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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 17,584 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

Alendronate sodium has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Alendronate sodium 17,828 users)

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Water retention 17,802 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 17,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 46 people (0.26%) have Water Retention.

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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