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This is a study of Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl for a 72 year old female patient who has Osteoporosis and aging, Antacid Therapy, Inflammation, Sleep aid, Diabetes, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 3 female patients aged 72 (±5) who take the drugs from FDA and social media.

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 68

Gender: female

Conditions: Osteoporosis and aging, Antacid Therapy, Inflammation, Sleep aid, Diabetes, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal

Drugs taking:
- Alendronate Sodium - EQ 70MG BASE (alendronate sodium): used for 10+ years
- Omeprazole - 10MG (omeprazole): used for 2 - 5 years
- Niacin - 500MG (niacin): used for 6 - 12 months
- Lunesta - 3MG (eszopiclone): used for 2 - 5 years
- Actos - EQ 30MG BASE (pioglitazone hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
- Lescol Xl (fluvastatin sodium): used for 5 - 10 years

Drug interactions have: severe alcohol interaction

Comments from or about the patient: Stopped taking Omeprazole and Actos became more effective (blood glucose average about 102) but stomach acidity probably caused by Alendronate Sodium (generic of Fosamax) is back with a vengeance. Need a proton inhibitor that doesn't blunt Actos.
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On Feb, 2, 2014: 3 females aged 68 (±5) who reported to have interactions when taking Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl are studied

Trend of Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3073463)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among females aged 68 (±5) who take the drugs
Alcohol Interaction1 (33.33%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among females aged 68 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Alcohol Interaction in Osteoporosis And Aging1 (2.94%)
Alcohol Interaction in Antacid Therapy1 (1.59%)
Alcohol Interaction in Inflammation1 (0.27%)
Alcohol Interaction in Sleep Aid1 (0.03%)
Alcohol Interaction in Diabetes2 (0.02%)
Alcohol Interaction in Blood Cholesterol Abnormal1 (0.01%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effectNumber of reports
among females aged 68 (±5) who take the drug
Alcohol Interaction in Alendronate Sodium1 (0.03%)
Alcohol Interaction in Omeprazole1 (0.01%)
Alcohol Interaction in Niacin1 (0.20%)
Alcohol Interaction in Lunesta1 (0.08%)
Alcohol Interaction in Actos1 (0.03%)
Alcohol Interaction in Lescol Xl1 (0.80%)

Most common interactions experienced by females aged 68 (±5) in the use of Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl:

InteractionNumber of reports
Oropharyngeal Pain1
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1
Alcohol Interaction1
Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)1
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)1
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)1
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)1
Abdominal Discomfort1

Most common interactions experienced by females aged 68 (±5) in long term use of Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl:

InteractionNumber of reports
Alcohol Interaction1

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