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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

What's the difference between osteoporosis, osteopenia and osteoarthritis?

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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. ...

Anyone suffering from extreme hair loss?

Posted 5 Apr 2017 by LosingItSoon 1 answer

I've had 4 injections of Prolia and now experiencing hair loss terribly. My 'old' bones are denser at the expense of my hair. (diagnosed with Osteoporosis and now Osteopenia) Does anyone know when the drug wears off? Would appreciate any replies

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.

I was prescribed Combipatch by my dr. because of my severe osteopenia and postmenopausal symptoms. I

Posted 4 Aug 2014 by wendy2135 1 answer

... haven't had a period in over 2 years. I am on my2nd patch and have started bleeding just like my period with menstrual cramping as well. Is this breakthrough bleeding? Is this something to worry about? I will also be starting a medication that will help with the osteopenia. I plan on ...

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