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Posted 11 Jun 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
I am posted for cervical surgery and I in treatment with Forteo because I have severe osteopenia with a densitometry in -2.3
Posted 22 Sep 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 10 Nov 2016 by • 2 answers
Am having sciatica pain from S1 and L5 lower back and down right leg. Am diabetic and alpha 1 and osteopenia
Posted 21 Nov 2016 by • 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. ...
Posted 6 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
I pay $95 a month for generic and I am on a fixed income. with my other precriptions this has become a burden. I have tried other products and Boniva is the only one that has helped with my bone loss
Posted 9 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
... osteopenia? what do you do or take to help with this condition? Thanks
I at one time was prescribed Fosteum for osteopenia, osteoporosis prevention. I'm looking it up now?
Posted 1 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
And there's a big "discontinued" sign over the whole entry - does that mean it's unsafe? Or does it mean it's just not made anymore?
Posted 2 Nov 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 25 Sep 2014 by • 1 answer
Actonel was my osteopenia med until maker stopped before it went generic and instead offered (at a HIGH price) ATELVIA. Since recently patented, I'd like to get a generic that would not betray my bones, but still cost less. Currently pay $ 1000.00 a year for 52 pills (1 a week), after a $ ...
I was prescribed Combipatch by my dr. because of my severe osteopenia and postmenopausal symptoms. I
Posted 4 Aug 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 May 2013 by • 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.
Posted 20 May 2012 by • 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.
Posted 15 Apr 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Apr 2012 by • 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 ...
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