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Review: could Calcium cause Water retention?

We study 13,051 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 (latest outcomes from 13,959 users) has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteopenia.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,522 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 13,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium. Among them, 52 people (0.40%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.06% of all the 90,504 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

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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