Fosamax and Colitis - from FDA reports


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 Alendronate Sodium, and have High blood cholesterol. 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.

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On Jul, 20, 2017

82,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 531 people (0.64%) have Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fosamax cause Colitis?

Time on Fosamax when people have Colitis *:

  • < 1 month: 5.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.02 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 28.92 %
  • 10+ years: 18.07 %

Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Fosamax *:

  • female: 94.37 %
  • male: 5.63 %

Age of people who have Colitis when taking Fosamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.44 %
  • 20-29: 0.24 %
  • 30-39: 4.56 %
  • 40-49: 7.67 %
  • 50-59: 29.98 %
  • 60+: 56.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (49 people, 9.23%)
  • High Blood Pressure (47 people, 8.85%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (42 people, 7.91%)
  • Depression (26 people, 4.90%)
  • Breast Cancer (24 people, 4.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Alendronate Sodium (73 people, 13.75%)
  • Boniva (63 people, 11.86%)
  • Synthroid (51 people, 9.60%)
  • Prednisone (50 people, 9.42%)
  • Prilosec (47 people, 8.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (254 people, 47.83%)
  • Femur Fracture (225 people, 42.37%)
  • Depression (181 people, 34.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (171 people, 32.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (165 people, 31.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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