Would you have Osteoporosis when you have Hepatitis C?


Osteoporosis is found among people with Hepatitis c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, take medication Ribavirin and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. We study 54 people who have Osteoporosis and Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hepatitis c can be treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek, Pegintron (latest reports from 99,153 Hepatitis c patients)


Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,563 Osteoporosis patients).

On Oct, 16, 2016

54 people who have Hepatitis C and Osteoporosis are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Osteoporosis when you have Hepatitis c?

Gender of people who have Hepatitis C and experience Osteoporosis *:

  • female: 67.35 %
  • male: 32.65 %

Age of people who have Hepatitis C and experience Osteoporosis *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.5 %
  • 40-49: 27.5 %
  • 50-59: 55.0 %
  • 60+: 10.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Hypertension (5 people, 9.26%)
  • Dyspepsia (4 people, 7.41%)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people, 5.56%)
  • Pain (3 people, 5.56%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Ribavirin (23 people, 42.59%)
  • Peg-Intron (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Rebetol (14 people, 25.93%)
  • Nexium (10 people, 18.52%)
  • Pegasys (8 people, 14.81%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (13 people, 24.07%)
  • Anaemia (12 people, 22.22%)
  • Dysgeusia (10 people, 18.52%)
  • Depression (10 people, 18.52%)
  • Multiple Fractures (9 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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