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Review: could Nifedipine cause Fluid retention?

We study 17,305 people who have side effects while taking Nifedipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Nifedipine

Nifedipine (latest outcomes from 17,611 users) has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 91,080 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 17,305 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine. Among them, 83 people (0.48%) have Fluid Retention.

Trend of Fluid retention in Nifedipine reports

Time on Nifedipine when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Nifedipine * :

FemaleMale
Fluid retention52.08%47.92%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%1.12%1.12%8.99%24.72%20.22%43.82%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Nifedipine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (24 people, 28.92%)
  2. Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (6 people, 7.23%)
  3. Nausea (6 people, 7.23%)
  4. Pancreatic carcinoma recurrent (6 people, 7.23%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (24 people, 28.92%)
  2. Enalapril maleate (23 people, 27.71%)
  3. Aspirin (21 people, 25.30%)
  4. Losartan potassium (14 people, 16.87%)
  5. Doxazosin mesylate (13 people, 15.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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