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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 69,894 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 70,342 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Trend of fosamax reports

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 17,802 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

Trend of Fluid retention reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 69,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 355 people (0.51%) have Fluid Retention.

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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    (Asked by a 65 year old man who has Fluid Retention, and takes Ace)
    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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