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Jun 16, 2009
... Please help me! Looking at my dexa results, I am scared!! What options do I have for the osteoporosis, besides Fosamax and the other drugs? ... (6 replies)
... Remember Fosamax doesn't build bone, it just prevents the old bone from breaking down and fills it in, therefore the DEXA scan shows better density. ... (16 replies)
... I took fosamax 7 weeks, then 7 weeks off , then forteo. I can't imagine waiting 7 weeks would make any difference though, as the half life of fosamax is over 10 years. ... (14 replies)

... for one year and Fosamax the following year. ... (6 replies)
... oclonal antibody based med which is said to be effective, but has a similar mechanism to the bisphosphonates and may share some of the more serious side effects. Strontium ranelate is the drug of choice in Europe. ... (9 replies)
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Jun 17, 2009
... Hello Cindy, I cannot answer your Dexa Scan results but I can tell you that you have lots of options regarding medications. I also have GI problems and Fosamax ect caused me more grief. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Phyllis. The first endo I went to was pushing Fosamax from the get go. After going back and forth with this doc I simply decided I didn't feel comfortable with him. ... (16 replies)
... I just went through putting on 10 lbs with using Fosamax for only 11 weeks. I quit about 3 weeks ago and still have 4 lbs to lose. ... (22 replies)
... After forteo, that is certainly the big question and bisphosphonates seem to be the only answer right now. Bummer. I had thought that maybe if strontium ranelate was legal here that it may offer an alternative. Is strontium ranelate available in Denmark? ... (4 replies)
Oct 10, 2007
... I'm just a newbie here mbeth but from what I've read here this past week - no you should not be on actonel for osteopenia and no you cannot take them together. I would respectfully suggest that you read some of the threads here - very, very information about Actonel, Fosamax, Forteo & Strontium. (6 replies)
... am due for a DEXA scan now, and will get one soon, although this doctor thinks they are overrated and cause unnecessary alarm. I mainly want to find out if the strontium is having any impact on my scores. ... (5 replies)
... Hi there podiecat - I have been taking Reosto for a while now (though have had a couple of breaks of a week or two when I ran out) - I also take Terramin clay fairly regularly and I am also on Fosamax. I have not had a repeat DEXA scan as I was initially refused one but I wrote a long letter of complaint that I now have an appointment with the consultant (haven't seen one... (11 replies)
... JODIANNE To my knowledge, its the bisphosphonates (Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva) which CAN cause problems with dental issues - NOT Forteo. What to do AFTER the 2 year treatment, now that IS an issue. Strontium Citrate COULD work (almost started taking it myself). Perhaps some posters could share their DEXA scan numbers AFTER taking Strontium Citrate - Now that would be an... (15 replies)
... Good Luck, sorry I don't know anything about taking Fosamax and Strontium at the same time, except that they each do two different things one for bone resorption and one for bone growth. ... (5 replies)
... t strength, Forteo is much stronger than bisphos's and myacalcin, but it also works entirely differently. Forteo actually grows new bone where the others except Strontium Cit. just slows bone loss through the inhibition of resorption. Some doc will agree with the Strontium Cit. ... (12 replies)
... told him of the problems I was having with it. He told me some new drugs for osteoporosis will be approved soon, one in Jan and another in a years time. One is strontium and the other is zolendin? ... (6 replies)
... way..2 years now I have taken it. Last DEXA was worse and Dr. chided me! I have taken a ton of calcium and vitamin D too. Now Dr. says just take the generic Fosamax and be quiet...BUT months ago told me the Fosamax was not the same as Actonel and we wouldn't change. Insurance won't cover the Actonel anymore ... ... (0 replies)
Oct 5, 2010
... Interstate, There are many bad side effects from the Bisphosphonate class of med (Actonel, Fosamax, Boniva, plus the intravenous ones). I suggest you do an online search for '' side effects of Bisphosphonate medications''. You will find a lot of useful information from actual people who take/took this stuff. It has now come to lght after clinical studies that Fosamax... (6 replies)
... I am sorry your scores dropped. We are very similar in our scores. Are you having problems with fractures? I have started strength training to build my muscles, and I gave up soft drinks in January. Please let me know what your endocrinologist suggests. Hang in there, you have all of us pulling for you. (13 replies)
... Well, my DEXA score is now 3.5. In 2007 it was 3.0 last year it was 3.3. So now what do I do. I cant take strontium and the Silica didn't help. ... (13 replies)

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