Could Fosamax cause Insomnia - from FDA reports
Insomnia 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 . We study 81,353 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA. Among them, 3,498 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Fosamax 82,159 users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,025 Insomnia patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
81,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 3,498 people (4.3%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fosamax when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 2.77 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.98 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.65 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.92 %
- 5 - 10 years: 34.31 %
- 10+ years: 9.86 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Fosamax *:
- female: 91.47 %
- male: 8.53 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Fosamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.04 %
- 10-19: 0.18 %
- 20-29: 0.25 %
- 30-39: 1.49 %
- 40-49: 10.84 %
- 50-59: 34.08 %
- 60+: 53.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (2,173 people, 62.12%)
- Osteopenia (1,108 people, 31.68%)
- High Blood Pressure (235 people, 6.72%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (200 people, 5.72%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (164 people, 4.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Alendronate Sodium (493 people, 14.09%)
- Synthroid (364 people, 10.41%)
- Boniva (287 people, 8.20%)
- Prilosec (266 people, 7.60%)
- Premarin (256 people, 7.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (1,553 people, 44.40%)
- Depression (1,525 people, 43.60%)
- Fall (1,495 people, 42.74%)
- Femur Fracture (1,426 people, 40.77%)
- Osteoarthritis (1,302 people, 37.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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