Naproxen and Weakness - from FDA reports

Weakness is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. 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 Oct, 15, 2018

46,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 2,040 people (4.36%) have Weakness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Weakness?

Time on Naproxen when people have Weakness *:

Gender of people who have Weakness when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 65.23 %
  • male: 34.77 %

Age of people who have Weakness when taking Naproxen *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 194 people, 9.51%
  2. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 173 people, 8.48%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 124 people, 6.08%
  4. Depression: 87 people, 4.26%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 78 people, 3.82%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Neurontin: 184 people, 9.02%
  2. Aspirin: 180 people, 8.82%
  3. Prednisone: 168 people, 8.24%
  4. Lipitor: 167 people, 8.19%
  5. Nexium: 160 people, 7.84%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 624 people, 30.59%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 472 people, 23.14%
  3. Breathing Difficulty: 395 people, 19.36%
  4. Dizziness: 380 people, 18.63%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 350 people, 17.16%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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