Review: could Naproxen cause Polymyalgia rheumatica?
We study 20,440 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Polymyalgia rheumatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Polymyalgia rheumatica and more.
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Naproxen (latest outcomes from 21,880 users) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain.
Polymyalgia rheumatica (pain in many muscles) (latest reports from 9,393 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 20,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 15 people (0.07%) have Polymyalgia Rheumatica. They amount to 0.16% of all the 9,392 people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica on eHealthMe.
Time on Naproxen when people have Polymyalgia rheumatica * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Polymyalgia rheumatica||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Polymyalgia rheumatica when taking Naproxen * :
|Polymyalgia rheumatica||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Polymyalgia rheumatica when taking Naproxen * :
|Polymyalgia rheumatica||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||56.25%||37.50% |
Severity of Polymyalgia rheumatica when taking Naproxen ** :
How people recovered from Polymyalgia rheumatica ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 26.67%)
- Pain (3 people, 20.00%)
- Chest pain (2 people, 13.33%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 13.33%)
- Depression (2 people, 13.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (8 people, 53.33%)
- Hyzaar (7 people, 46.67%)
- Flector (7 people, 46.67%)
- Tricor (7 people, 46.67%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 46.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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