Prempro and Fluid retention - from FDA reports
Fluid retention is found among people who take Prempro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Premarin, and have Hormone replacement therapy . We study 39,369 people who have side effects while taking Prempro from FDA. Among them, 90 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.
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Prempro has active ingredients of estrogens, conjugated; medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in menopause. (latest outcomes from Prempro 39,658 users)
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,420 Fluid retention patients).
On Feb, 14, 2017
39,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Prempro.
Among them, 90 people (0.23%) have Fluid Retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prempro when people have Fluid Retention *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.76 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 42.86 %
- 10+ years: 38.1 %
Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Prempro *:
- female: 98.88 %
- male: 1.12 %
Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Prempro *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.37 %
- 40-49: 10.96 %
- 50-59: 43.84 %
- 60+: 43.84 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (16 people, 17.78%)
- Hot Flush (9 people, 10.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 6.67%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 6.67%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Premarin (16 people, 17.78%)
- Vioxx (12 people, 13.33%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 7.78%)
- Provera (7 people, 7.78%)
- Folic Acid (7 people, 7.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (31 people, 34.44%)
- Abdominal Distension (23 people, 25.56%)
- Fatigue (16 people, 17.78%)
- Weakness (15 people, 16.67%)
- Breast Pain (15 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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