Review: could Naproxen cause Blood spots (Purpura)?
Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Arthritis.
We study 20,483 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 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 21,930 users)
Blood spots (purplish discoloration of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, depression, antiemetic supportive care.(latest reports from Blood spots 4,454 patients)
On Dec, 1, 2014: 20,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 23 people (0.11%) have Blood Spots.
Time on Naproxen when people have Blood spots * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood spots||87.50%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood spots when taking Naproxen * :
|Blood spots||21.74%||78.26% |
Age of people who have Blood spots when taking Naproxen * :
|Blood spots||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||0.00%||4.76%||4.76%||85.71% |
Severity of Blood spots when taking Naproxen ** :
How people recovered from Blood spots ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (5 people, 21.74%)
- Metastases to bone (5 people, 21.74%)
- Prophylaxis (4 people, 17.39%)
- Muscle spasms (4 people, 17.39%)
- Osteoarthritis (3 people, 13.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (12 people, 52.17%)
- Omeprazole (10 people, 43.48%)
- Simvastatin (9 people, 39.13%)
- Irbesartan (9 people, 39.13%)
- Nitroglycerin (8 people, 34.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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