A study for a 72 year old woman who takes Alendronate Sodium - from FDA reports

Summary

24,863 females aged 72 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 72 year old female patient who has Osteoporosis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



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On Apr, 14, 2019

24,863 females aged 72 (±5) who take Alendronate Sodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Alendronate Sodium for a 72-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 72
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Osteoporosis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Alendronate Sodium (alendronate sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Femur fracture
  5. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  6. Dizziness
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Fever
  9. Urinary tract infection
  10. High blood pressure
1 - 6 months:
  1. Femur fracture
  2. Fall
  3. Joint pain
  4. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  5. Stress and anxiety
  6. Pain in extremity
  7. Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
  8. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  9. Depression
  10. Chest pain
6 - 12 months:
  1. Femur fracture
  2. Fall
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  5. High blood pressure
  6. Tooth disorder (tooth disease)
  7. High blood cholesterol
  8. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  9. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  10. Joint pain
1 - 2 years:
  1. Fall
  2. Femur fracture
  3. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  4. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  5. High blood pressure
  6. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  7. Tooth disorder (tooth disease)
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Joint pain
  10. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Fall
  2. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  3. Femur fracture
  4. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  5. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  6. High blood pressure
  7. Depression
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  10. Arthropathy
5 - 10 years:
  1. Femur fracture
  2. Fall
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  5. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  6. Stress and anxiety
  7. Tooth disorder (tooth disease)
  8. High blood cholesterol
  9. Depression
  10. Low turnover osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone)
10+ years:
  1. Femur fracture
  2. Fall
  3. High blood pressure
  4. High blood cholesterol
  5. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  6. Impaired healing
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Tooth disorder (tooth disease)
  9. Low turnover osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone)
  10. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
not specified:
  1. Fall
  2. Femur fracture
  3. Joint pain
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. High blood pressure
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Weakness
  9. Pain
  10. Breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2,657 people, 10.69%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 1,724 people, 6.93%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 1,159 people, 4.66%
  4. Pain : 622 people, 2.50%
  5. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 530 people, 2.13%
  6. Preventive Health Care : 480 people, 1.93%
  7. Depression : 436 people, 1.75%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 434 people, 1.75%
  9. Diabetes : 359 people, 1.44%
  10. Asthma : 357 people, 1.44%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid (1,630 people, 6.56%)
  2. Methotrexate (1,480 people, 5.95%)
  3. Lipitor (1,396 people, 5.61%)
  4. Prednisone (1,302 people, 5.24%)
  5. Folic Acid (1,296 people, 5.21%)
  6. Aspirin (1,254 people, 5.04%)
  7. Humira (980 people, 3.94%)
  8. Enbrel (917 people, 3.69%)
  9. Omeprazole (863 people, 3.47%)
  10. Calcium (863 people, 3.47%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.


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