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Review: could Naproxen cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?

We study 20,454 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Naproxen

Naproxen (latest outcomes from 21,898 users) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 58,740 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 20,454 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 138 people (0.67%) have Drug Abuse.

Trend of Drug abuse in Naproxen reports

Time on Naproxen when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Naproxen * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse62.99%37.01%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Naproxen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.98%2.94%10.78%36.27%23.53%10.78%14.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (56 people, 40.58%)
  2. Depression (26 people, 18.84%)
  3. Insomnia (6 people, 4.35%)
  4. Osteoporosis (4 people, 2.90%)
  5. Pain management (4 people, 2.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (67 people, 48.55%)
  2. Vicodin (42 people, 30.43%)
  3. Paxil (39 people, 28.26%)
  4. Ativan (36 people, 26.09%)
  5. Albuterol (34 people, 24.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Naprosyn, Vicodin, Ativan and Prilosec are taken only on an as needed basis. Some of my symptoms are intermittent, and some are chronic. The though the medications may not completely rid me of a symptom (for example, depression or muscle pain), they do improve my condition enough to warrant their continued use. I'm much better off taking them than not.

    The oral issues I'm having all began around the same time in the last year. I first noticed a sensitivity for spicy food I had never experienced. I can no longer use adult toothpaste because the minty flavors are so provinces as to cause pain. The gum irritation comes and goes as does the severity of the other oral pain I experience.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

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