Hepatitis c and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports


Osteoporosis is found among people with Hepatitis c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, take medication Ribavirin and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis with Hepatitis c. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 63 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 08, 2017

63 people who have Hepatitis C and Osteoporosis are studied.

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

  • female: 62.07 %
  • male: 37.93 %

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: 6.38 %
  • 40-49: 27.66 %
  • 50-59: 53.19 %
  • 60+: 12.77 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 11.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 7.94%)
  • Indigestion (4 people, 6.35%)
  • Preventive Health Care (3 people, 4.76%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (3 people, 4.76%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Ribavirin (23 people, 36.51%)
  • Rebetol (17 people, 26.98%)
  • Peg-Intron (17 people, 26.98%)
  • Nexium (11 people, 17.46%)
  • Pegasys (9 people, 14.29%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (16 people, 25.40%)
  • Anaemia (12 people, 19.05%)
  • Taste - Impaired (11 people, 17.46%)
  • Depression (10 people, 15.87%)
  • Multiple Fractures (9 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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