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Review: could Fosamax cause Fluid retention?

Summary: Fluid retention could be caused by Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Fosamax plus d, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 69,878 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

Fosamax (latest outcomes from 70,323 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 89,072 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, primary pulmonary hypertension, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 69,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 355 people (0.51%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.40% of all the 88,830 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fluid retention in Fosamax reports

Time on Fosamax when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention0.47%10.19%14.69%23.93%13.03%31.75%5.92%

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Fosamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.14%14.14%5.80%27.30%52.62%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Fosamax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (355 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteopenia (271 people, 76.34%)
  3. Bone disorder (79 people, 22.25%)
  4. Jaw fracture (78 people, 21.97%)
  5. Seasonal allergy (42 people, 11.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax plus d (221 people, 62.25%)
  2. Lasix (128 people, 36.06%)
  3. [therapy unspecified] (111 people, 31.27%)
  4. Lidocaine (104 people, 29.30%)
  5. Oxycontin (100 people, 28.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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