Fosamax and Rheumatoid arthritis - from FDA reports
Rheumatoid arthritis 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. This review analyzes which people have Rheumatoid arthritis 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 Apr, 30, 2017
82,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 1,621 people (1.96%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fosamax when people have Rheumatoid Arthritis *:
- < 1 month: 1.98 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.95 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.37 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 27.89 %
- 5 - 10 years: 39.21 %
- 10+ years: 12.6 %
Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Fosamax *:
- female: 90.84 %
- male: 9.16 %
Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Fosamax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.09 %
- 10-19: 0.26 %
- 20-29: 0.26 %
- 30-39: 2.56 %
- 40-49: 13.66 %
- 50-59: 26.17 %
- 60+: 57.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (1,002 people, 61.81%)
- Osteopenia (425 people, 26.22%)
- High Blood Pressure (122 people, 7.53%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (109 people, 6.72%)
- Hypothyroidism (63 people, 3.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Alendronate Sodium (231 people, 14.25%)
- Prednisone (211 people, 13.02%)
- Methotrexate (202 people, 12.46%)
- Enbrel (158 people, 9.75%)
- Synthroid (135 people, 8.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Femur Fracture (680 people, 41.95%)
- Fall (614 people, 37.88%)
- Osteoarthritis (571 people, 35.23%)
- High Blood Pressure (529 people, 32.63%)
- Depression (495 people, 30.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Fosamax?
Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Fosamax 83,486 users)
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