Fosamax and Bone lesion - from FDA reports


Summary

Bone lesion is found among people who take Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Bone lesion with Fosamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,667 people who have side effects when taking Fosamax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

82,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 565 people (0.68%) have Bone Lesion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fosamax cause Bone lesion?

Time on Fosamax when people have Bone Lesion *:

  • < 1 month: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.43 %
  • 10+ years: 11.51 %

Gender of people who have Bone Lesion when taking Fosamax *:

  • female: 82.09 %
  • male: 17.91 %

Age of people who have Bone Lesion when taking Fosamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.88 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.94 %
  • 40-49: 16.94 %
  • 50-59: 30.12 %
  • 60+: 46.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (307 people, 54.34%)
  • Osteopenia (105 people, 18.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 9.38%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (33 people, 5.84%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (32 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (247 people, 43.72%)
  • Aredia (143 people, 25.31%)
  • Aspirin (101 people, 17.88%)
  • Synthroid (87 people, 15.40%)
  • Percocet (85 people, 15.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (286 people, 50.62%)
  • Pain (283 people, 50.09%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (254 people, 44.96%)
  • Fall (253 people, 44.78%)
  • Depression (247 people, 43.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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