Review: could Naproxen cause Heart Racing?


Heart racing 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 26,546 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 347 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.

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

Heart Racing

Heart racing has been reported by people with paraesthesia, pleural effusion, abasia, feeling abnormal, confusion (latest reports from 55,809 Heart racing patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

26,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 347 people (1.31%) have Heart Racing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Heart racing?

Time on Naproxen when people have Heart Racing *:

  • < 1 month: 57.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.03 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 74.49 %
  • male: 25.51 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.63 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 1.27 %
  • 20-29: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 17.46 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 20.32 %
  • 60+: 30.79 %

Severity if Heart Racing when taking Naproxen **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Racing **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (25 people)
  • Depression (25 people)
  • Anxiety (22 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people)
  • Contraception (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (57 people)
  • Prilosec (45 people)
  • Lisinopril (45 people)
  • Atenolol (42 people)
  • Prednisone (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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