Review: could Diclofenac Sodium cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Diclofenac Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 14,247 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 342 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 16,279 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 476,852 High blood pressure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

14,247 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac Sodium.
Among them, 342 people (2.4%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diclofenac sodium cause High blood pressure?

Time on Diclofenac Sodium when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 56.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.07 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.44 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • female: 63.5 %
  • male: 36.5 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.79 %
  • 10-19: 3.94 %
  • 20-29: 3.94 %
  • 30-39: 6.45 %
  • 40-49: 14.7 %
  • 50-59: 21.86 %
  • 60+: 47.31 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Diclofenac Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (65 people, 19.01%)
  • Pain (45 people, 13.16%)
  • Hypertension (41 people, 11.99%)
  • Back Pain (17 people, 4.97%)
  • Arthritis (13 people, 3.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (59 people, 17.25%)
  • Omeprazole (58 people, 16.96%)
  • Methotrexate (45 people, 13.16%)
  • Aspirin (40 people, 11.70%)
  • Prednisone (37 people, 10.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (61 people, 17.84%)
  • Arthralgia (51 people, 14.91%)
  • Back Pain (48 people, 14.04%)
  • Anaemia (48 people, 14.04%)
  • Pain (45 people, 13.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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