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Review: could Alendronate cause Heart palpitations?

We study 17,576 people who have side effects while taking Alendronate from FDA and social media. Among them, 248 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Alendronate sodium

Alendronate sodium (latest outcomes from 17,819 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,660 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 20, 2014: 17,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 248 people (1.41%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.08% of all the 314,527 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Alendronate sodium reports

Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations6.67%15.15%37.58%37.58%3.03%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Alendronate sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%0.70%0.00%18.18%30.77%50.35%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Alendronate sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (212 people, 85.48%)
  2. Osteopenia (151 people, 60.89%)
  3. Hypertension (38 people, 15.32%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (24 people, 9.68%)
  5. Essential hypertension (17 people, 6.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (219 people, 88.31%)
  2. Fosamax plus d (81 people, 32.66%)
  3. Synthroid (30 people, 12.10%)
  4. Boniva (29 people, 11.69%)
  5. Prednisone (26 people, 10.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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