Review: could Fosamax cause Colitis?
Summary: Colitis could be caused by Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Fosamax plus d, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 69,856 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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On Apr, 15, 2014: 69,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 470 people (0.67%) have Colitis. They amount to 0.56% of all the 83,588 people who have Colitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Fosamax when people have Colitis * :
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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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