Naproxen and A-fib - from FDA reports

A-fib is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have A-fib 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, 07, 2018

40,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 389 people (0.97%) have A-fib

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause A-fib?

Time on Naproxen when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 31.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.89 %
  • 10+ years: 2.13 %

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 49.32 %
  • male: 50.68 %

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 2.3 %
  • 30-39: 0.33 %
  • 40-49: 7.21 %
  • 50-59: 15.08 %
  • 60+: 74.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 61 people, 15.68%
  • Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 42 people, 10.80%
  • High Blood Pressure: 32 people, 8.23%
  • Diabetes: 26 people, 6.68%
  • Preventive Health Care: 17 people, 4.37%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin: 103 people, 26.48%
  • Digoxin: 82 people, 21.08%
  • Furosemide: 80 people, 20.57%
  • Lasix: 79 people, 20.31%
  • Coumadin: 62 people, 15.94%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive: 96 people, 24.68%
  • Weakness: 86 people, 22.11%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 84 people, 21.59%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 78 people, 20.05%
  • Chest Pain: 78 people, 20.05%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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