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What could cause Alcohol Interaction for a 72-year old woman who takes Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl?





Summary: 3 female patients aged 72 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study 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 reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Alendronate sodium has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Alendronate sodium 17,828 users)

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 92,787 users)

Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Niacin 6,313 users)

Lunesta has active ingredients of eszopiclone. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Lunesta 16,180 users)

Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Actos 31,348 users)

Lescol Xl has active ingredients of fluvastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lescol Xl 993 users)

What are the conditions

Osteoporosis and aging (weak bone with possibility to break in aged) can be treated by Fosamax, Alendronate Sodium, Calcium, Evista, Vitamin D. (latest reports from Osteoporosis And Aging 173 patients)

Antacid therapy can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium. (latest reports from Antacid Therapy 667 patients)

Inflammation can be treated by Prednisone, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Meloxicam, Celebrex, Diclofenac Sodium. (latest reports from Inflammation 19,543 patients)

Sleep aid (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Zopiclone. (latest reports from Sleep Aid 131,177 patients)

Diabetes can be treated by Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin, Januvia, Glipizide, Actos, Lantus. (latest reports from Diabetes 130,168 patients)

Blood cholesterol abnormal can be treated by Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium. (latest reports from Blood Cholesterol Abnormal 171,387 patients)

What is the symptom

Alcohol interaction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, personality disorder.(latest reports from Alcohol interaction 1,000 patients)

On Dec, 20, 2014: 3 females aged 68 (±5) who take Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl are studied

Alendronate Sodium, Omeprazole, Niacin, Lunesta, Actos, Lescol Xl outcomes

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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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Alcohol Interaction2 (66.67% of females aged 68 (±5) who take the drugs)

(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)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Alcohol Interaction in Osteoporosis And Aging1 (2.86% of females aged 68 (±5) who have Osteoporosis and aging)
Alcohol Interaction in Antacid Therapy1 (1.47% of females aged 68 (±5) who have Antacid therapy)
Alcohol Interaction in Inflammation1 (0.26% of females aged 68 (±5) who have Inflammation)
Alcohol Interaction in Sleep Aid1 (0.02% of females aged 68 (±5) who have Sleep aid)
Alcohol Interaction in Diabetes2 (0.02% of females aged 68 (±5) who have Diabetes)
Alcohol Interaction in Blood Cholesterol Abnormal1 (0.01% of females aged 68 (±5) who have Blood cholesterol abnormal)

(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 effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Alcohol Interaction in Alendronate Sodium1 (0.03% of females aged 68 (±5) who take Alendronate sodium)
Alcohol Interaction in Omeprazole1 (0.01% of females aged 68 (±5) who take Omeprazole)
Alcohol Interaction in Niacin1 (0.19% of females aged 68 (±5) who take Niacin)
Alcohol Interaction in Lunesta1 (0.07% of females aged 68 (±5) who take Lunesta)
Alcohol Interaction in Actos1 (0.02% of females aged 68 (±5) who take Actos)
Alcohol Interaction in Lescol Xl1 (0.78% of females aged 68 (±5) who take Lescol xl)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Alendronate Sodium is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Omeprazole is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Niacin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Lunesta is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Actos is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Lescol Xl is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Alcohol Interactionn/aAlcohol Interactionn/aAlcohol InteractionAlcohol InteractionAlcohol InteractionParaesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Abdominal Discomfort
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
Oropharyngeal Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who take Alendronate Sodium
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