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 Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Cellulitis with Actonel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,666 people who have side effects when taking Actonel from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 30, 2017
22,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel.
Among them, 410 people (1.81%) have Cellulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Actonel when people have Cellulitis *:
- < 1 month: 6.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 18.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 24.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.67 %
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: 0.28 %
- 10-19: 0.28 %
- 20-29: 0.28 %
- 30-39: 4.27 %
- 40-49: 11.68 %
- 50-59: 37.89 %
- 60+: 45.3 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (75 people, 18.29%)
- High Blood Pressure (23 people, 5.61%)
- Breast Cancer (23 people, 5.61%)
- Pain (19 people, 4.63%)
- Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (211 people, 51.46%)
- Folic Acid (75 people, 18.29%)
- Prednisone (71 people, 17.32%)
- Celebrex (67 people, 16.34%)
- Lipitor (56 people, 13.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Osteomyelitis (133 people, 32.44%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (125 people, 30.49%)
- Anaemia (116 people, 28.29%)
- Impaired Healing (115 people, 28.05%)
- Fall (114 people, 27.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
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