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Review: could Diclofenac cause Water retention?

Summary: Water retention could be caused by Diclofenac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Ranitidine, and have Tendonitis.

We study 14,176 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 14,126 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 88,805 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Water retention in Diclofenac sodium reports

Time on Diclofenac sodium when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention12.50%37.50%25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Diclofenac sodium * :

FemaleMale
Water retention69.44%30.56%

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Diclofenac sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%11.54%0.00%7.69%7.69%23.08%50.00%

Severity of Water retention when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Water retention0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Water retention0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Tendonitis (5 people, 14.71%)
  2. Arthralgia (4 people, 11.76%)
  3. Arthritis (4 people, 11.76%)
  4. Pain (3 people, 8.82%)
  5. Heart rate irregular (2 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ranitidine (5 people, 14.71%)
  2. Atenolol (4 people, 11.76%)
  3. Benadryl (4 people, 11.76%)
  4. Hydrocodone (4 people, 11.76%)
  5. Voltaren (4 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My diafram. Feels like its pushing on my lungs but they are clear to doctors check up.

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    Does ra attack liver or is it causing infect ion on an organ white blood cell couny in all three labs were very high as well as sugar levels being slighty high

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I just begsn tx for rs using safest meds possible but did not yolerste pills so we are doing injections once a week but since we started I developed abdom ook nal edema plus whole body especially feet which subsided ptior to msjor orgsn testing hestt kidney bloodwotk a nd liver ultra sound. Results were normsl all in but kidney workup. We are trying to get to third week of methotrexate tx becausr the last uri which my ra dr treated immediately with snyibiotics my ra pain seemed much better I just had abdominal swelling and pressure on lungs thrn and yhis time entire body swelled dr rulled out ra it was edrma order err d tests with bed rest feet up over weekend causing edema to go away prior to echo and ultra sound. Tests were normal so went to pulmonologist to get help breathing and they were sfraid to use antibiotics just like my primary dr brgore they know nothing about my ra drugs so how am I supposed to stop this from going inyo pneumonia?

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