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Review: could Naproxen cause Weight loss - intentional?

Summary: Weight loss - intentional could be caused by Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 20,385 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Weight loss - intentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - intentional and more.

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Naproxen

Naproxen (latest outcomes from 21,815 users) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain.

Weight loss - intentional

Weight loss - intentional (latest reports from 97,353 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 20,385 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 160 people (0.78%) have Weight Loss - Intentional. They amount to 0.16% of all the 97,302 people who have Weight Loss - Intentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight loss - intentional in Naproxen reports

Time on Naproxen when people have Weight loss - intentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss - intentional0.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight loss - intentional when taking Naproxen * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss - intentional70.83%29.17%

Age of people who have Weight loss - intentional when taking Naproxen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss - intentional0.67%0.00%1.33%9.33%10.00%32.67%27.33%18.67%

Severity of Weight loss - intentional when taking Naproxen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss - intentional0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight loss - intentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight loss - intentional0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (29 people, 18.12%)
  2. Anxiety (22 people, 13.75%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (21 people, 13.12%)
  4. Osteoporosis (20 people, 12.50%)
  5. Prophylaxis (16 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (50 people, 31.25%)
  2. Zometa (47 people, 29.38%)
  3. Lisinopril (47 people, 29.38%)
  4. Nexium (42 people, 26.25%)
  5. Keflex (40 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have been reluctant to leave house,
    The symptoms started when I began to take the meds..Symptoms started December 2012, and are still with me now in Oct 2013
    I have had bowel investigations ..all clear

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Have been reluctant to leave house,
    The symptoms started when I began to take the meds..Symptoms started December 2012, and are still with me now in Oct 2012
    I have had bowel investigations ..all clear

    Reply

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  • these are all the drugs that I have been prescribed in the past 9 months. I am wondering if there can be any heart problems or respiratory problems that can come of the prolonged use.

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