A study for a 69 year old woman who takes Alendronic Acid - from FDA reports


Summary

22,766 females aged 69 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 69 year old female patient who has Osteoporosis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Mar, 20, 2017

22,766 females aged 69 (±5) who takes Alendronic Acid are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Alendronic Acid for a 69-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 69
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Osteoporosis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Alendronic Acid (alendronate sodium)
  • Side effects: Dyspnoea Exertional, Fatigue, Itchiness

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Dyspnoea Exertional: 180 (0.79% of females aged 69 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Fatigue: 1,306 (5.74% of females aged 69 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Itchiness: 391 (1.72% of females aged 69 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (7,713 people, 33.88%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2,398 people, 10.53%)
  • Osteopenia (1,658 people, 7.28%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1,450 people, 6.37%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1,065 people, 4.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (1,607 people, 7.06%)
  • Synthroid (1,509 people, 6.63%)
  • Prednisone (1,408 people, 6.18%)
  • Folic Acid (1,362 people, 5.98%)
  • Lipitor (1,278 people, 5.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (3,155 people, 13.86%)
  • Fall (2,806 people, 12.33%)
  • Aseptic Necrosis (2,125 people, 9.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1,886 people, 8.28%)
  • Joint Pain (1,845 people, 8.10%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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