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 17,327 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 has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 17,625 Nifedipine users)
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 18,467 Fluid retention patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 17,327 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine. Among them, 83 people (0.48%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Nifedipine when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Nifedipine * :
|Fluid retention||52.08%||47.92% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Nifedipine * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||1.12%||1.12%||8.99%||24.72%||20.22%||43.82% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Nifedipine ** :
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (24 people, 28.92%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (6 people, 7.23%)
- Nausea (6 people, 7.23%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma recurrent (6 people, 7.23%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (24 people, 28.92%)
- Enalapril maleate (23 people, 27.71%)
- Aspirin (21 people, 25.30%)
- Losartan potassium (14 people, 16.87%)
- Doxazosin mesylate (13 people, 15.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Claritin, Ranitidine Hydrochloride, Cymbalta, Avalide for a 54-year old woman with Seasonal Allergy, Heartburn, Fibromyalgia, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Water Retention
- A study of side effects of Actemra for a 50-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Insomnia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Fluid Retention, Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleroedema, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Cardizem, Lisinopril, Lexapro, Lipitor, Gabapentin for a 72-year old woman with Cardiac Disorder, Chronic Depression, Neuropathy. The patient has Fluid Retention, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Lorazepam, Adalat, Diovan, Paxil for a 63-year old woman with Anxiety, Blood Pressurel, Blood Pressure, Depression.
- A study of drug interactions between Isosorbide Mononitrate, Lutein, Aspirin, Lasix, Atenolol for a 100-year old man with Congestive Heart Failure, Health, Heart Attack, Rapid Heart Beat. The patient has Fluid Retention
Recent Nifedipine related drug comparison:
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