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

Posted 18 Jul 2012 by sara12345 43 answers

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.

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

Posted 22 Sep 2012 by Tobeleh 2 answers

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 ...

What is the difference between fosamax and actonel?

Posted 22 Nov 2011 by rose51 2 answers

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

Posted 9 Feb 2013 by Vivianne Marie 3 answers

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.

I take Synthroid every morning at 6. Then take weekly dose of Fosamax at 8 am before breakfast?

Posted 14 May 2010 by CnK 2 answers

Does this regimen hinder the absorption of either Synthroid or Fosamax. I wait at least an hour after taking Fosamax before eating breakfast. Also I have recently had thyroidectomy and radiation treatment for thyroid cancer (within the last 6 months). Should I be taking Fosamax at all because of ...

How long do the side effects of fosamax last?

Posted 8 Jul 2016 by Marie0914 2 answers

Leg and jaw pain.

What medications are available to treat osteoporosis?

Posted 11 days ago 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

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

Posted 4 Mar 2010 by Karen2010 1 answer

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 ...

Does taking levothyroxine and fosamax reduce absorbtion or effectiveness of either?

Posted 25 Apr 2015 by jobibs48 1 answer

Doc said onky 5 per cent absorbed.

Fosamax Pain In Joints and Bones?

Posted 3 Apr 2017 by letters2mary 2 answers

For persons who have experienced pain in joints and bones with taking Fosamax, did those symptoms subside when you stopped the drug? How long was it before you returned to normal? Did you have lasting conditions?

Doctor has suggested Fosamax or Boniva to slow bone loss, what about progesterone?

Posted 19 Feb 2012 by onij 4 answers

My mom is taking 40MG of Cortef and her doctor has recommended she take Fosanex or Boniva to slow the process of bone loss. My concern is the possible side effects of these two medications. I read that Progestrone may be used instead. Any opinions?

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