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... I have just been prescribed Actonel 35mg once a week. ... (23 replies)
... will measure the level of success of this idea. It seems that the doctor wants to keep me taking Actonel forever, so I hope a truly great alternative comes along soon to help all of us who are wrestling with this problem. ... (8 replies)
... I am finding it very hard to take my once a day Actonel as i should, because of other pills i have to take at certain times during the month. ... (9 replies)

... Hi, I have read some horrible things about Actonel. Has anyone had any success on other alternatives to build bone? ... (6 replies)
... PikaB Thanks for the input. I'll be sure to talk to my endo I've found him to be very knowledgable and willing to discuss alternatives, rather refreshing actually. The last thing I need is more bone problems. I went off the prevacid, I had only been taking it for 8 weeks just long enough to clear up the ulcer. But I got a bit of rebound just a lot of burping after... (7 replies)
Fosomax/Actonel
Sep 18, 2003
... wants me to take Actonel for threatening osteoporosis. ... (18 replies)
... I've never joined a forum like this, but I registered in order to tell my story. It may be helpful to some and probably interesting to many. After taking Shaklee calcium faithfully and living an active life, ten years ago I was diagnosed with osteoporosis. I was shocked. I used a progesterone cream from wild yam for 2 years. DEXA scan showed more bone loss. I used Fosamax for... (7 replies)
... I also know a number of people who've been taking the bisphosphonates for a long time without adverse reaction, but I wish there was something else too. I'm particularly nervous about the jaw necrosis business, but for now, since there doesn't seem to be anything else, I guess I'll stick with the Actonel. Good luck finding something you can tolerate. (23 replies)
... I can understand why you would want to be prepared with information on your alternatives before visiting your doctor..... then find out the results before deciding which route of therapy would be best for you. ... (6 replies)
... edical problems till this and all the medicine the doctor has had me on. I'm thinking about skipping the third injection of prolia, seeing a new doctor and other alternatives because I blame all this medicine but my doctor doesn't and hasn't helped me in anyway with the pain. ... (3 replies)
... Okay ladies...I'll be 70 in May, that's very post- menopausal...my GYN knows I have acid reflux. MY density tests, 4 years apart, show 5% improvement, just doing calcium/magnesium daily (soluble). GYN says that's not enough. She's telling me I'm in the not-quite osteoporosis category. (Previous Doc called it that, but was the one that suggested more calcium...also... (19 replies)
Strontium
Dec 21, 2007
... Hi again, Becki.... To answer your question about bio-identical hormones, all I can say is that from most of what I've read, many feel that they are better than synthetic hormones if only because they are identical in molecular structure to our own. Unlike synthetic hormones, they cannot be patented, so not much research has been done. Reiss' book only briefly addresses use of... (6 replies)
... It's good to hear that your not having any hearburn from the Actonel and hopeyou don't have any side effects. ... (23 replies)
... I understand your reluctance to take fosamax, I took actonel for a little over a year and it didn't help. ... (14 replies)
... Is your stomach able to handle the Actonel and previously the Fosamax? ... (5 replies)
... I suggest you read Gillian Sanson's THE MYTH OF OSTEOPOROSIS (What Every Woman Should Know About Creating Bone Health) - 2003 Edition. Then decide for yourself. I did - and I stopped worrying about osteoporosis. Just read my posting... Visit Sanson's website at http://www.gilliansanson.com/ (9 replies)
... I was wondering if workitout could share with us what her t scores were before and after starting her vitamin and exercise regimen...thanks (9 replies)
Evista
May 20, 2003
... I have been given Evista to treat my osteopenia in hip & spine. I could not tolerate Fosomax or Actonel. Can anyone who is on Evista please tell me if they have seen an increase in bone density since taking this med.? I read that Evista does not work on the hip. I hate being between a rock and a hard place but, I don't see any alternatives. Thanks, Cricket (12 replies)
... I had severe side effects from Actonel and Fosamax and would never injest either again. ... (9 replies)
... d lift weights and take calcium. I guess I am at risk somewere down the line, I'm 5'1" weigh 120 pounds, but am otherwise healthy. I am going to look into herbal alternatives for sure. My doctor was SHOCKED to learn that I took black cohosh for menopause hot flashes and other herbs for keeping my mood under control during menopause!!! ... (17 replies)


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