Naproxen and Bacteraemia - from FDA reports

Bacteraemia is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Bone loss. This review analyzes which people have Bacteraemia with Naproxen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,228 people who have side effects when taking Naproxen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

On May, 04, 2018

40,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 33 people (0.08%) have Bacteraemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Bacteraemia when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 57.58 %
  • male: 42.42 %

Age of people who have Bacteraemia when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.56 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 38.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 11 people, 33.33%
  2. Bone Loss: 11 people, 33.33%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 5 people, 15.15%
  4. Joint Pain: 3 people, 9.09%
  5. Pain In Extremity: 2 people, 6.06%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 14 people, 42.42%
  2. Seroquel: 12 people, 36.36%
  3. Lantus: 12 people, 36.36%
  4. Furosemide: 12 people, 36.36%
  5. Coumadin: 12 people, 36.36%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Respiratory Acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease): 15 people, 45.45%
  2. Pneumonia: 15 people, 45.45%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 15 people, 45.45%
  4. Neck Pain: 14 people, 42.42%
  5. Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets): 13 people, 39.39%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

What's next:

Do you take Naproxen and have Bacteraemia?

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