Alendronate sodium and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Water retention 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 Water retention 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, 09, 2017

23,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate Sodium.
Among them, 92 people (0.38%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alendronate sodium cause Water retention?

Time on Alendronate Sodium when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Alendronate Sodium *:

  • female: 88.37 %
  • male: 11.63 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Alendronate Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.33 %
  • 20-29: 2.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.65 %
  • 50-59: 18.6 %
  • 60+: 72.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (63 people, 68.48%)
  • Osteopenia (33 people, 35.87%)
  • Preventive Health Care (9 people, 9.78%)
  • Hypothyroidism (8 people, 8.70%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (68 people, 73.91%)
  • Actonel (12 people, 13.04%)
  • Fosamax Plus D (10 people, 10.87%)
  • Lasix (7 people, 7.61%)
  • Folic Acid (7 people, 7.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (67 people, 72.83%)
  • Fall (47 people, 51.09%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (34 people, 36.96%)
  • Low Turnover Osteopathy (33 people, 35.87%)
  • Osteoarthritis (31 people, 33.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Alendronate Sodium

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