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Review: could Naproxen cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea 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 Nexium, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 20,529 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 738 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Naproxen

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 21,974 Naproxen users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,378 Diarrhea patients)

On May, 13, 2015: 20,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 738 people (3.59%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Naproxen reports

Time on Naproxen when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea50.49%24.27%5.83%8.74%1.94%8.74%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea71.04%28.96%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.29%3.77%6.38%8.55%14.06%23.33%43.62%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Naproxen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea11.11%33.33%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (136 people, 18.43%)
  2. Pain (117 people, 15.85%)
  3. Osteoporosis (68 people, 9.21%)
  4. Hypertension (62 people, 8.40%)
  5. Arthritis (41 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (102 people, 13.82%)
  2. Aspirin (96 people, 13.01%)
  3. Prednisone (95 people, 12.87%)
  4. Atenolol (87 people, 11.79%)
  5. Acetaminophen (84 people, 11.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have been reluctant to leave house,
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