Fosamax and Colitis - from FDA reports
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 Alendronate Sodium, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Colitis 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.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Apr, 18, 2017
82,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 483 people (0.58%) have Colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fosamax when people have Colitis *:
- < 1 month: 3.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.07 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 23.53 %
- 5 - 10 years: 36.2 %
- 10+ years: 19.0 %
Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Fosamax *:
- female: 94.44 %
- male: 5.56 %
Age of people who have Colitis when taking Fosamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.6 %
- 20-29: 0.27 %
- 30-39: 5.05 %
- 40-49: 7.45 %
- 50-59: 32.18 %
- 60+: 53.46 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (281 people, 58.18%)
- Osteopenia (116 people, 24.02%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (49 people, 10.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (47 people, 9.73%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (42 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Alendronate Sodium (73 people, 15.11%)
- Boniva (63 people, 13.04%)
- Synthroid (49 people, 10.14%)
- Vitamins (45 people, 9.32%)
- Prednisone (45 people, 9.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (254 people, 52.59%)
- Femur Fracture (225 people, 46.58%)
- Osteoarthritis (212 people, 43.89%)
- Depression (181 people, 37.47%)
- Stress And Anxiety (171 people, 35.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Colitis when taking Fosamax?
Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Fosamax 83,491 users)
Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with acne, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, malignant melanoma (latest reports from 22,009 Colitis patients).
Browse all side effects of Fosamaxa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with ColitisColitis
Could your condition cause ColitisColitis
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
Ear pain. ENT doctor seen twice finds nothing I have been on Fosamax many years with a 2-year break. I have been on it almost two years after a 2-year break and 4 months ago started with clogging ears that turned into ear pain.
I started out with severe osteoporosis in 2007.Thats when I had an upper back fracture. I was given anti-inflammatories, in a short period of time I got a bleeding ulcer from meds , then I was placed on pain pills. I saw a knee surgeon both knees need replaced, I was 56 at the time , surgeon ...
I had severe hair loss from Fosamax and also change in hair texture (from coarse hair to very silky soft hair). I was on for 7 years when all of this happened to me. Has this happened to anyone else and did your hair texture and new growth come back and how long did it take.
You may be interested in these reviews
I take Fosamax the generic , I have breast implants , I had my yearly mammogram , they seen white calcifications , now to rule out cancer have to go for a biopcy . I hope that I don't have cancer of course but I hope it isn't the Fosamax either . I've been getting my mammograms since 2012 in the ...
I have been on alendronate sodium 70 mg since last year. Last month i noticed bald spots on my head. I have long dark hair and i stopped using it when i noticed them. I was wondering if it gets out of my system will my hair come back?
Judt started taking fosamax mid January for ostroporosis. Now I am developing pain and numbness in mh fingrrs at night. Should I take glucosamine? Could thrir be a nevative interaction takinh both drugs togethef?