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 Prednisone, and have Osteoporosis . We study 67,248 people who have side effects while taking Fosamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,499 have Rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis and more.
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Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Fosamax 67,621 users)
Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, injection site erythema, joint pain (latest reports from 212,673 Rheumatoid arthritis patients).
On Jul, 27, 2016
67,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 2,499 people (3.72%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a 61 yr. old female. I was given alendronate sodium 70 mg. weekly dose. Stopped taking it after 7 weeks because of itching in my neck. Now almost 1 month later, the itching has intensified and even keeps me up at night. Cortisone injection as well as oral itch pills have not helped. Desperate for insight. I see a dermatologist in a week.
Helping a friend who can not ask this herself. My friend has ongoing finger joint pain, and when it flares one finger joint in particular pains like an SOB. She tells me she's tried many things to no avail. I wonder if someone can direct me to a good resource, or your own good ideas, to deal ...
This is for my father. Shortly after starting methotrexate injections and cortisone for Rheumatoid arthritis my father started having language difficulties and now has dementia. He was diagnosed with Pick's disease. Could it be caused by these drugs? He is still taking them.
I've lost 30 pounds since I started taking sulfasalazine 4 months ago. I stopped the med last week but I haven't gained any weight back yet. I actually lost a few more pounds since I stopped taking it. I am very underweight now. Has anyone had this happen to them, and how long did it take to ...
I am a 61 yr. old female. I was given alendronate sodium 70 mg. weekly dose. Stopped taking it after 7 weeks because of itching in my neck. Now almost 1 month later, the itching has intensified and even keeps me up at night. Cortisone injection as well as oral itch pills have not helped. ...
I was officially diagnosed July 2015. So now it is officially one year. I have had an incredibly difficult time finding meds that do not make me sick. I have been on Methotrexate, Lefludomide, Hydroxychloriquine, Pregabalin, Humira, Orencia....I also added several other conditions ie CAD and Non ...
Hi, I have bee on fosamax for 9 yeats, basically unchecked. I even asked my doctor from time to time about the side effects and she said BRONJ was very rare and I needed to treat my osteopena. Last Friday I was diagnosed with BRONJ PHASE 2,I had minor gum surgery a year ago and it never ...
Hi was diagnosed with ra in May of 2016. I am 50 and have urinary incontinence. I don't think it's from meds because I have had it before diagnosis. I also think I had ra for 5 years before being diagnosed.
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