Review: could Alendronate sodium cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations is found among people who take Alendronate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 17,588 people who have side effects while taking Alendronate sodium 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 has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 17,832 Alendronate sodium users)
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,154 Heart palpitations patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 17,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium. Among them, 248 people (1.41%) have Heart Palpitations.
Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||6.67%||15.15%||37.58%||37.58%||3.03%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Alendronate sodium * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.70%||0.00%||18.18%||30.77%||50.35% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Alendronate sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (212 people, 85.48%)
- Osteopenia (151 people, 60.89%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 15.32%)
- Hypothyroidism (24 people, 9.68%)
- Essential hypertension (17 people, 6.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (219 people, 88.31%)
- Fosamax plus d (81 people, 32.66%)
- Synthroid (30 people, 12.10%)
- Boniva (29 people, 11.69%)
- Prednisone (26 people, 10.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Amlodipine Maleate; Benazepril Hydrochloride, Doxazosin Mesylate, Atenolol for a 67-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears, Swollen Belly, Aches And Pains In Bones, Eye Allergy, Palpitations
- A study of side effects of Meclizine for a 38-year old woman with Motion Sickness. The patient has Blood Pressure Increased, Vomiting Of Medication, Heart Pounding Or Racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
- A study of side effects of Elmiron for a 8-year old girl with Interstitial Cystitis (IC). The patient has Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
- A study of side effects of Fosamax for a 63-year old woman with Osteoporosis Postmenopausal. The patient has Leg Cramping
- A study of drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate, Clonidine Hydrochloride for a 63-year old man with Bloodpreasure, Blood Pressure Increased. The patient has Irregular Heartbeat
Recent Alendronate sodium related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Alendronate Sodium, Risedronate Sodium, Ibandronate Sodium for a 74-year old woman who has Osteoporosis Post-menopausal
- Comparions of Ibandronate Sodium, Alendronate Sodium, Risedronate Sodium, Actonel for a 72-year old woman who has Osteoporosis
- Comparions of Boniva, Fosamax Plus D, Fosamax, Prolia for a 63-year old woman who has Osteoporosis Post-menopausal
- Comparions of Actonel, Fosamax, Prolia, Forteo for a 71-year old woman who has Vertebral Compression Fractures
- Comparions of Fosamax, Xgeva for a 46-year old woman who has Osteoporotic Fracture
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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