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Review: could Alendronate cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?

We study 17,576 people who have side effects while taking Alendronate from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.

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Alendronate sodium

Alendronate sodium (latest outcomes from 17,820 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,571 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 17,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 46 people (0.26%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.05% of all the 90,522 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Water retention in Alendronate sodium reports

Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention0.00%0.00%3.12%68.75%28.12%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Alendronate sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%2.04%0.00%0.00%4.08%10.20%83.67%

Severity of Water retention when taking Alendronate sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (35 people, 76.09%)
  2. Osteopenia (23 people, 50.00%)
  3. Prophylaxis (7 people, 15.22%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 8.70%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 6.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (35 people, 76.09%)
  2. Actonel (19 people, 41.30%)
  3. Fosamax plus d (8 people, 17.39%)
  4. Vitamin e (6 people, 13.04%)
  5. Folic acid (6 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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