Review: could Alendronate cause Constipation?
This is a review of Constipation by studying 17,548 people who take Alendronate. We analyze: the time on Alendronate when people have Constipation, age of these people, the severity of Constipation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Alendronate. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Alendronate sodium (latest outcomes from 16,389 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis, osteoporosis post-menopausal. Commonly reported side effects of Alendronate sodium include femur fracture, fall, low turnover osteopathy, joint pain, high blood pressure.
Constipation (latest reports from 491,193 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 17,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 594 people (3.39%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.12% of all the 490,990 people who have Constipation.
Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Constipation * :
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Age of people who have Constipation when taking Alendronate sodium * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Alendronate sodium ** :
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (415 people, 69.87%)
- Osteopenia (244 people, 41.08%)
- Hypertension (72 people, 12.12%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (34 people, 5.72%)
- Prophylaxis (31 people, 5.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (469 people, 78.96%)
- Fosamax plus d (127 people, 21.38%)
- Omeprazole (56 people, 9.43%)
- Folic acid (54 people, 9.09%)
- Prednisone (46 people, 7.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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