Atenolol and Fluid retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Fluid retention is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 109,250 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA. Among them, 439 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 114,204 users)

Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,419 Fluid retention patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

109,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 439 people (0.4%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Fluid retention?

Time on Atenolol when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 28.57 %
  • 10+ years: 42.86 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 64.98 %
  • male: 35.02 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 0.57 %
  • 30-39: 2.56 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 19.6 %
  • 60+: 66.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (66 people, 15.03%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (26 people, 5.92%)
  • Diabetes (21 people, 4.78%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (20 people, 4.56%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 4.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (68 people, 15.49%)
  • Lipitor (59 people, 13.44%)
  • Aspirin (59 people, 13.44%)
  • Avandia (45 people, 10.25%)
  • Furosemide (38 people, 8.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (94 people, 21.41%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (87 people, 19.82%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (80 people, 18.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (78 people, 17.77%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (71 people, 16.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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