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Review: could Naproxen cause Heart palpitations?





Summary: 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 20,483 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 255 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Naproxen

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 21,930 users)

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Heart palpitations 50,967 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 20,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 255 people (1.24%) have Heart Palpitations.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Naproxen reports

Time on Naproxen when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations55.56%5.56%5.56%5.56%11.11%16.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations75.90%24.10%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.81%0.00%0.40%9.27%17.74%16.53%21.77%33.47%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Naproxen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations10.00%90.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart palpitations20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (31 people, 12.16%)
  2. Anxiety (18 people, 7.06%)
  3. Pain (17 people, 6.67%)
  4. Contraception (14 people, 5.49%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 5.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (54 people, 21.18%)
  2. Paxil (43 people, 16.86%)
  3. Lisinopril (40 people, 15.69%)
  4. Prilosec (39 people, 15.29%)
  5. Albuterol (36 people, 14.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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