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Review: could Fosamax cause Pelvic pain?

Summary: Pelvic pain is found among people who take Fosamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Fosamax plus d, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 69,898 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 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 70,347 Fosamax users)

Pelvic pain

Pelvic pain has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, pain, depression. (latest reports from 6,957 Pelvic pain patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 69,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax. Among them, 316 people (0.45%) have Pelvic Pain.

Trend of Pelvic pain in Fosamax reports

Time on Fosamax when people have Pelvic pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pelvic pain3.33%5.99%8.20%20.40%26.83%29.05%6.21%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pelvic pain0.00%0.00%0.00%2.87%0.36%15.26%40.93%40.57%

Severity of Pelvic pain when taking Fosamax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pelvic pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pelvic pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (316 people, 100.00%)
  2. Osteopenia (316 people, 100.00%)
  3. Hypertension (55 people, 17.41%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (54 people, 17.09%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (33 people, 10.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax plus d (209 people, 66.14%)
  2. Alendronate sodium (124 people, 39.24%)
  3. Prilosec (91 people, 28.80%)
  4. Prevacid (84 people, 26.58%)
  5. Actonel (79 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Ann on Oct, 18, 2012:

    70 year old female, in FL, have taken fosamax for several years until it was making me sick, then switched to Actonel and stomach problems prompted me to switch to Boniva. Not sure if that is my problem but the less I eat the less I hurt, am down to eating pureed veg soup, protein & nutritional shakes, baby food, yogurt, applesauce, pudding, bananas, pureed veg soup, etc. After reading this will stop the Bonivia. I have very intense pain if I eat any solid food. It is the pits, quality of life has been reduced drastically. Diag: gastroparesis

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