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Review: could Sodium bicarbonate cause Water retention?

Summary: Water retention could be caused by Sodium bicarbonate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Allopurinol, and have Pancreatic carcinoma recurrent.

We study 6,056 people who have side effects while taking Sodium bicarbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 6,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Sodium bicarbonate. Among them, 24 people (0.40%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.03% of all the 88,810 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Water retention in Sodium bicarbonate reports

Time on Sodium bicarbonate when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Sodium bicarbonate * :

FemaleMale
Water retention44.44%55.56%

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Sodium bicarbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.85%34.62%15.38%46.15%

Severity of Water retention when taking Sodium bicarbonate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pancreatic carcinoma recurrent (6 people, 25.00%)
  2. Nausea (6 people, 25.00%)
  3. Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (6 people, 25.00%)
  4. Pain (3 people, 12.50%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (3 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allopurinol (10 people, 41.67%)
  2. Nifedipine (8 people, 33.33%)
  3. Lorazepam (7 people, 29.17%)
  4. Lasix (7 people, 29.17%)
  5. Zolpidem (6 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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