Review: could Actonel cause Cellulitis?


Cellulitis is found among people who take Actonel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 18,973 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA and social media. Among them, 346 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 19,057 users)


Cellulitis (infection under the skin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, renal failure acute, itching (latest reports from 27,666 Cellulitis patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

18,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel.
Among them, 346 people (1.82%) have Cellulitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actonel cause Cellulitis?

Time on Actonel when people have Cellulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.43 %
  • 10+ years: 0.71 %

Gender of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:

  • female: 79.76 %
  • male: 20.24 %

Age of people who have Cellulitis when taking Actonel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.0 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 42.0 %
  • 60+: 41.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (177 people)
  • Osteopenia (77 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (41 people)
  • Breast Cancer (23 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (19 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (202 people)
  • Folic Acid (74 people)
  • Prednisone (67 people)
  • Celebrex (55 people)
  • Alendronate Sodium (54 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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