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 20,515 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 21,955 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 86,681 A-fib patients)
On Feb, 19, 2015: 20,504 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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Do you have A-fib while taking Naproxen?
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- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
- A study of drug interactions between Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Naproxen for a 31-year old woman with Stuffy Nose, Back Pain. The patient has Itching, Petechiae
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Zoloft, Naproxen for a 62-year old man with Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Anxiety Disorder, Pain. The patient has Stomach Discomfort, Hiatal Hernia
- A study of drug interactions between Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fentanyl-25, Omeprazole, Naproxen, Levothyroxine Sodium, Gabapentin, Fluoxetine, Adderall Xr 25 for a 52-year old woman with Sleep Disorder, Back Pain, Stomach Discomfort, Thyroid Function Test Abnormal, Nerve Pain, Chronic Depression. The patient has Hemoglobin Ss Disease (hb Ss)
- A study of side effects of Metoprolol Tartrate for a 57-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
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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