Could Naproxen cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports
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 Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 36,052 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA. Among them, 1,442 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 Naproxen 38,409 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
36,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 1,442 people (4.0%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Naproxen when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 40.58 %
- 1 - 6 months: 31.16 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.59 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.45 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.52 %
- 10+ years: 4.35 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen *:
- female: 68.75 %
- male: 31.25 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen *:
- 0-1: 0.42 %
- 2-9: 0.34 %
- 10-19: 3.29 %
- 20-29: 5.22 %
- 30-39: 8.85 %
- 40-49: 15.16 %
- 50-59: 25.02 %
- 60+: 41.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (222 people, 15.40%)
- Pain (170 people, 11.79%)
- High Blood Pressure (108 people, 7.49%)
- Osteoporosis (68 people, 4.72%)
- Arthritis (65 people, 4.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (134 people, 9.29%)
- Prednisone (132 people, 9.15%)
- Methotrexate (126 people, 8.74%)
- Nexium (115 people, 7.98%)
- Omeprazole (113 people, 7.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (457 people, 31.69%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (411 people, 28.50%)
- Pain (302 people, 20.94%)
- Fatigue (298 people, 20.67%)
- Weakness (241 people, 16.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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