Review: could Fosamax cause Pelvic Pain?


Summary

Pelvic pain 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 Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 74,348 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 305 have Pelvic pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Pelvic pain and more.

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Fosamax

Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Fosamax 75,024 users)

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, stress and anxiety, memory loss, chest pain, pulmonary embolism (latest reports from 8,385 Pelvic pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

74,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 305 people (0.41%) have Pelvic Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fosamax cause Pelvic pain?

Time on Fosamax when people have Pelvic Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 6.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 35.59 %
  • 10+ years: 5.08 %

Gender of people who have Pelvic Pain when taking Fosamax *:

  • female: 93.36 %
  • male: 6.64 %

Age of people who have Pelvic Pain when taking Fosamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 2.03 %
  • 30-39: 0.81 %
  • 40-49: 15.85 %
  • 50-59: 38.62 %
  • 60+: 42.28 %

Severity if Pelvic Pain when taking Fosamax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (165 people)
  • Osteopenia (118 people)
  • Breast Cancer (31 people)
  • Prophylaxis (19 people)
  • Hypertension (19 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (71 people)
  • Alendronate Sodium (45 people)
  • Prevacid (40 people)
  • Aspirin (40 people)
  • Celebrex (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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