Review: could Naproxen cause Heart racing (Heart palpitations)?
Summary: 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 20,515 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 255 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 21,955 Naproxen users)
Heart racing (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 52,127 Heart racing patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 20,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 255 people (1.24%) have Heart Racing.
Time on Naproxen when people have Heart racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart racing||55.56%||5.56%||5.56%||5.56%||11.11%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Naproxen * :
|Heart racing||75.90%||24.10% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Naproxen * :
|Heart racing||0.81%||0.00%||0.40%||9.27%||17.74%||16.53%||21.77%||33.47% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Naproxen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||10.00%||90.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (31 people, 12.16%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 7.06%)
- Pain (17 people, 6.67%)
- Contraception (14 people, 5.49%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 5.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (54 people, 21.18%)
- Paxil (43 people, 16.86%)
- Lisinopril (40 people, 15.69%)
- Prilosec (39 people, 15.29%)
- Albuterol (36 people, 14.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Why would naproxen be chosen above other anti-inflammatory drugs ?
I had Kidney stones Years ago and they were removed over 18 months slowly by monthly appointments for Lithotrypsy ( Ultrasound ) Over all this time I had a jj Stent tied off from inside my Kidney to inside my Bladder ( To keep Kidney from blocking again ) In the years since then I have sufferred intense pain in Kidney region and have ben told there are now cysts in my kidney. Occasionally these cysts burst and bleed thus blocking my urethra with clot.
- Palpitations after taking meds
took my meds last night with in 5 mins my heart rate shot up to 140 bpm an lasted for 15 mins before it came down
- What's the cause of heart palpitations
E-fib or irregular heart beat, more noticeable at night. Have been on hormone replacement since 1995. Started on the patch that caused irritations then switch to 1% Androgel packets. Used 1/2 a packet per day for years, then libido dropped and started using full packet. Everything going good until I started using 25mgs of zinc some months later I started having heart palpitations.
Stopped androgel and zinc, heart palpitations stopped after 2 weeks, almost afraid to start up again!
- Biotin and heart races? connection?
About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack
- Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day. But when I sit down to relax at night it begins to flip and flop. Why is this persisting after near 2 weeks of stopping. By the way, I had a regular checkup about 4 or 5 days after stopping and the physician didn't say anything about what he heard in my heart and deep breathing. I have no pain but the palpitations are distracting and somewhat worrisome. Is there any cases of biotin doing damage to the heart?
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