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What are the side effects of Vitamin D?

Posted 2 days ago by JemmaCS 1 answer

I wear a veil for religious reasons and my doctor has told me I am vitamin D deficient and wants me to take a vitamin D supplement, but I’m just worried about the side effects.

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 ...

I have been taking Femhrt for the last 3 years. What is up with the manufactor back order?

Posted 26 Sep 2011 by cathystan 4 answers

My walgreens has been out my Femhrt for at least 5 weeks. They say it is a manufactor back order. My hot flashes are not on back order. There is not a generic. So what is the best replacement for this hormone replacement? Or is the manufactor going to start manufactoring Femhrt.

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.

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?

I have taken generics for Arimidex and Aromasin and have developed inflammation and joint pain?

Posted 20 Jun 2011 by amhurting 2 answers

I have trigger thumb and fingers, tingling and numbness in both hands, a torn meniscus and tendonitis in addition to general inflammation. I also take Boniva and Crestor. I am constantly experiencing joint paint and would like to know how to narrow down the cause. I stopped taking the aromatase ...

Side effects on Alendronate Sodium Oral tablet once a week?

Posted 28 Mar 2012 by sagil 2 answers

I started 2 months ago taking once a week alendronate sodium and I also have rheumatoid arthritis. So also on prednisone, leucovorin, and methotrexate. I am having issues with the alendronate such as gas and bowels frequently and very soft. Could this be due to this regiment for osteoporosis or my ...

Reclast - Why is my jaw losing bone and causing my teeth to fall out?

Posted 14 Sep 2017 by Leagar7 1 answer

I was given reclast for 4-5 years until 2012. Since then, I've lost one molar. I was told my jaw was losing bone. I lost a tooth 3 years ago and now my other teeth are being affected. I am on Medicaid and feeling like a lab experiment. Medicaid will only offer tooth pulling, which is covered. ...

How can I calculate the risk of osteonecosis of the jaw after taking Actonel weekly for 5 years?

Posted 10 May 2011 by coniston 2 answers

I have osteoporosis of the spine BMD -3.1

Does alendronate cause or prevent bone loss?

Posted 10 Feb 2013 by Smith Sandy 1 answer

From letters to your forum, I notice that alendronate apparently can cause loss of bone in the jaw, resulting in loose teeth. I thought the purpose of alendronate was to prevent bone loss and osteoporosis. At 59 YO I have been taking alendronate for around five years already. Should I stop taking ...

How many years is it safe to have a Reclast infusion for osteoporosis?

Posted 11 May 2017 by Bwolf1974 0 answers

I've had 2 or 3 annual infusions with some improvement (8% in spine; 5% in hips) but Dr. has now recommended switching to Prolia or Forteo. No side effects on Reclast and would like to know if I can use it longer as side effects for other 2 alternatives may be unacceptable. Thanks for any ...

Fosamax/alendronate taken over 7 years. Anyone had an unexplained problem withcoughing/swallowing?

Posted 12 Dec 2009 by Sylmar 1 answer

Can no longer swallow bigger than aspirin... bits of food catch in throat... dry cough frequent. Tests find "nothing". Also take plavix, hydrochloro., potass. Help!

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