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Review: could Sodium bicarbonate cause Water retention?

We study 6,054 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.

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Sodium bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate (latest outcomes from 6,116 users) has active ingredients of sodium bicarbonate. It is often used in metabolic acidosis.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 6,054 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 90,515 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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  • I thought i was having a bronchitis episode from my copd to i took amoxicillin and prednesone, a week later i wasnt getting better so went to my doc, turns out it was pneumonia, so he put me on levofloxacin a few days later i noticed major swelling in my legs and he fact they were turning super red, back to the doctor who now says i have cellulitis, so he gives me cephalexin and furosemide, now 7 days later the redness in the legs is a tad bit better, but i still have the burning tingling and pins and needles and the water retention has gone down NONE... any thoughts to what is causing this??

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  • Taking 3 teaspoons of sodium bicarbonate for 6 months now I have beaus lines on finger nails

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