Will you have Water retention with Viread - from FDA reports


Water retention is found among people who take Viread, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,728 people who have side effects when taking Viread from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (the active ingredients of Viread) and Viread (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Water retention are also considered in the study.

What is Viread?

Viread has active ingredients of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hepatitis b. (latest outcomes from Viread 10,824 users)

What is Water retention?

Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 48,289 Water retention patients).

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Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 22, 2019

10,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Viread.
Among them, 13 people (0.12%) have Water retention

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Viread cause Water retention?

Time on Viread when people have Water retention *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Viread *:

  • female: 46.15 %
  • male: 53.85 %

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Viread *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 42.86 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 2 people, 15.38%
  2. Vitritis (inflammation of the vitreous humour of the eye): 1 person, 7.69%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 7.69%
  4. Retinitis (inflammation of the retina in the eye): 1 person, 7.69%
  5. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain: 1 person, 7.69%
  6. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Asthma: 1 person, 7.69%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Furosemide: 5 people, 38.46%
  2. Protonix: 4 people, 30.77%
  3. Hepsera: 3 people, 23.08%
  4. Neurontin: 3 people, 23.08%
  5. Lasix: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Neupogen: 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Provigil: 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Demadex: 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Prednisone: 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Epzicom: 2 people, 15.38%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Acute Kidney Failure: 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Peripheral Swelling: 3 people, 23.08%
  3. Hypokalemia (low potassium): 3 people, 23.08%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 23.08%
  5. Urinary Tract Infection: 3 people, 23.08%
  6. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 3 people, 23.08%
  7. Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease): 3 people, 23.08%
  8. Metabolic Syndrome (a combination of the medical disorders that, when occurring together, increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease): 3 people, 23.08%
  9. Renal Cyst (kidney cyst): 3 people, 23.08%
  10. White Blood Cell Count Decreased: 2 people, 15.38%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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