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Review: could Fosamax cause Bone lesion?

Summary: Bone lesion could be caused by Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 69,878 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 476 have Bone lesion. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone lesion and more.

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Fosamax

Fosamax (latest outcomes from 70,323 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis, osteopenia. Commonly reported side effects of Fosamax include femur fracture, fall, aseptic necrosis, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.

Bone lesion

Bone lesion (bone with abnormalities. bone lesions can result from growth formations, infections, or injuries) (latest reports from 50,500 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 69,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 476 people (0.68%) have Bone Lesion. They amount to 0.95% of all the 50,298 people who have Bone Lesion on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone lesion in Fosamax reports

Time on Fosamax when people have Bone lesion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone lesion5.76%8.10%5.76%20.26%33.26%18.12%8.74%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone lesion0.00%0.00%9.11%0.00%6.43%13.08%30.84%40.54%

Severity of Bone lesion when taking Fosamax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Bone lesion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (476 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteopenia (251 people, 52.73%)
  3. Hypertension (85 people, 17.86%)
  4. Hypercalcaemia (82 people, 17.23%)
  5. Osteosclerosis (78 people, 16.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (229 people, 48.11%)
  2. Fosamax plus d (223 people, 46.85%)
  3. Synthroid (186 people, 39.08%)
  4. Aredia (137 people, 28.78%)
  5. Aspirin (127 people, 26.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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