5'8" Need help with cost. Fosamex is generic priced. Need help! Live clean lifestyle.
56 yr male. Hips -2.8 Spine -3.9! On 2nd dose Fosamax. Fear it will not work or be too slow. 142#?
Added 7 Jan 2011:
considering Forteo. Most interested in feedback on Forteo. Can't afford any more bone loss and this is where I need financial options.
Sorry we have taken so long to answer your question.
Have you looked into any patient assisted programs?
The company who manufactures Fosamax may be able to help.
Merck & Co., Inc.
Merck & Co., Inc.,
1 Merck Access Drive
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Phone: (908) 423-1000
Patient Assistance Program: http://www.merck.com/merckhelps/
Here is a link to people who have tried forteo:
All the best.
You have to be at -4.5 I believe to qualify for Forteo. I am on it because Actonel, Miacaltcin etc.. didn't help me, but I have extenuating circumstances. What does you doctor say? How long have you given Fosamx a try? It does take time you know. Is #142 the times you've taken it? Why are you on it? From steriod use or gene history? By the way I was on the others ofr 17 years & have had this since my 30's & now 64, Forteo is the last step my friend.
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