Review: could Clonidine cause Fluid Retention?


Summary

Fluid retention is found among people who take Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension . We study 22,607 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 115 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Clonidine

Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Clonidine 23,226 users)

Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, diarrhea, high blood pressure (latest reports from 17,764 Fluid retention patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

22,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine.
Among them, 115 people (0.51%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonidine cause Fluid retention?

Time on Clonidine when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Clonidine *:

  • female: 51.3 %
  • male: 48.7 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Clonidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.08 %
  • 40-49: 14.58 %
  • 50-59: 15.62 %
  • 60+: 67.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (16 people)
  • Hypertension (16 people)
  • Procedural Pain (14 people)
  • Partial Seizures (10 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (36 people)
  • Lasix (28 people)
  • Xanax (21 people)
  • Lyrica (21 people)
  • Aspirin (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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