Review: could Naproxen cause Blood Spots?


Blood spots 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 Omeprazole, and have Arthritis . We study 26,546 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Blood spots. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood spots and more.

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Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 28,475 users)

Blood Spots

Blood spots has been reported by people with eosinophil count increased, disease recurrence, thrombocytopenia, anaemia, joint pain (latest reports from 4,985 Blood spots patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

26,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 29 people (0.11%) have Blood Spots

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Blood spots?

Time on Naproxen when people have Blood Spots *:

  • < 1 month: 90 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blood Spots when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 31.03 %
  • male: 68.97 %

Age of people who have Blood Spots when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.7 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 7.41 %
  • 50-59: 3.7 %
  • 60+: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (6 people)
  • Arthritis (6 people)
  • Prophylaxis (4 people)
  • Pain (4 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (12 people)
  • Simvastatin (10 people)
  • Irbesartan (10 people)
  • Aspirin (10 people)
  • Amoxicillin (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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