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From FDA reports: side effects of Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva for a Female patient aged 60

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 60

Gender: female

Conditions: Osteopenia

Drugs taking:
- Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva: used for 10+ years

Side effects have: Osteonecrosis

On Jan, 24, 2014: 82,406 people who reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva are studied

Trend of Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3173431)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)4,602 (27.23%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 60 (±5) in the use of Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)4,602
Anxiety4,526
Arthralgia (joint pain)3,831
Hypertension (high blood pressure)3,806
Femur Fracture3,414
Fall2,879
Depression2,094
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)1,959
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)1,583
Pain In Extremity1,564

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 60 (±5) in long term use of Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety2,321
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)2,206
Femur Fracture2,061
Hypertension (high blood pressure)1,995
Fall1,490
Depression1,061
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)1,040
Tooth Disorder (tooth disease)939
Low Turnover Osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone)906
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)852

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)18,410 (22.34%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)18,410
Anxiety13,754
Arthralgia (joint pain)12,160
Femur Fracture12,095
Hypertension (high blood pressure)11,942
Fall9,343
Depression6,150
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)5,302
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)5,202
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)5,142

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Alendronate Sodium Tablets Usp 70 Mg Teva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)7,820
Femur Fracture6,692
Anxiety6,542
Hypertension (high blood pressure)5,898
Fall4,267
Depression3,084
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)2,823
Low Turnover Osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone)2,728
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)2,662
Tooth Disorder (tooth disease)2,555

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