Diclofenac sodium and Water retention - from FDA reports
Water retention is found among people who take Diclofenac Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ranitidine, and have Arthritis . We study 15,349 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA. Among them, 36 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 16,576 users)
Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,420 Water retention patients).
On Feb, 25, 2017
15,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac Sodium.
Among them, 36 people (0.23%) have Water Retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Diclofenac Sodium when people have Water Retention *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:
- female: 63.89 %
- male: 36.11 %
Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 7.69 %
- 20-29: 3.85 %
- 30-39: 7.69 %
- 40-49: 3.85 %
- 50-59: 19.23 %
- 60+: 57.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Tendonitis (4 people, 11.11%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 11.11%)
- Pain (2 people, 5.56%)
- Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 5.56%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ranitidine (5 people, 13.89%)
- Voltaren (4 people, 11.11%)
- Benadryl (4 people, 11.11%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 11.11%)
- Neurontin (3 people, 8.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (15 people, 41.67%)
- Breathing Difficulty (9 people, 25.00%)
- Oedema (8 people, 22.22%)
- Weakness (7 people, 19.44%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (6 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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