Review: could Naproxen cause Heart Palpitations?


Heart palpitations 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 Depression . We study 25,795 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 314 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 27,302 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 50,661 Heart palpitations patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

25,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 314 people (1.22%) have Heart Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Naproxen when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 58.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.34 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 74.1 %
  • male: 25.9 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.72 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.08 %
  • 20-29: 8.63 %
  • 30-39: 18.71 %
  • 40-49: 20.14 %
  • 50-59: 20.86 %
  • 60+: 29.5 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Naproxen **:

  • least: 15.38 %
  • moderate: 84.62 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (26 people)
  • Anxiety (21 people)
  • Pain (18 people)
  • Contraception (15 people)
  • Hypertension (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (49 people)
  • Lisinopril (44 people)
  • Digoxin (40 people)
  • Prilosec (38 people)
  • Albuterol (37 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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