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Review: could Actonel cause Cellulitis?

Summary: Cellulitis could be caused by Actonel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 17,377 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 have Cellulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Cellulitis and more.

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Actonel

Actonel (latest outcomes from 17,598 users) has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Cellulitis

Cellulitis (infection under the skin) (latest reports from 191,690 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 17,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel. Among them, 316 people (1.82%) have Cellulitis. They amount to 0.17% of all the 191,429 people who have Cellulitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cellulitis in Actonel reports

Time on Actonel when people have Cellulitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cellulitis4.64%11.86%19.07%31.44%23.20%9.28%0.52%

Age of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cellulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.19%13.15%39.18%45.48%

Severity of Cellulitis when taking Actonel ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cellulitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (226 people, 71.52%)
  2. Osteopenia (122 people, 38.61%)
  3. Hormone replacement therapy (35 people, 11.08%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (30 people, 9.49%)
  5. Breast cancer (22 people, 6.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (257 people, 81.33%)
  2. Folic acid (72 people, 22.78%)
  3. Prednisone (60 people, 18.99%)
  4. Furosemide (54 people, 17.09%)
  5. Zometa (54 people, 17.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • A bone scan recently showed two areas were in the danger region.

    I previously was prescribed alendronic acid which I believe had adverse effects on my liver and want to avoid any further liver damage.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • 48 year old woman ...suffering from osteoporosis...arthritis...reflux...major depression...anxiety and stress...if im standing up or sitting down those toes move till i go to sleep and even then hubby says i kick my legs at night ...what happening...im in so much pain...stops me from walking now

    thank you please i need an answer
    steffi

    Reply

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