Review: could Fosamax cause Fluid retention?
Summary: Fluid retention is found among people who take Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Fosamax plus d, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 69,904 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 355 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.
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Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 70,349 Fosamax users)
Fluid 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 18,429 Fluid retention patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 69,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 355 people (0.51%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Fosamax when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||0.47%||10.19%||14.69%||23.93%||13.03%||31.75%||5.92% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Fosamax * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.14%||14.14%||5.80%||27.30%||52.62% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Fosamax ** :
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (355 people, 100.00%)
- Osteopenia (271 people, 76.34%)
- Bone disorder (79 people, 22.25%)
- Jaw fracture (78 people, 21.97%)
- Seasonal allergy (42 people, 11.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax plus d (221 people, 62.25%)
- Lasix (128 people, 36.06%)
- [therapy unspecified] (111 people, 31.27%)
- Lidocaine (104 people, 29.30%)
- Oxycontin (100 people, 28.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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