Naproxen and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Prednisone, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Naproxen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,228 people who have side effects when taking Naproxen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

40,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 1,784 people (4.43%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Diarrhea?

Time on Naproxen when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 38.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.97 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.96 %
  • 10+ years: 3.97 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 69.12 %
  • male: 30.88 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 0.75 %
  • 10-19: 3.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.64 %
  • 30-39: 8.81 %
  • 40-49: 15.09 %
  • 50-59: 24.64 %
  • 60+: 42.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (117 people, 6.56%)
  • Osteoporosis (69 people, 3.87%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (67 people, 3.76%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (62 people, 3.48%)
  • Depression (60 people, 3.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (151 people, 8.46%)
  • Methotrexate (143 people, 8.02%)
  • Aspirin (134 people, 7.51%)
  • Nexium (126 people, 7.06%)
  • Omeprazole (118 people, 6.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (546 people, 30.61%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (461 people, 25.84%)
  • Fatigue (352 people, 19.73%)
  • Weakness (278 people, 15.58%)
  • Dizziness (256 people, 14.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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