Review: could Aspirin cause Water Retention?


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Pulmonary arterial hypertension . We study 184,991 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 843 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 272,197 users)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 33,889 Water retention patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

184,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 843 people (0.46%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Water retention?

Time on Aspirin when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 40 %
  • 10+ years: 5 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 63.04 %
  • male: 36.96 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.73 %
  • 30-39: 1.61 %
  • 40-49: 6.89 %
  • 50-59: 22.87 %
  • 60+: 67.89 %

Severity if Water Retention when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 55.56 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Water Retention **:

  • while on drug: 14.29 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (104 people, 12.34%)
  • Hypertension (72 people, 8.54%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (56 people, 6.64%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (37 people, 4.39%)
  • Osteoporosis (31 people, 3.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (182 people, 21.59%)
  • Furosemide (132 people, 15.66%)
  • Lipitor (126 people, 14.95%)
  • Lisinopril (103 people, 12.22%)
  • Plavix (99 people, 11.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (236 people, 28.00%)
  • Weight Increased (169 people, 20.05%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (168 people, 19.93%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (141 people, 16.73%)
  • Fatigue (124 people, 14.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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