Fluid Retention Questions
Related terms: Ankle Swelling, Dropsy, Edema of Extremities, Water Retention
Displaying 17 questions associated with Fluid Retention.
I have been taking Xarelto for 4 months
I started Lamictal about 8 weeks ago and have gained 16 lbs. also my headaches have increased. I was put on it for seizures and headaches and I asked the Neurologist 2 days ago can it make you gain weight, his answer was short and he got aggitated NO. I beg to differ. My ankles and legs are so... read more
... and since I have been on Suboxone I have gained 45lbs quickly. The weight gain first presented itself as fluid retention with severe peripheral edema. I started going to specialists to figure it out and I have not had any luck yet, I have been to a nephrologist, rheumatologist, neurologist,... read more
I have been taking Lasix for the last couple of months to combat the swelling in my feet and legs that other medications have caused. I take the corresponding amounts of potassium supplements needed to counter act a potassium deficiency, which water pills can cause. At 40mg a day I don't seem... read more
I have been taking it for one week.
I am currently at 900 mg 3 times a day. I dont eat to much and gaining weight even though I'm running 3-4 times weekly
My stomach and abdomen are very bloated. So far it has not helped my nerve pain, insomnia and anxiety. I have only been taking it for 2 weeks. Will the bloating go away?
I have been on a 3 week weaning dose of prednisone. I swear I've had a 10 lb weight gain, mostly fluid. Please help.
I wondered if this affected the kidneys somehow as I try to drink a lot of fluids when on prednisone but don't have the urge to urinate and my legs triple in size until the skin is breaking
I've been on irbesartan (150 mg in the morning and 150 mg at bedtime) for about two months now and have been unable to diminish my leg/ankle swelling despite taking lasix (40 mg) and now hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 mg for the past week). I've also been on digoxin (125 mcg.), metoprolol... read more
I have been and still am on Prednisone. My doctor had me take 100mg for 2 weeks and 50mg for 1 week and are weaning me off in 3 week doses. 40mg for 3 weeks, 30, 20, 10, 5 all for 3 weeks until I'm finished with the pills. I am starting 20mg on 8-15-16. I have gained 25lbs since 6-20-16. What... read more
I’m on 25 mg metoprolol succinate. I’m curious if this med can cause or aggravate fluid retention in the legs/feet? Also, does this drug make you more sensitive to the sun? I’m very fair skinned.
For those of you who gained weight with Amitiza, how long did it take to see weight loss when you stopped medication? My assumption would be that it’s water retention and would come off fast after stopping medication?