Review: could Diclofenac cause Water retention?
We study 14,184 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Diclofenac sodium (latest outcomes from 14,952 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,523 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 14,184 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 34 people (0.24%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.04% of all the 90,519 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.
Time on Diclofenac sodium 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||12.50%||37.50%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Diclofenac sodium * :
|Water retention||69.44%||30.56% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Diclofenac sodium * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||11.54%||0.00%||7.69%||7.69%||23.08%||50.00% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||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 * :
- Tendonitis (5 people, 14.71%)
- Arthralgia (4 people, 11.76%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 11.76%)
- Pain (3 people, 8.82%)
- Heart rate irregular (2 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ranitidine (5 people, 14.71%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 11.76%)
- Benadryl (4 people, 11.76%)
- Hydrocodone (4 people, 11.76%)
- Voltaren (4 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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