Review: could Prolia cause High Cholesterol?


Summary

High cholesterol is found among people who take Prolia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Calcium, and have Osteoporosis postmenopausal . We study 32,270 people who have side effects while taking Prolia from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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Prolia

Prolia has active ingredients of denosumab. It is often used in osteoporosis post-menopausal. (latest outcomes from Prolia 32,357 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with skin blushing/flushing, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, joint pain (latest reports from 236,104 High cholesterol patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

32,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Prolia.
Among them, 252 people (0.78%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prolia cause High cholesterol?

Time on Prolia when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Prolia *:

  • female: 95.04 %
  • male: 4.96 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Prolia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.26 %
  • 50-59: 18.64 %
  • 60+: 79.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis Postmenopausal (124 people, 49.21%)
  • Osteoporosis (50 people, 19.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people, 5.95%)
  • Osteopenia (11 people, 4.37%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (7 people, 2.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (30 people, 11.90%)
  • Vitamin D /00107901/ (19 people, 7.54%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 4.76%)
  • Synthroid (10 people, 3.97%)
  • Acetaminophen. (9 people, 3.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (54 people, 21.43%)
  • Back Pain (51 people, 20.24%)
  • Arthralgia (44 people, 17.46%)
  • Pain (27 people, 10.71%)
  • Myalgia (27 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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