Review: could Naproxen cause Narcotic Abuse?


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ibuprofen, and have Pain . We study 25,795 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 71 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Naproxen

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

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, drug withdrawal syndrome (latest reports from 10,274 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

25,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 71 people (0.28%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Naproxen when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 62.69 %
  • male: 37.31 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.22 %
  • 10-19: 6.67 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 17.78 %
  • 40-49: 24.44 %
  • 50-59: 15.56 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Severity if Narcotic Abuse when taking Naproxen **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Narcotic Abuse **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (14 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Insomnia (6 people)
  • Sleep Disorder Therapy (4 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (15 people)
  • Vicodin (14 people)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (14 people)
  • Levaquin (13 people)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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