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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 Omeprazole, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 14,187 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 334 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 arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 14,955 users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 14,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 334 people (2.35%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Diclofenac sodium reports

Time on Diclofenac sodium when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure51.11%17.78%22.22%0.00%6.67%2.22%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Diclofenac sodium * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure63.46%36.54%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Diclofenac sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%1.69%3.38%3.72%5.41%12.84%23.31%49.66%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (61 people, 18.26%)
  2. Pain (51 people, 15.27%)
  3. Hypertension (45 people, 13.47%)
  4. Back pain (14 people, 4.19%)
  5. Arthritis (12 people, 3.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (60 people, 17.96%)
  2. Acetaminophen (59 people, 17.66%)
  3. Methotrexate (44 people, 13.17%)
  4. Aspirin (40 people, 11.98%)
  5. Prednisone (34 people, 10.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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