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 11,564 people who have Osteoporosis from FDA , and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Dec, 21, 2017
11,564 people who have Osteoporosis and Weakness are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 1.25 %
- 40-49: 4.07 %
- 50-59: 15.47 %
- 60+: 78.53 %
Top co-existing conditions for these people *:
- Osteopenia (707 people, 6.11%)
- High Blood Pressure (703 people, 6.08%)
- Pain (451 people, 3.90%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (349 people, 3.02%)
- Depression (326 people, 2.82%)
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Forteo (6,409 people, 55.42%)
- Fosamax (2,423 people, 20.95%)
- Aspirin (710 people, 6.14%)
- Synthroid (707 people, 6.11%)
- Alendronate Sodium (583 people, 5.04%)
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Fatigue (3,170 people, 27.41%)
- Joint Pain (2,652 people, 22.93%)
- Fall (2,601 people, 22.49%)
- Nausea (2,598 people, 22.47%)
- Dizziness (2,559 people, 22.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.
Do you have Weakness and Osteoporosis?
- Check symptoms - is your weakness caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- Ask a question - ask a question related to the study
- Write a Post - share your experience related to the study
- More tools...
Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMeWeakness and Osteoporosis from FDA and eHealthMe reports
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) can be treated by Fosamax, Calcium, Vitamin d, Alendronate sodium, Actonel (latest reports from 182,298 Osteoporosis patients)
Weakness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 303,648 Weakness patients).
Browse all symptoms of Osteoporosisa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Could your drugs cause WeaknessWeakness
Other conditions that could case WeaknessWeakness
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Ko KD, Cho BL, "Risedronate-related Localized Amnesia in an Elderly Patient with Osteoporosis", Journal of the Korean Geriatrics Society, 2012 Dec .
- Hirschmann S, Gibel A, Tsvelikhovsky I, Lisker A, "Late-Onset Psychosis and Risedronate Treatment for Osteoporosis: A Case Report", Clinical schizophrenia & related psychoses, 2013 May .
- Lee WY, Sun LM, Lin MC, Liang JA, Chang SN, Sung FC, Muo CH, Kao CH, "A higher dosage of oral alendronate will increase the subsequent cancer risk of osteoporosis patients in Taiwan: a population-based cohort study", PloS one, 2012 Dec .
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
Someone at the doctor's office changed the amount I was being given of the Lisinopril from 40 mg., to 10 mg. After this I started falling. Doctor said it is not in the records who had changed the dose. Pharmacist said it was this change that increased the weakness in my arms and legs. Doctor ...
I'm a 68-year old male with prostate cancer and osteoporosis. My doctors are pushing for me to take Prolia for osteoporosis (T= -3). The side effects of bisphosphonates are scary. Are there any viable alternatives?
I have been recently given a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. I had an atypical presentation with muscle pains in my thighs and later on wrist swelling. No joint pains or stiffness. Probably very early still. I am taking low dose steroids and MTX. The muscle pains improved but I developed ...
I am asking if others find this problem a norm? I am supposedly in the age group that has the most probable chance for this problem at 71. Of course the other provkem is the price of eliquis. First month was $409.55 This New Year.
You may be interested in these posts
My husband has been on Trevino for 6 months. His A1C has dramatically improved but the fatigue and weakness that started 4 months ago has completely destroyed his quality of life. I have been to 2 neurologists, physical therapy and spent thousands of dollars trying to figure out what is wrong ...
I was prescribed Fosomax approx 15 years ago then ceased when told it was not to be taken for longer than 5 years. Following cessation of Fosomax I took no drugs for Osteoporosis. Then, approximately 3 years ago was prescribed Prolia and had a terrible reaction including urinary tract ...
I have been in eliquis just a few months and my thigh muscles have lost a lot if strength. Arm muscles also weaker also. The legs are much worse. I have had leg artery blocked several times so eliquis and plavix are now with me probably forever. I am 71 now so at 71 maybe forever isn't long.