Review: Water retention in Diclofenac
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 25, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Water retention (Fluid Retention) by studying 13,504 people who take Diclofenac. We analyze: the time on Diclofenac when people have Water retention, gender and age of these people, the severity of Water retention, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Diclofenac. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Diclofenac sodium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Diclofenac sodium include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, diarrhea, diarrhoea aggravated.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Nov, 25, 2013: 13,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 34 people (0.25%) 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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- By Rex: I stopped taking lyrica 3days ago after experiencing ankle swelling. ankles are still swollen. how long before swelling goes always
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Took Lyrica for 1 week. Noticed swelling in ankles so discontinued 3days ago. I take LASIK and an ACE for high blood pressure. Swelling is better but still there. How long before swelling goes away and is there anything I can do to help ie compression hose elevated feet?
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I've been on a daily dose of 150 mg of voltaren for lower back problems for the past 4 months and now I'm concerned that it may cause embolism. Could anyone please advise whether there is a link between the two?
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