Actonel and Jaundice - from FDA reports

Jaundice is found among people who take Actonel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,953 people who have side effects when taking Actonel from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 13, 2018

23,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel.
Among them, 92 people (0.38%) have Jaundice

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actonel cause Jaundice?

Time on Actonel when people have Jaundice *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Jaundice when taking Actonel *:

  • female: 78.89 %
  • male: 21.11 %

Age of people who have Jaundice when taking Actonel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.67 %
  • 60+: 73.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 11 people, 11.96%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 10 people, 10.87%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 7 people, 7.61%
  4. Diabetes: 7 people, 7.61%
  5. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (haemoglobin in the urine): 6 people, 6.52%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 12 people, 13.04%
  2. Torsemide: 11 people, 11.96%
  3. Fosamax: 9 people, 9.78%
  4. Lipitor: 8 people, 8.70%
  5. Premarin: 8 people, 8.70%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Blood Bilirubin Increased: 22 people, 23.91%
  2. Weakness: 20 people, 21.74%
  3. Fever: 19 people, 20.65%
  4. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased: 18 people, 19.57%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 17 people, 18.48%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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