Review: could Hepatitis c cause Osteoporosis?
Summary: Osteoporosis could be caused by Hepatitis c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Plasmacytoma, and take Peg-intron.
We study 30,020 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,126 patients) is typically treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 211,792 patients) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 30,020 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 39 (0.13%) have Osteoporosis. They amount to 0.02% of all the 211,924 people who have Osteoporosis on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Osteoporosis * :
Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Osteoporosis * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Plasmacytoma (7 people, 17.95%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 17.95%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Peg-intron (37 people, 94.87%)
- Ribavirin (35 people, 89.74%)
- Rebetol (16 people, 41.03%)
- Lisinopril (12 people, 30.77%)
- Lexapro (10 people, 25.64%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (9 people, 23.08%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 20.51%)
- Ribasphere (8 people, 20.51%)
- Zometa (7 people, 17.95%)
- Cozaar (7 people, 17.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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