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 27,203 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA. Among them, 295 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 38,390 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 157,407 A-fib patients).
On Nov, 27, 2016
27,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 295 people (1.08%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Naproxen when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 41.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
- 10+ years: 4.17 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen *:
- female: 50.53 %
- male: 49.47 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.44 %
- 20-29: 3.06 %
- 30-39: 0.44 %
- 40-49: 6.55 %
- 50-59: 13.1 %
- 60+: 76.42 %
Severity of A-fib **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 100 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (103 people, 34.92%)
- Digoxin (83 people, 28.14%)
- Furosemide (79 people, 26.78%)
- Lasix (76 people, 25.76%)
- Coumadin (58 people, 19.66%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Naproxen, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (37 people, 12.54%)
- Osteoarthritis (21 people, 7.12%)
- Diabetes (18 people, 6.10%)
- High Blood Pressure (15 people, 5.08%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (90 people, 30.51%)
- Stress And Anxiety (82 people, 27.80%)
- Weakness (79 people, 26.78%)
- Pain (74 people, 25.08%)
- Pneumonia (69 people, 23.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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