Could Naproxen cause A-fib - from FDA reports
A-fib is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 36,052 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA. Among them, 364 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 Naproxen 38,410 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,457 A-fib patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
36,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 364 people (1.01%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Naproxen when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 29.27 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.63 %
- 6 - 12 months: 24.39 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 17.07 %
- 10+ years: 2.44 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen *:
- female: 50.43 %
- male: 49.57 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.35 %
- 20-29: 2.46 %
- 30-39: 0.35 %
- 40-49: 7.72 %
- 50-59: 14.39 %
- 60+: 74.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (50 people, 13.74%)
- Osteoarthritis (37 people, 10.16%)
- High Blood Pressure (27 people, 7.42%)
- Diabetes (26 people, 7.14%)
- Osteoporosis (15 people, 4.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (103 people, 28.30%)
- Digoxin (82 people, 22.53%)
- Furosemide (80 people, 21.98%)
- Lasix (77 people, 21.15%)
- Coumadin (62 people, 17.03%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (93 people, 25.55%)
- Weakness (86 people, 23.63%)
- Stress And Anxiety (83 people, 22.80%)
- Pain (78 people, 21.43%)
- Nausea (78 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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