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Review: could High blood pressure cause Fluid in the chest (Pleural effusion)?

We study 209,463 people who have High blood pressure from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,521 have Fluid in the chest (Pleural effusion). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,163,649 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc.

Fluid in the chest

Fluid in the chest (water on the lungs) (latest reports from 275,914 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, pain, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 29, 2014: 209,017 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 1,521 (0.73%) have Fluid In The Chest. They amount to 0.55% of all the 275,787 people who have Fluid In The Chest on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fluid in the chest in high blood pressure reports

Gender of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Fluid in the chest * :

Fluid in the chest50.40%49.60%

Age of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Fluid in the chest * :

Fluid in the chest0.51%0.28%0.14%0.51%1.48%8.16%15.07%73.89%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid in the chest0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (395 people, 25.97%)
  2. Pain (293 people, 19.26%)
  3. Prophylaxis (284 people, 18.67%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (236 people, 15.52%)
  5. Depression (190 people, 12.49%)
  6. Osteoporosis (180 people, 11.83%)
  7. Cardiac disorder (156 people, 10.26%)
  8. Blood cholesterol (145 people, 9.53%)
  9. Hyperlipidaemia (141 people, 9.27%)
  10. Insomnia (139 people, 9.14%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Aspirin (435 people, 28.60%)
  2. Lasix (370 people, 24.33%)
  3. Amlodipine (267 people, 17.55%)
  4. Furosemide (264 people, 17.36%)
  5. Lisinopril (264 people, 17.36%)
  6. Norvasc (247 people, 16.24%)
  7. Hydrochlorothiazide (240 people, 15.78%)
  8. Simvastatin (228 people, 14.99%)
  9. Allopurinol (203 people, 13.35%)
  10. Diovan (183 people, 12.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • had AVR in 2010 then two pleural effusions 1.5 liters removed. Started taking metoprolol for increasing palpitations and high systolic pressure. Now, looks like either pleural effusion or pleural scarring


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