Review: could Fosamax cause Fluid retention?
Summary: Fluid retention 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, 355 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention 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)
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,437 Fluid retention patients)
On Mar, 7, 2015: 69,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 355 people (0.51%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Fosamax when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||0.47%||10.19%||14.69%||23.93%||13.03%||31.75%||5.92% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Fosamax * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.14%||14.14%||5.80%||27.30%||52.62% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Fosamax ** :
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (355 people, 100.00%)
- Osteopenia (271 people, 76.34%)
- Bone disorder (79 people, 22.25%)
- Jaw fracture (78 people, 21.97%)
- Seasonal allergy (42 people, 11.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax plus d (221 people, 62.25%)
- Lasix (128 people, 36.06%)
- [therapy unspecified] (111 people, 31.27%)
- Lidocaine (104 people, 29.30%)
- Oxycontin (100 people, 28.17%)
* 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:
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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