Review: could Actonel cause Cellulitis?


Summary

Cellulitis is found among people who take Actonel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 19,896 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA and social media. Among them, 358 have Cellulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Cellulitis and more.

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Actonel

Actonel has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Actonel 21,776 users)

Cellulitis

Cellulitis (infection under the skin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, renal failure acute, itching (latest reports from 34,640 Cellulitis patients).

On Sep, 05, 2016

19,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel.
Among them, 358 people (1.8%) have Cellulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actonel cause Cellulitis?

Time on Actonel when people have Cellulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.31 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.19 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:

  • female: 79.89 %
  • male: 20.11 %

Age of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 0.32 %
  • 30-39: 2.91 %
  • 40-49: 12.94 %
  • 50-59: 40.78 %
  • 60+: 42.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (180 people, 50.28%)
  • Osteopenia (79 people, 22.07%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (48 people, 13.41%)
  • Breast Cancer (23 people, 6.42%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (206 people, 57.54%)
  • Folic Acid (74 people, 20.67%)
  • Prednisone (71 people, 19.83%)
  • Celebrex (57 people, 15.92%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (55 people, 15.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteomyelitis (128 people, 35.75%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (123 people, 34.36%)
  • Anaemia (115 people, 32.12%)
  • Impaired Healing (109 people, 30.45%)
  • Fall (98 people, 27.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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