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Review: could Nifedipine cause Fluid retention?

Summary: Fluid retention is found among people who take Nifedipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure.

We study 17,322 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 has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 17,623 Nifedipine users)

Fluid retention

Fluid 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 Fluid retention patients)

On Dec, 27, 2014: 17,320 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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