Calcium and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Calcium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension . We study 51,974 people who have side effects while taking Calcium from FDA. Among them, 253 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.

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Calcium

Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Calcium 53,930 users)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,419 Water retention patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

51,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium.
Among them, 253 people (0.49%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Calcium cause Water retention?

Time on Calcium when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 79.44 %
  • male: 20.56 %

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

  • 0-1: 1.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.06 %
  • 20-29: 1.06 %
  • 30-39: 2.13 %
  • 40-49: 9.04 %
  • 50-59: 20.74 %
  • 60+: 64.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (59 people, 23.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (20 people, 7.91%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 6.32%)
  • Pain (14 people, 5.53%)
  • Osteoporosis (14 people, 5.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (57 people, 22.53%)
  • Vitamin D (56 people, 22.13%)
  • Letairis (42 people, 16.60%)
  • Synthroid (33 people, 13.04%)
  • Vitamin C (29 people, 11.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (53 people, 20.95%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (43 people, 17.00%)
  • Fatigue (39 people, 15.42%)
  • Weakness (38 people, 15.02%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (33 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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