Could Naproxen cause A-fib - from FDA reports


Summary

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

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 38,390 users)

A-fib

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:

Could Naproxen cause A-fib?

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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