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 20,524 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 has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 21,968 Naproxen users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,351 Diarrhea patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 20,524 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 738 people (3.60%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Naproxen when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Naproxen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (136 people, 18.43%)
- Pain (117 people, 15.85%)
- Osteoporosis (68 people, 9.21%)
- Hypertension (62 people, 8.40%)
- Arthritis (41 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (102 people, 13.82%)
- Aspirin (96 people, 13.01%)
- Prednisone (95 people, 12.87%)
- Atenolol (87 people, 11.79%)
- Acetaminophen (84 people, 11.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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