Alendronate sodium and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports
Heart palpitations is found among people who take Alendronate Sodium, 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 23,087 people who have side effects while taking Alendronate sodium from FDA. Among them, 306 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Alendronate sodium has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Alendronate sodium 23,601 users)
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,367 Heart palpitations patients).
On Feb, 21, 2017
23,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate Sodium.
Among them, 306 people (1.33%) have Heart Palpitations
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Alendronate Sodium when people have Heart Palpitations *:
- < 1 month: 11.27 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 23.94 %
- 1 - 2 years: 36.62 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.79 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Alendronate Sodium *:
- female: 94.83 %
- male: 5.17 %
Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Alendronate Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.38 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 14.68 %
- 50-59: 32.11 %
- 60+: 51.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (191 people, 62.42%)
- Osteopenia (116 people, 37.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (44 people, 14.38%)
- Hypothyroidism (23 people, 7.52%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 7.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (209 people, 68.30%)
- Vitamins (52 people, 16.99%)
- Synthroid (32 people, 10.46%)
- Prednisone (24 people, 7.84%)
- Boniva (19 people, 6.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Femur Fracture (162 people, 52.94%)
- Fall (139 people, 45.42%)
- Osteoarthritis (99 people, 32.35%)
- High Blood Pressure (98 people, 32.03%)
- Pain In Extremity (97 people, 31.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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