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Anyone tried Prolia for osteoporosis? If so, did you have any side effects from it?

I've had problems with Fosamax and can't take Boniva due to kidney failure. But the Prolia is a 6 month injection or infusion, so I'm concerned about side effects. Thanks for any input.

What medications are available to treat osteoporosis?

Can muscle, joint and bone pain with Fosamax be severe enough to be debilitating?

I was on Fosamax years ago for Osteopenia. Bone density exams showed improvement. After being on the drug for over five years studies came out suggesting that taking Fosamax for over five years was not a good idea. My GYN and I decided to take a break. A couple years after that I was struck with a... read more

What can be done about pain in the leg which comes on with use of Fosamax, what can I take instead?

I have had pain in the right leg for some time now. It appears with use of alendronate (Fosamax), and Evista. Any recommendation for a drug for osteoporosis that would not have this debilitating effect? I am included in the four percent who suffer this side effect with use of Fosamax.

How long do the side effects of fosamax last?

Leg and jaw pain.

Fosamax - Has anyone experienced severe fatigue with Fosamax?

I have osteoporosis, I have been on Fosamax for 6 weeks. I have muscle aches and joint pain which I can handle. I am having terrible fatigue with this. I sleep 7-8 hours at night and now have to take a 2-3 hour nap to make it through the day. Not sure if it is the medication or not but I know that... read more

After reading the reviews I don't want to take Prolia.What am I going to do?

I started osteoporosis at 39 and I'm now 66 My spines great but my hips are deteriorating according to my bone density I've already tried the Fosamax for 5 years and then went off as it doesn't do anything more than where it was but that was my mistake never go off Now they want to... read more

I am supposed to take Fosamax once a week, but I find that I frequently stop taking it because I?

crave a cup of coffee when I wake up in the morning. I also really dislike waking up and drinking a glass of water. Are we supposed to take Fosamax upon awaking to be certain that we have an empty stomach? What if I have coffee and breakfast and then not eat or drink for at least seven hours. Then... read more

Does anastrozole cause vulvodynia flare ups?

I started out on tamoxifen and Fosamax for existing bone density issues, but after about 7 months, developed blood clots, [DVT ]and was moved to anastrozole. Since then, my vulvodynia, for which I take gabapentin, has been flaring up, I am also having joint pain, hands & feet, since starting... read more

What would be the side effects of a double dose. my mother began treatment of Fosamax and took a?

... double dose of her weekly 70 mg dose when she forgot she had already taken it

Does fosamax cause you to put on weight?

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