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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?





Summary: Water retention is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 57,979 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 61,602 users)

Water retention

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, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Water retention 17,802 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 57,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 164 people (0.28%) have Water Retention.

Trend of Water retention in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention10.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%40.00%

Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Water retention61.36%38.64%

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.73%0.00%4.38%5.11%6.57%15.33%21.90%45.99%

Severity of Water retention when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Water retention0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (32 people, 19.51%)
  2. Depression (25 people, 15.24%)
  3. Hypertension (7 people, 4.27%)
  4. Anxiety (7 people, 4.27%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (7 people, 4.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (30 people, 18.29%)
  2. Furosemide (19 people, 11.59%)
  3. Lasix (19 people, 11.59%)
  4. Ambien (19 people, 11.59%)
  5. Paxil cr (17 people, 10.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    i dont have any known predisposing conditions.
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    have had my prostate checked by urologist and prostate is slightly enlarged but not enough to cause problems.urinary track ok,bladder ok etc.
    drank a liter of water and bladder emptied ok in test.
    seem to urinate good after consuming coffee or beer but lately having more whiskey than beer.
    when I drink whiskey I don't urinate much in evening but have to get up 3 or 4 times during the night to urinate.amlodipine,ramipril,atenolol are for blood pressure.
    rosuvastatin for cholesterol,methocarbonal for sore back,pseudoephedrine and ibuprofen are for sinus headaches caused from smoking cigarettes.
    so anybody out there think dexilant might be causing my urinating during the night problem ?
    plus when I do go during the night I don't seem to completely empty my bladder!
    any ideas ?
    mike.
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