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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 ...

Prolia update on the lingering side effects of this horrible drug !!?

Posted 2 Nov 2015 by Joey V 3 answers

Still suffering from side effects of Prolia shot given to me for osteopenia . Just a warning again, this is a terrible drug for Osteoperosis or Ostepinia . It was originally used and is still used for bone cancer patients!! The drug company Amgen should have to account for promoting Prolia for ...

Should 40mg dosage be tapered after 5 days of use?

Posted 11 Jun 2017 by LLCraig 1 answer

I have hypothyroidism, am pre diabetic, and have osteopenia. I recently was given 20mg pills of prednisone, 2 pills daily (40mg)for contact dermatitis, possibly poison oak. My dosage of prednisone is for 5 days no tapering. My rash continues to spread though only one large blister is oozing on my ...

Synthroid and osteoporosis?

Posted 15 Apr 2012 by grglo5 2 answers

My mother had severe osteoporosis and was on synthroid(levothyroxin) for many years. I, also, have osteopenia and have been on it for about 10 years. Is there a better alternative? Also have glaucoma and on an eye drop beta blocker... any reaction with synthroid? I am 69 years old. I am worried ...

Norflex - Is it better or same as gabapentin?

Posted 10 Nov 2016 by Bad gene pool 2 answers

Am having sciatica pain from S1 and L5 lower back and down right leg. Am diabetic and alpha 1 and osteopenia

I have degenerative disc disease in my neck. Please help.

Posted 30 Oct 2009 by kaydar 3 answers

(C3-4,C4-5) with osteophyte formation and sclerosis on. C5 and then from below C7 in several discs all the way down to my tailbone, including my tail bone, and also a bulge on my tailbone. Everywhere that I have the Degenerative disease I also have either osteo-phyte formation or osteo-artritis. In ...

Will pantoprazole inhibit the absorption of calcium and vitamin d into the body?

Posted 20 May 2012 by tcelentano 1 answer

I have been taking pantroprazole for 10 years or more and was just diagnosed with advanced osteopenia. I am 48 years old and in good physical condition. I am 5'6", I weigh 127 pounds and have a good diet. I am very physically active.

Is eating a high fiber cereal (14 g fiber) OK while taking 50mcg levothyroxin before b-fast?

Posted 28 May 2013 by 49er 2 answers

I am almost 64 and female and have just started taking a med for low thyroid levels. Also, would having 550 g of calcium (from juice and almond milk) be too much calcium for b-fast? I am now taking my multivitamin, calcium supplement, and Vitamin D3 tablet for lunch.

I was just diagnosed with osteopenia, what is best bone drug?

Posted 15 Oct 2010 by marianne1927 2 answers

My other medications are nexium, levothyroxine, benicar, carvedilol, klonopin, wellbutrin sr, and pristiq.

My daughter had one year of lupron daily then monthly injections for precocious puberty when she was

Posted 12 Oct 2012 by Carens Mom 1 answer

... nine years old. She is now 33 and has been having chronic fatigue for about five years. The latest round of tests shows that she has bone loss in both femurs. One loss is enough to be osteopenia and the other femur is .1 away from it. She had the lupron injections in the front of her upper leg ...

Does anyone have issues getting Medicare or Medicare Advantage coverage for their meds?

Posted 21 Nov 2016 by BooBoo76 2 answers

I have suffered for more than 10 yrs from chronic pain due to occipital neuralgia, severe muscle pain, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, I have osteopenia in lower back, also have herniated and bulging disks in lower back and upper cervical spine. Have degenerative disk disease for more than 30 yrs. ...

I already have osteoporosis of spine, osteopenia of hips. What are my chances of them worsening?

Posted 23 Jul 2010 by cbstories06 1 answer

I am 63. Take 1000 mg of Epitol for seizures daily. Last 12 months on Fosamax which helped DEXA results improve for first time ever. What are my chances of drug interaction or more propensity to seizures. Mine are idiopathic, mostly petit mal.

Would fortical be sufficient to treat Osteopenia or would fosamax be better?

Posted 7 Nov 2010 by Anne Haines 1 answer

My bone density test showed osteopenia rather than osteoporosis. Lumbar spine tested "normal," but femur was in osteopenia range and treatment was recommended. I am 80 and small-boned with some family history of osteoporosis. Also, I have a leg condition that prevents me from walking a ...

Could a severe exacerbation of chronic back pain be linked to starting treatment with fosamax?

Posted 17 Apr 2012 by jenran 1 answer

My husband has commenced treatment with fosamax five weeks ago. He had recently been diagnosed with osteopenia; he suffered a compression fracture of his L1 vertebra in 2010, and also has widespread degenerative disease in his lumbar spine. In the past couple of weeks he has complained of much more ...

Is Aclasta safe for patients with Autoimmune thyroiditis with osteopenia and osteoporosis?

Posted 12 Jun 2012 by AlexKosolapova 1 answer

I'm 28 years old. I have osteopenia and osteoporosis. But I also have Autoimmune thyroiditis. Is it safe for me to use Aclasta?

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