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... anaged to annoy my doctor. He said that any side effects I may have are better than having fractures. He dismissed the idea of taking Strontium, and offered an alternative of annual injections. I also read about other medical alternatives, but became discouraged when I saw that they all have side effects of some kind. ... (8 replies)
... Well, of course, one can't say ''definitely'' that the Actonel was to blame. But, there is probably a good chance that Actonel did have something to do with it. ... (16 replies)
... arrythmia and the medication, Actonel, that I have been taking for about two years. I am on the waiting list for cardiac ablation but wonder if I should suspect Actonel as the culprit and look for an alternative to the medication. I have stopped taking Actonel for now until my next doctor's appointment. ... (2 replies)

... I do not want to take, namely Actonel for "mild osteopenia. ... (8 replies)
... I should have learned my lesson the first time, but I didn't. I quit taking actonel a while back, only to go back on it. ... (8 replies)
... I was due for my weekly dose today. I am happy to find an alternative to help me since I have developed heart palpitations after taking Actonel for 9 weeks. Thanks again. ... (9 replies)
... there's no reason to burn your throat up. I hope you can find an alternative medication. ... (8 replies)
... Yes, osteo meds can cause back pain. I've tried every single one of them including Forteo injections. Couldn't tolerate the side-effects of any of these drugs. Until they come out with something with less side-effects, I'll take my chances. You might try strontium supplements as an alternative. Osteoporosis by itself does not cause pain. The pain is a result of... (13 replies)
... sed to something that does that to it! I think it wise to pay heed to what the body is telling us. I've been able to start changing my Dexa results with strictly alternative methods. ... (4 replies)
... steporosis and took it once on sunday by Tuesday I was sick and by Friday hospitalized with severe chest pain,could not swallow shoulder pains nausea.Is there an alternative to taking such drugs to reverse bone lost. ... (1 replies)
... I've taken both Actonel and Forteo and never had any side effects. The side effects they list are only possible side effects. It doesn't mean you would have to have them. ... (9 replies)
... HI crkrie, I'm 60 also. I started the SC at maybe 53 after a heel test at a local health fair said i had density loss,i then had a DEXA to confirm it. I took actonel for a couple of months before deciding it was not for me. I started SC shortly after that. ... (9 replies)
... I made a decision today and ordered some eZorb powder. I told my GP who said alright and just warned me my insurance probably would not cover it. My neurologist said "go for it" when I said I was looking at a natural alternative. I'm so glad I finally made a decision! Thank you all for your help and support. (16 replies)
... My insurance is usually pretty good about covering meds. but on this one all they say is it's NOT covered and then they list an alternative med for it, but that one isn't covered either, pretty stupid. ... (13 replies)
... choices, but he goes along with them. I'm hoping that after a year or so of the strontium i'll get a DEXA that shows improvents, so he'll see that its a viable alternative to the meds offered by the drug companies. ... (4 replies)
... Suzie, Before trying Fosamax, I would try either Protelos (by prescription) or the "natural" strontium citrate that you can purchase online. I know that Protelos is available in the UK at this time. I've used a product called Strontium Support, and another one called Strontium Bone Maker by Doctor's Trust. The problem with bisphosphonates like Fosamax, Actonel, and... (4 replies)
... n't covered. My appointment is tommorrow, so please say a prayer that it'll go without the doctor giving me any problems. I don't have much to fall back on for alternative treatment, so I'm worried as well. I'll keep you posted. ... (8 replies)
... -Absorbable Calcium (I take a liquid). Many women do not easily absorb Calcium. If this is the case, whatever you take is not going to do any good if you are not absorbing it. I guess the reasons for this malabsorption vary. -Equal or slightly higher amount of Magnesium -Vitamin K and Vitamin D to aid w/Calcium absorption. My Vitamin D also tends to run low (per lab... (4 replies)
... What alternative methods have you used? ... (4 replies)
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... on between myself, my GP and especially my Rheumatologist, I decided to go with Forteo. I had to weigh the benefits versus the risks of this drug. I also tried Actonel first, and couldn't tolerate it. I've been on Calcium and Vitamin D for two years. ... (5 replies)

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