Could Actonel cause Cellulitis - from FDA reports


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 21,646 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA. Among them, 384 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 22,219 users)

Cellulitis

Cellulitis (infection under the skin) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 35,475 Cellulitis patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

21,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel.
Among them, 384 people (1.77%) have Cellulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actonel cause Cellulitis?

Time on Actonel when people have Cellulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 6.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.97 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.37 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.24 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:

  • female: 80.75 %
  • male: 19.25 %

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: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 12.12 %
  • 50-59: 39.7 %
  • 60+: 43.94 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (208 people, 54.17%)
  • Folic Acid (75 people, 19.53%)
  • Prednisone (71 people, 18.49%)
  • Celebrex (62 people, 16.15%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (55 people, 14.32%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Actonel, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (66 people, 17.19%)
  • Breast Cancer (23 people, 5.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 5.73%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Osteomyelitis (131 people, 34.11%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (123 people, 32.03%)
  • Anaemia (115 people, 29.95%)
  • Impaired Healing (112 people, 29.17%)
  • Fall (104 people, 27.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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