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Review: could Alendronate cause Constipation?

We study 17,584 people who have side effects while taking Alendronate from FDA and social media. Among them, 594 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Alendronate sodium

Alendronate sodium (latest outcomes from 17,826 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 17,580 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 594 people (3.38%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Alendronate sodium reports

Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation6.83%13.98%19.57%37.58%21.12%0.00%0.93%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.17%0.34%2.39%9.88%27.60%59.63%

Severity of Constipation when taking Alendronate sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (415 people, 69.87%)
  2. Osteopenia (244 people, 41.08%)
  3. Hypertension (72 people, 12.12%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (34 people, 5.72%)
  5. Prophylaxis (31 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (469 people, 78.96%)
  2. Fosamax plus d (127 people, 21.38%)
  3. Omeprazole (56 people, 9.43%)
  4. Folic acid (54 people, 9.09%)
  5. Prednisone (46 people, 7.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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