Review: could Fosamax cause Bone lesion?
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.
We study 69,905 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 has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 70,351 Fosamax users)
Bone lesion (bone with abnormalities. bone lesions can result from growth formations, infections, or injuries) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, metastases to bone, osteoporosis, breast cancer, breast cancer metastatic. (latest reports from 3,157 Bone lesion patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 69,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 476 people (0.68%) have Bone Lesion.
Time on Fosamax when people have Bone lesion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone lesion||5.76%||8.10%||5.76%||20.26%||33.26%||18.12%||8.74% |
Age of people who have Bone lesion when taking Fosamax * :
|Bone lesion||0.00%||0.00%||9.11%||0.00%||6.43%||13.08%||30.84%||40.54% |
Severity of Bone lesion when taking Fosamax ** :
How people recovered from Bone lesion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (476 people, 100.00%)
- Osteopenia (251 people, 52.73%)
- Hypertension (85 people, 17.86%)
- Hypercalcaemia (82 people, 17.23%)
- Osteosclerosis (78 people, 16.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (229 people, 48.11%)
- Fosamax plus d (223 people, 46.85%)
- Synthroid (186 people, 39.08%)
- Aredia (137 people, 28.78%)
- Aspirin (127 people, 26.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- 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
- A study of side effects of Fosamax for a 63-year old woman with Osteoporosis Postmenopausal. The patient has Leg Cramping
- A study of side effects of Alendronate Sodium for a 79-year old woman with Bone Loss. The patient has Bone Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Alendronic Acid, Letrozole for a 66-year old woman with Osteopenia, Cancer - Breast. The patient has Dupuytren's Contracture, Hot Flushes
- A study of side effects of Fosamax for a 67-year old woman with Osteoporosis. The patient has Low Platelet Count
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
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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