Actonel and Cellulitis - from FDA reports
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 21,809 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA. Among them, 386 have Cellulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Cellulitis and more.
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Actonel has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Actonel 22,220 users)
Cellulitis (infection under the skin) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 35,484 Cellulitis patients).
On Jan, 24, 2017
21,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel.
Among them, 386 people (1.77%) have Cellulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Actonel when people have Cellulitis *:
- < 1 month: 6.99 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20.28 %
- 1 - 2 years: 25.17 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.58 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.89 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:
- female: 80.32 %
- male: 19.68 %
Age of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.3 %
- 10-19: 0.3 %
- 20-29: 0.3 %
- 30-39: 3.31 %
- 40-49: 12.05 %
- 50-59: 39.46 %
- 60+: 44.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (185 people, 47.93%)
- Osteopenia (79 people, 20.47%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (66 people, 17.10%)
- Breast Cancer (23 people, 5.96%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 5.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (208 people, 53.89%)
- Folic Acid (75 people, 19.43%)
- Prednisone (71 people, 18.39%)
- Celebrex (62 people, 16.06%)
- Alendronate Sodium (55 people, 14.25%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Osteomyelitis (131 people, 33.94%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (123 people, 31.87%)
- Anaemia (115 people, 29.79%)
- Impaired Healing (112 people, 29.02%)
- High Blood Pressure (105 people, 27.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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