... So my question is would you recommend taking reclast. Has reclast caused more problems that it has solved? ... (1 replies)
... If her kidney function is good she should do it.
My wife has been getting yearly shots for several years now..
Every drug has side effects.... I think I would listen to the doctor on this one.
Best of luck. (1 replies)
... I am 53, 5'2 and weigh 105...I am a very odoorsy and active person. I run the dogs every other day, which usually is around 2 - 2 1/2 miles..when I'm not running the dogs I hike in the hills anywhere from 3 - 7 miles. I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis 2 years ago, my mother had it and its what ultimately caused her to give up on life. I started out trying Fortical nasal... (0 replies)
... I don't know yet, Mel. Have you had fractures? Do you have osteopenia, osteoporosis? Why Forteo? Why any bisphosphonate? If I'd known then what I know now, I wouldn't make the same mistake, nor we're there message boards like these to communicate and learn from and with other patients. I've never heard of Prolia, but the root I'm taking isn't going to be the big pharm... (4 replies)
... Did one shot of forteo and felt like I had the worse case of the flu and didn't continue it. I saw Dr Susan Davis at UCLA Santa Monica, who recommended the the Reclast but I am so resistant to it. Now that a UCLA office has opened in Westlake I am going to go see the endo there. I am thinking of trying the forteo again. ... (4 replies)
... I had a Reclast infusion 13 months ago. ... (3 replies)
... Your low bone density makes sense with these health isssues and an osteoporosis med is appropriate. Hopefully you have no history of fracture. Before I would invest in these expensive (and effective0 meds (reclast or forteo), I would ask your MD to consider starting with Fosamax to see how you react and respond. As a postmenopausal woman (I assume) make sure you are getting... (2 replies)
I am a 56 year old male with a few thousand health problems. Two years ago I had open heart surgery with a triple bypass, two new valves and a pacemaker. This was caused by a disease called Endocarditis. More recently the Endocrinologist found a benign tumor in my thyroid and discovered with a bone density scan that my number was -3.1. He wants to put me on Reclast. I... (2 replies)
... I too had sudden and severe hip pain! That was what got me thinking the Reclast had done something to my bones that wasn't helpful. I never had hip pain ever before. The xray did not show arthritis! ... (2 replies)
... I don't remember that person posting again. How long since your injection/infusion of Reclast? I can sure relate to your situation. These long acting injectable meds are not me for again, the fact the medication stays in your system with no way to get it out until it wear off is awful. I hope you can manage your side effects. (2 replies)
... I've been on Reclast since it came out and have had 4 infusions so far. My osteoporosis has significantly improved. ... (2 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone here has had the once yearly Reclast and then developed problems. ... (2 replies)
... My doctor wanted me to use Reclast but I decided not to due to reported problems with jaw necrosis. ... (3 replies)
... I got my first reclast infusion 09/18/09. I havn't had any side effects. I get my next dexa scan in sept. That will be one year on it. Hope i see some improvement. (3 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply.I have decided to wait on taking the reclast and trying more exercise. I do take calcium, vit. D, multi. So maybe if I do more exercise it will help too. I do exercise some but not enough. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you so much for your info. I am 74 and my bone density score was 2.6 I am thinking of trying something else and not go the reclast route. ... (8 replies)
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... way was I going to take one. Reclast is a biophosphate. And it must be one powerful one, since it is given once a year. ... (8 replies)
... All medications come with side effects. Here are just a few mentioned for Reclast: Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; mild bone, joint, or muscle pain. I think your own research would be beneficial and help you to decide if you want to go forward.
Jen (8 replies)
... I am suppose to start reclast and am very concerned. Should I be worried? ... (8 replies)