Voltaren Vs. Naproxen for a female patient aged 66 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Voltaren, Naproxen for a woman aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 14, 2019

14,471 females aged 66 (±5) who take Voltaren, Naproxen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Voltaren, Naproxen for a female patient aged 66.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 66
  • Gender: female
  • Reason for the study: Arthritis

Drugs in this study:

  • Voltaren (diclofenac sodium)
  • Naproxen (naproxen)

eHealthMe real world results for females aged 66 (±5):

Most common side effects:

Voltaren:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Joint Pain
  6. Fever
  7. Breathing Difficulty
  8. Weakness
  9. Rashes (redness)
  10. High Blood Pressure
Naproxen:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Fall
  5. Joint Pain
  6. Rashes (redness)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Breathing Difficulty
  9. Weakness
  10. Dizziness

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Voltaren:
  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Weakness
  4. Colitis Ischaemic (due to infection of intestine impaired blood supply to colon)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Gastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
  9. Fever
  10. Breathing Difficulty
Naproxen:
  1. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer)
  2. Haemoglobin Decreased
  3. Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  6. Depression
  7. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  8. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  9. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  10. Chronic Kidney Disease

FDA reports used in this study

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