Review: could Fosamax cause Colitis?
Summary: Colitis 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 Fosamax plus d, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 69,904 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 470 have Colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Colitis 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)
Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 15,681 Colitis patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 69,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 470 people (0.67%) have Colitis.
Time on Fosamax when people have Colitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Colitis when taking Fosamax * :
Severity of Colitis when taking Fosamax ** :
How people recovered from Colitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (470 people, 100.00%)
- Osteopenia (377 people, 80.21%)
- Hypertension (125 people, 26.60%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (108 people, 22.98%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (89 people, 18.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax plus d (231 people, 49.15%)
- Alendronate sodium (213 people, 45.32%)
- [therapy unspecified] (193 people, 41.06%)
- Prilosec (157 people, 33.40%)
- Boniva (145 people, 30.85%)
* 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 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 (decrease of platelets in blood)
- A study of side effects of Alendronate Sodium for a 80-year old woman with Osteoporosis. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Copaxone, Ritalin, Zoloft, Alendronate Sodium for a 64-year old woman with MS, Fatigue, Depression, Osteoporosis. The patient has Sore Tongue, Dry Mouth
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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