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Review: could Calcium cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?





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 Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 13,085 people who have side effects while taking Calcium from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 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 14,006 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 Dec, 22, 2014: 13,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium. Among them, 52 people (0.40%) have Water Retention.

Trend of Water retention in Calcium reports

Time on Calcium when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%16.67%50.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%2.86%0.00%0.00%11.43%22.86%62.86%

Severity of Water retention when taking Calcium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Water retention0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Water retention0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (7 people, 13.46%)
  2. Osteoporosis (4 people, 7.69%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 5.77%)
  4. Prophylaxis (3 people, 5.77%)
  5. Depression (3 people, 5.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (9 people, 17.31%)
  2. Vitamins (8 people, 15.38%)
  3. Furosemide (8 people, 15.38%)
  4. Coumadin (7 people, 13.46%)
  5. Lasix (7 people, 13.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.
  • Is it possible to be on dep provera for a year and have shrunk over 3 inches?
    (Asked by a 19 year old girl who takes Calcium)
    I was on the Depo Provera shot for exactly a year. When I first got on it I was almost 5'10 and I got off the shot last December, and I now measure barely 5'6. I have no understanding as to why I have lost this much height. I have been trying to figure out the reason for a year now. This shot gave m ...
  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...
  • My family member is dignosed with leprosy recently and i fear if i got infected (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 30 year old man who has Calf Pain With Exercise/walk, Pain - Ankle, and takes Calcium Citrate Malate, Calcitriol, Vitamin D)
    There is sudden pain in the right side of waist, and pain in ankle raises till thighes while walking through calves and make it almost difficult to take any further step. Thanks for taking interest and giving time
  • I stopped taking lyrica 3days ago after experiencing ankle swelling. ankles are still swollen. how long before swelling goes always
    (Asked by a 65 year old man who has Fluid Retention, and takes Ace)
    Took Lyrica for 1 week. Noticed swelling in ankles so discontinued 3days ago. I take LASIK and an ACE for high blood pressure. Swelling is better but still there. How long before swelling goes away and is there anything I can do to help ie compression hose elevated feet?

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