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Review: could Osteoporosis cause Osteomalacia?

We study 88,331 people who have Osteoporosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 171 have Osteomalacia. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 216,747 patients) can be treated by Fosamax, Alendronate Sodium, Actonel, Vitamin D, Calcium, Forteo.

Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia (softening of the bones due to a lack of vitamin d) (latest reports from 4,783 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hiv infection, hepatitis b, osteopenia, epilepsy.

On Aug, 29, 2014: 88,312 people who have osteoporosis are studied. Among them, 171 (0.19%) have Osteomalacia. They amount to 3.60% of all the 4,744 people who have Osteomalacia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Osteomalacia in osteoporosis reports

Gender of people who have osteoporosis and experienced Osteomalacia * :

FemaleMale
Osteomalacia95.62%4.38%

Age of people who have osteoporosis and experienced Osteomalacia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteomalacia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.79%11.61%51.79%35.27%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteopenia (75 people, 43.86%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (28 people, 16.37%)
  3. Prophylaxis (25 people, 14.62%)
  4. Bone disorder (21 people, 12.28%)
  5. Hypertension (17 people, 9.94%)
  6. Hepatic cirrhosis (16 people, 9.36%)
  7. Constipation (12 people, 7.02%)
  8. Gastritis (12 people, 7.02%)
  9. Thyroid disorder (11 people, 6.43%)
  10. Hypersensitivity (11 people, 6.43%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Fosamax (171 people, 100.00%)
  2. Alendronate sodium (65 people, 38.01%)
  3. Fosamax plus d (60 people, 35.09%)
  4. Forteo (49 people, 28.65%)
  5. Boniva (43 people, 25.15%)
  6. Actonel (32 people, 18.71%)
  7. Calcium carbonate (29 people, 16.96%)
  8. Plaquenil (22 people, 12.87%)
  9. Ultram (21 people, 12.28%)
  10. Zantac (20 people, 11.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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