Alendronate sodium and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation 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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Alendronate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,331 people who have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

24,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium.
Among them, 1,059 people (4.35%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alendronate sodium cause Constipation?

Time on Alendronate sodium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 4.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 31.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.55 %
  • 10+ years: 1.91 %

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

  • female: 90.62 %
  • male: 9.38 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 1.21 %
  • 30-39: 3.79 %
  • 40-49: 9.14 %
  • 50-59: 26.38 %
  • 60+: 59.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (95 people, 8.97%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (59 people, 5.57%)
  • Preventive Health Care (37 people, 3.49%)
  • Pain (37 people, 3.49%)
  • Hypothyroidism (37 people, 3.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (793 people, 74.88%)
  • Vitamins (97 people, 9.16%)
  • Fosamax Plus D (87 people, 8.22%)
  • Actonel (72 people, 6.80%)
  • Prednisone (61 people, 5.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (695 people, 65.63%)
  • Fall (526 people, 49.67%)
  • Osteoarthritis (524 people, 49.48%)
  • Low Turnover Osteopathy (376 people, 35.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (374 people, 35.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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