Naproxen and Bacteraemia - from FDA reports


Bacteraemia is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Bone loss. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,842 people who have side effects when taking Naproxen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2018

46,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 36 people (0.08%) have Bacteraemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Bacteraemia?

Time on Naproxen when people have Bacteraemia *:

Gender of people who have Bacteraemia when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 52.78 %
  • male: 47.22 %

Age of people who have Bacteraemia when taking Naproxen *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 11 people, 30.56%
  2. Bone Loss: 11 people, 30.56%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 5 people, 13.89%
  4. Joint Pain: 3 people, 8.33%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 5.56%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 14 people, 38.89%
  2. Zometa: 12 people, 33.33%
  3. Seroquel: 12 people, 33.33%
  4. Lantus: 12 people, 33.33%
  5. Prevacid: 12 people, 33.33%

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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, 41.67%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 15 people, 41.67%
  3. Pneumonia: 15 people, 41.67%
  4. Neck Pain: 14 people, 38.89%
  5. Fever: 13 people, 36.11%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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