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Would you have Osteoporosis when you have Hepatitis c?

Summary: Osteoporosis is found among people with Hepatitis c, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Plasmacytoma, and take medication Peg-intron.

We study 37 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

Hepatitis c can be treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek. (latest reports from 41,473 Hepatitis C patients)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 112,578 Osteoporosis patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 39 people who have hepatitis c and Osteoporosis are studied.

Trend of Osteoporosis in hepatitis c reports

Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Osteoporosis * :

FemaleMale
Osteoporosis64.71%35.29%

Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Osteoporosis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.02%28.07%64.91%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Plasmacytoma (7 people, 17.95%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 17.95%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Peg-intron (37 people, 94.87%)
  2. Ribavirin (35 people, 89.74%)
  3. Rebetol (16 people, 41.03%)
  4. Lisinopril (12 people, 30.77%)
  5. Lexapro (10 people, 25.64%)
  6. Hydrochlorothiazide (9 people, 23.08%)
  7. Omeprazole (8 people, 20.51%)
  8. Ribasphere (8 people, 20.51%)
  9. Zometa (7 people, 17.95%)
  10. Cozaar (7 people, 17.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I have pain in my pain and tail bone. pain in the tail bone related to a fall,
    pain in my spine related to osteoporosis.
  • Is it bad to take levorphanol tartrate if i have liver damage caused by hep c
    I am receiving treatment from the V.A. in Los Angeles, Ca..

    Last summer the va started to hint at forcing me to be seen by there pain mngt. team. Also I was to start treatment for my hep c, it was just becomming active. I knew that the interferon would be just a little stressful for aprox; one year so I offered to do there (the pain clinic) plan with a happy heart just after my liver stuff was done. So I went to LA only to find that the liver lab spent just 2 minutes with me to tell me that since I'VE have to wait a new liver drug to be approved I must do the pain clinic. So in six weeks I went from 200mg (5x4 per day) of methidone to 40mg (1 tab x 4 per day), and in just one week it was Oxycodone 40mg x 4 per day to 0. And all of this isij happening my liver gets more serroscised.
  • Effective treatment for adult scoliosis
    Even with these medications I have muscle spasms in my back, neck, shoulders and leg pain that makes it hard to walk. I don't understand because 2 years ago I was healthy, string, active.
  • I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed? (1 answer)
    I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I suffer caued by stage 3 renal failure.



    Anyone have anything or any experience that is remotely similar?
  • Is there a link between forteo and macular holes?
    My 82 year old mother has osteoporosis and was taking Forteo for several years (stopped taking aprox. 2 1/2 years ago) She also has Glaucoma. She recently developed a macular hole and just had surgery to correct it. Is there any link between Forteo and macular holes or other vision problems? We are concerned that her other eye will develop a macular hole at some point, and want to investigate the possible connection between her osteoporosis and the taking of Forteo and her severe vision issues.

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    BREAK down FOOL!

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