Naproxen and Rectal bleeding - from FDA reports


Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Ibuprofen, . We study 36,052 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA. Among them, 17 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.

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Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 38,428 users)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, headache, bipolar disorder, birth control, diabetes (latest reports from 3,143 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

36,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 17 people (0.05%) have Rectal Bleeding

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Rectal bleeding?

Gender of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 47.06 %
  • male: 52.94 %

Age of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Lortab (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Ketoprofen (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Felodipine (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Altace (2 people, 11.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Haematemesis (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Cough (2 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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