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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 69,894 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

Fosamax (latest outcomes from 70,341 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain (latest reports from 618,523 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, depression.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 69,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 2,238 people (3.20%) have Abdominal Pain.

Trend of Abdominal pain in Fosamax reports

Time on Fosamax when people have Abdominal pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal pain4.53%8.03%7.69%16.98%24.04%29.64%9.10%

Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Fosamax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal pain0.00%0.00%1.40%1.23%3.59%14.36%26.78%52.65%

Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Fosamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (2,238 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteopenia (1,119 people, 50.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (227 people, 10.14%)
  4. Hypertension (226 people, 10.10%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (166 people, 7.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Alendronate sodium (578 people, 25.83%)
  2. Fosamax plus d (418 people, 18.68%)
  3. Synthroid (416 people, 18.59%)
  4. Aspirin (407 people, 18.19%)
  5. Actonel (385 people, 17.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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