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Would you have Osteomalacia when you have Osteoporosis?

Summary: Osteomalacia is found among people with Osteoporosis, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Osteopenia, and take medication Fosamax. We study 171 people who have Osteomalacia and Osteoporosis from FDA and social media. 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) can be treated by Fosamax, Alendronate Sodium, Vitamin D, Actonel, Calcium, Forteo. (latest reports from 112,602 Osteoporosis patients)

Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia (softening of the bones due to a lack of vitamin d) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hiv infection, hepatitis b, osteopenia, epilepsy. (latest reports from 761 Osteomalacia patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 171 people who have osteoporosis and Osteomalacia are studied.

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%1.78%11.56%51.56%35.11%

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Taking the drug once a week would feel very poorly after taking and it would take a couple of days to get over it.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I can't make this site allow me to list other drugs. I take lots of Calcium and Vit D and was on Lotrel but got light headed and am now on just Benazepril and have fluctuating blood pressure and feel weird and light headed

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • My husband had to call the paramedics 4 times in the last year and a half. My blood pressure would drop really low and I would pass out. The after math was dizziness for anywhere from 1 week to a month. I have now been diagnosed with Cardiogenic syncope syndrome. I know it was from taking the forteo, as other people are reporting heart problems from this medication as well. My Advice DO NOT TAKE IT! This a horrible condition to live with, as just about anything can trigger it.

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