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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 13,119 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 14,045 Calcium users)

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,438 Water retention patients)

On Mar, 25, 2015: 13,111 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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