Fosamax and Appendix disorder - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 102,220 people who have side effects when taking Fosamax. Appendix disorder is found, especially among people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Alendronate sodium and have Hypothyroidism.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Fosamax and have Appendix disorder. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
102,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Fosamax.
Among them, 561 people (0.55%) have Appendix disorder.
What is Fosamax?
Fosamax has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is used in osteoporosis. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 103,235 Fosamax users.
What is Appendix disorder?
Appendix disorder is found to be associated with 632 drugs and 376 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 2,021 people who have Appendix disorder.
Number of Fosamax and Appendix disorder reports submitted per year:
Time on Fosamax when people have Appendix disorder *:
Gender of people who have Appendix disorder when taking Fosamax*:
Age of people who have Appendix disorder when taking Fosamax *:
Common drugs people take besides Fosamax *:
Common side effects people have besides Appendix disorder *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Fosamax and have Appendix disorder?Check whether Appendix disorder is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Stuckey BG, Sallie R, "Alendronate-induced unmasking or deterioration of coeliac disease: a case series", Osteoporosis International, 2015 Jan .
- 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 .
Fosamax side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Fosamax side effects (103,235 reports)
Appendix disorder treatments and more:
- Appendix disorder (2,021 reports)
Common drugs associated with Appendix disorder:
- Fosamax: 561 reports
- Alendronate sodium: 207 reports
- Prednisone: 158 reports
- Humira: 133 reports
- Methotrexate: 124 reports
- Vitamins: 118 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Appendix disorder:
- Appendix disorder (632 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Appendix disorder:
- Osteoporosis: 464 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Appendix disorder:
- Appendix disorder (376 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on alendronate sodium (the active ingredients of Fosamax) and Fosamax (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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