Review: could Naproxen cause Acid reflux?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,275 people who take Naproxen. Among them, 49 have Acid reflux. See who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Naproxen (latest outcomes from 20,768 users) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Naproxen include pain, pain exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 43,316 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 19,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 43 people (0.22%) have Acid Reflux.
Time on Naproxen when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||75.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Naproxen * :
|Acid reflux||80.43%||19.57% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Naproxen * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||5.56%||5.56%||41.67%||22.22%||22.22% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Naproxen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||20.00%||60.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (8 people, 18.60%)
- Pain (7 people, 16.28%)
- Hallucination, auditory (6 people, 13.95%)
- Intervertebral disc degeneration (6 people, 13.95%)
- Vomiting (6 people, 13.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Trazodone hcl (13 people, 30.23%)
- Zyprexa (12 people, 27.91%)
- Lexapro (12 people, 27.91%)
- Klonopin (11 people, 25.58%)
- Celebrex (11 people, 25.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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