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Leg Swelling (Edema), New Onset

Good, that makes it less likely that your lower extremity swelling is due to a medication you are taking.

But even a medicine you've been taking a while can cause leg swelling, so talk to your doctor about this possibility. Examples include nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat, or Nifedical) and pregabalin (Lyrica).

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