1.14%) have A-fib.
Time on Naproxen when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Naproxen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (95 people, 40.60%)
- Osteoarthritis (84 people, 35.90%)
- Prophylaxis (37 people, 15.81%)
- Hypertension (27 people, 11.54%)
- Renal failure acute (24 people, 10.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (111 people, 47.44%)
- Nexium (104 people, 44.44%)
- Blinded *placebo (99 people, 42.31%)
- Digoxin (84 people, 35.90%)
- Blinded celecoxib (80 people, 34.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Zyrtec, Naproxen, Singulair, Meloxicam for a 52-year old man with Allergies, Arthritis, Asthma. The patient has Ankle Swelling
- A study of drug interactions between Naproxen, Levothyroxine Sodium, Gabapentin, Sertraline Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Arthritis - Psoriatic, Autoimmune Thyroiditis, Facial Pain, Ptsd. The patient has Splenomegaly
- A study of drug interactions between Naproxen, Cymbalta for a 29-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Periods - Painful, Urinary Tract Infection Viral
- A study of drug interactions between Loratadine, Naproxen, Tramadol for a 24-year old woman with Allergies, Pain And Inflammation, Pain.
- A study of side effects of Naproxen for a 27-year old woman with Muscle Spasms. The patient has Neuropathy
Recent Naproxen related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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