Review: could Naproxen cause Fatigue?


Summary

Fatigue 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 Pain . We study 26,546 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,394 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Naproxen

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 27,338 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 250,544 Fatigue patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

26,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 1,394 people (5.25%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Fatigue?

Time on Naproxen when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.4 %
  • 10+ years: 6.59 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 66.13 %
  • male: 33.87 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 1.12 %
  • 10-19: 2.33 %
  • 20-29: 5.95 %
  • 30-39: 10.53 %
  • 40-49: 23.38 %
  • 50-59: 26.49 %
  • 60+: 30.11 %

Severity if Fatigue when taking Naproxen **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 59.26 %
  • severe: 37.04 %
  • most severe: 3.7 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 7.69 %
  • not yet: 92.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (178 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (116 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (113 people)
  • Depression (105 people)
  • Hypertension (58 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (192 people)
  • Lisinopril (166 people)
  • Prednisone (161 people)
  • Ibuprofen (156 people)
  • Zometa (154 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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