Alendronate sodium and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Alendronate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Alendronate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,955 people who have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

23,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate Sodium.
Among them, 1,041 people (4.35%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alendronate sodium cause Constipation?

Time on Alendronate Sodium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 3.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 32.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.12 %
  • 10+ years: 1.91 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Alendronate Sodium *:

  • female: 90.97 %
  • male: 9.03 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Alendronate Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 1.04 %
  • 30-39: 3.81 %
  • 40-49: 9.17 %
  • 50-59: 26.47 %
  • 60+: 59.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (675 people, 64.84%)
  • Osteopenia (349 people, 33.53%)
  • High Blood Pressure (93 people, 8.93%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (59 people, 5.67%)
  • Hypothyroidism (37 people, 3.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (783 people, 75.22%)
  • Vitamins (97 people, 9.32%)
  • Fosamax Plus D (86 people, 8.26%)
  • Actonel (69 people, 6.63%)
  • Prednisone (61 people, 5.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (686 people, 65.90%)
  • Osteoarthritis (521 people, 50.05%)
  • Fall (519 people, 49.86%)
  • Low Turnover Osteopathy (372 people, 35.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (372 people, 35.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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