Review: could Diclofenac sodium cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
Summary: 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 Tendonitis.
We study 14,188 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium 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 has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 14,957 Diclofenac sodium users)
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,438 Water retention patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 14,188 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 34 people (0.24%) have Water Retention.
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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