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 13,111 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 has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 14,032 Calcium users)
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 18,429 Water retention patients)
On Feb, 21, 2015: 13,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium. Among them, 52 people (0.40%) have Water Retention.
Time on Calcium when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||50.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Calcium * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||2.86%||0.00%||0.00%||11.43%||22.86%||62.86% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Calcium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (7 people, 13.46%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 7.69%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 5.77%)
- Prophylaxis (3 people, 5.77%)
- Depression (3 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (9 people, 17.31%)
- Vitamins (8 people, 15.38%)
- Furosemide (8 people, 15.38%)
- Coumadin (7 people, 13.46%)
- Lasix (7 people, 13.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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