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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 58,005 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 61,621 Ibuprofen users)

Water retention

Water 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 18,400 Water retention patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 58,005 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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