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Review: could Osteoporosis cause Ulna fracture?

Summary: Ulna fracture could be caused by Osteoporosis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Osteopenia, and take Fosamax.

We study 88,266 people who have Osteoporosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 187 have Ulna fracture. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (latest reports from 211,861 patients) are typically treated by Fosamax, Actonel, Alendronate Sodium, Evista, Calcium, Forteo.

Ulna fracture

Ulna fracture (fracture inside bone) (latest reports from 3,419 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 88,261 people who have osteoporosis are studied. Among them, 187 (0.21%) have Ulna Fracture. They amount to 5.48% of all the 3,410 people who have Ulna Fracture on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ulna fracture in osteoporosis reports

Gender of people who have osteoporosis and experienced Ulna fracture * :

FemaleMale
Ulna fracture98.61%1.39%

Age of people who have osteoporosis and experienced Ulna fracture * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ulna fracture0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.79%17.06%79.62%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteopenia (66 people, 35.29%)
  2. Vitamin d deficiency (31 people, 16.58%)
  3. Palpitations (28 people, 14.97%)
  4. Supraventricular extrasystoles (28 people, 14.97%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (14 people, 7.49%)
  6. Hypertension (14 people, 7.49%)
  7. Osteonecrosis (11 people, 5.88%)
  8. Depression (11 people, 5.88%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 5.35%)
  10. Breast cancer (10 people, 5.35%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Fosamax (187 people, 100.00%)
  2. Alendronate sodium (96 people, 51.34%)
  3. Fosamax plus d (79 people, 42.25%)
  4. Actonel (58 people, 31.02%)
  5. Premarin (41 people, 21.93%)
  6. Vitamin d (40 people, 21.39%)
  7. Toprol-xl (38 people, 20.32%)
  8. Boniva (34 people, 18.18%)
  9. Forteo (31 people, 16.58%)
  10. Vitamin e (27 people, 14.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • i need to know side affects and how good does it work to rebuild bone. I also have parkinsons and take meds for that.

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • My endocrinologist /doctor has my fluid intake limited to 48 ounces of liquids per day (all liquids) because my sodium levels were off due to the drug spironolactone , I was taking 200 mg per day but have cut back to 100 mg per day for the last year.
    Also my Crestor dosage is 20 mg per day.

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Related condition

- Osteoporosis (87,013 reports)

 

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Related drugs

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- Actonel
- Alendronate Sodium
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