Review: could Alendronate sodium cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
Summary: Water retention is found among people who take Alendronate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 17,588 people who have side effects while taking Alendronate sodium 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 has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 17,832 Alendronate sodium users)
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,438 Water retention patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 17,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 46 people (0.26%) have Water Retention.
Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||68.75%||28.12%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Alendronate sodium * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||2.04%||0.00%||0.00%||4.08%||10.20%||83.67% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Alendronate sodium ** :
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (35 people, 76.09%)
- Osteopenia (23 people, 50.00%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 15.22%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 8.70%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 6.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (35 people, 76.09%)
- Actonel (19 people, 41.30%)
- Fosamax plus d (8 people, 17.39%)
- Vitamin e (6 people, 13.04%)
- Folic acid (6 people, 13.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
Recent Alendronate sodium related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Alendronate Sodium, Risedronate Sodium, Ibandronate Sodium for a 74-year old woman who has Osteoporosis Post-menopausal
- Comparions of Ibandronate Sodium, Alendronate Sodium, Risedronate Sodium, Actonel for a 72-year old woman who has Osteoporosis
- Comparions of Boniva, Fosamax Plus D, Fosamax, Prolia for a 63-year old woman who has Osteoporosis Post-menopausal
- Comparions of Actonel, Fosamax, Prolia, Forteo for a 71-year old woman who has Vertebral Compression Fractures
- Comparions of Fosamax, Xgeva for a 46-year old woman who has Osteoporotic Fracture
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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