Osteoporosis and Weakness - from FDA reports

Weakness is found among people with Osteoporosis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Forteo and have Osteopenia. This review analyzes which people have Weakness with Osteoporosis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,550 people who have Osteoporosis from FDA , and is updated regularly.

On Jun, 29, 2018

11,550 people who have Osteoporosis and Weakness are studied.

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Gender of people who have Osteoporosis and experience Weakness *:

  • female: 91.16 %
  • male: 8.84 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis and experience Weakness *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 1.24 %
  • 40-49: 4.05 %
  • 50-59: 15.45 %
  • 60+: 78.57 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 707 people, 6.12%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 703 people, 6.09%
  3. Pain: 451 people, 3.90%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 349 people, 3.02%
  5. Depression: 326 people, 2.82%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Forteo: 6,405 people, 55.45%
  2. Fosamax: 2,414 people, 20.90%
  3. Aspirin: 710 people, 6.15%
  4. Synthroid: 707 people, 6.12%
  5. Alendronate Sodium: 583 people, 5.05%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3,166 people, 27.41%
  2. Joint Pain: 2,651 people, 22.95%
  3. Fall: 2,600 people, 22.51%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,594 people, 22.46%
  5. Dizziness: 2,557 people, 22.14%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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