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Sep 29, 2010
... t should be made after a lot of research and asking questions. I personally would not take any of the current drugs availabe to treat osteo, although I did take actenol for 2 months before realizing that it was not for me. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Heather...your dr. won't put you on any osteo meds because of your age. The currently available drugs (fosomax, actenol, ect.) are mainly used on older post menopausal women, not women still having periods. You are way too young to start taking drugs that have some serious side effects for some, are now being associated with fractures of the femur and aren't meant to be... (10 replies)
... his treatment of choice for osteo. If your gut tells you that that isn't the path you want to follow then its up to you to decide what is right for you. I took actenol for a couple of months before i decided it wasn't for me, i never did feel right about taking it.. ... (6 replies)

Strontium users...
Jul 29, 2009
... I'm baaaaack... with even more questions :dizzy: Is that what the company recommends? Or, is there a study you could direct me to that suggests how long to take it? How did you approach your doctor about it? Did you refer the doctor to studies? Has your doctor ever referred you to an endo like Todd goes to? (17 replies)
Strontium users...
Jul 28, 2009
... when i was dx i took actenol for 2 months and never felt right about. I read about strontium and decided it was a safer route for me to take. ... (17 replies)
... I was first diagnosed with osteoporosis after my first dexa in 2001. I was on actenol for about a year and half, and then my doc switched me to Evista since I am also at high risk for breast cancer, and Evista helps with both. ... (23 replies)
... So she basically told me I have Osteoporosis in both hips and spine. GEE!! I am only going to be 40 this next month. They immediately want me on that Actenol which I totally don't want to take and told me to do Magnisium, Vit D and Calcium. ... (5 replies)
Jun 16, 2009
... I tried strontium a while back and, since I can no longer take calcium supplements without making me bloated and giving me diarrhea, the strontium made me sick, too. I recently heard a local rheum speak, and he said he doesn't like prescribing Reclast because he's seen too many bad side effects, and in fact he isn't big on any of the current bone meds. He said he evaluates... (4 replies)
Jun 16, 2009
... You are lucky to have the terrible side effects so early. I took it for 6 months before it upset me, and my GI system has never been working right since. I got acid reflux, which I'd never had before, and am no longer able to eat many foods that are good for me. They ought to take that dispicable drug off the market, given all the complaints about it. I went from it to Forteo,... (4 replies)
... Hi Phyllis, thanks soo much for your reply...You have no idea how much it means to me to have someone to talk to that knows about this... See I was told I have Osteoporosis by my Dr..I am soo glad my numbers aren't that bad and it is just Osteopenia range... I feel better already lol! I am still trying to get my dosage of synthroid right... I take caltrate 1200 mg. I am on... (23 replies)
... op of the page you'll find many threads discussing it. It has to be your decision to take the fosmax or not, listen to what your gut and head tell you. I took actenol for a couple of months and the whole time i knew it was wrong for me. I made the decision to try strontium and haven't had that feeling since. ... (23 replies)
... of my bone mass and I'm not taking actenol or anything, I don't like them cuz my GERD goes nuts when I took them so I don't anymore. ... (12 replies)
DEXA Results
Feb 3, 2009
... Hi again...I took actenol a couple of months before deciding it wasn't right for me. I've been taking strontium for almost 3 years. ... (7 replies)
... Hi I take Miacalcin and I love it. It works the same as Fortical. No side effects I have been on it 6 months. I tried Fosamax, Actenol & Boniva with severe stomach and joint pain. I begged/pleaded with my doctor to try Miacalcin and he finally agreed. I was paying $25.00 for Miacalcin a month and last month it was $66.00! I thought they made a mistake I called my... (8 replies)
Vitamin MK-7
Jan 11, 2009
... Hi mskaty...well said, you and your husband have come up with a solution that is right for you and one that is sounds like you'll be able to live happily with. I too believe that the pharma companies have created the need/fear for so many women and men to take the osteo drugs. Us baby boomers are a great source of income for them and they know we all want to stay healthy... (23 replies)
Vitamin MK-7
Jan 5, 2009
... Hi mskaty...i took actenol for a couple of months and just stopped without any problems except the minor side effects went away. I waited a month and then started strontium. ... (23 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the board... Hi Starfish....when i told my dr. i was going to use strontium instead of the actenol he prescribed he really didn't say much except that he didn't agree with my decision. ... (10 replies)
... I tried actenol for a couple of months and then decided i didn't want to take that path. ... (21 replies)
... With scores like you they are wise to keep you off actenol or fosomax for as long as possible. Did you tell your trainer you have osteo? ... (5 replies)
... This is such an interesting debate to me. I find myself right at the beginning of being asked to take one of these bisphosphonates. I don't know what to do either. I'm fairly young to have such bad osteoporosis, and afraid that I will make the wrong choice also. I am headed for kyphoplasty for my first vertebral fracture within the next week. My surgeon told me that if my... (11 replies)

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