Review: could Fosamax cause Abdominal pain?
Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Alendronate sodium, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 69,905 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,839 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 70,351 Fosamax users)
Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,282 Abdominal pain patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 69,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 2,238 people (3.20%) have Abdominal Pain.
Time on Fosamax when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||4.53%||8.03%||7.69%||16.98%||24.04%||29.64%||9.10% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Fosamax * :
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||0.00%||1.40%||1.23%||3.59%||14.36%||26.78%||52.65% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Fosamax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (2,238 people, 100.00%)
- Osteopenia (1,119 people, 50.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (227 people, 10.14%)
- Hypertension (226 people, 10.10%)
- Hypothyroidism (166 people, 7.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Alendronate sodium (578 people, 25.83%)
- Fosamax plus d (418 people, 18.68%)
- Synthroid (416 people, 18.59%)
- Aspirin (407 people, 18.19%)
- Actonel (385 people, 17.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Xarelto for a 49-year old man with Peripheral Vascular Disease. The patient has Abdominal Pain, Blood In Stool
- A study of side effects of Quetiapine Fumarate for a 20-year old woman with Miscarriage. The patient has Depression, Dark Circles Under Eyes, Yellow Skin, Stomach Pain, Irritability, Decreased Appetite, Headache, Nausea
- A study of side effects of Vitamin C for a 45-year old man with Flu. The patient has Dermatitis Atopic, Abdominal Pain Aggravated, Rosacea, Hypercholesterolaemia Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Baclofen, Neurontin, Ibuprofen, Lipitor, Topamax, Niacin, Paxil CR, Alendronate Sodium, Clopidogrel for a 56-year old woman with Backaches And Stress, Seizures, Complicated Migraine, Total Cholesterol, Depression, Osteoporosis, Pad. The patient has Migraine, Brittle Bone Disease, Slurred Speech, Numbness
Recent Fosamax 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
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