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... As for Actonel, Evista, and Fosamax it just seems to me that the possible side effects are worse than what it's supposed to be treating, and I don't want anymore problems or doctors. ... (16 replies)
... Started Fosamax Feb 2004. Dec 17, 2004 I stopped Fosamx. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you for your good wishes, Taape. My oncologist put me on Evista, after 5 years on tamoxifen for breast cancer. I've been in remission for almost 6 years and I'm hoping to get away from any medication at all. ... (13 replies)

Forteo + Evista?
Jan 4, 2007
... DesertBloom, the study regarding concurrent use of Forteo and raloxifene was published in the Journal of Bone Mineral Research in November 2005 (Deal C. et al.). I found the abstract of the article at Entrez PubMed. Another article published in the New England Journal of Medicine September 2003 also abstracted at the site mentioned above states "concurrent use of... (3 replies)
... I've been taking both Evista and Fosamax for 10 years. I did not have hot flashes during menopause and did not have them after starting Evista. ... (7 replies)
... evista is for post menopausal women only. as for fosamax a couple of years ago i spoke with the co that makes it, merck, they told me that the clinical trials had been done with post menopausal women only . ... (1 replies)
... Hi, everyone. I have not been around for awhile but I still see some familiar names among the messages. After doing almost two years on Forteo, my doctor took me off and put me on Evista to maintain the increase in bone density. ... (3 replies)
... s hoping for more in the spine, where I have scoliosis already and presumably more than normal risk of fractures. These new scores are better than the Dexa scan after 12 months on Forteo, which showed no improvement at all. ... (32 replies)
... y home. I cannot take any meds that would make my gerd act up again, my mom died from stomach and esphogeal cancer and I am at risk also, therefore actonel and fosamax is totally out of the question. After listening to all of the posts, doing some of my own research, it seems to me that forteo and evista is the way to go. ... (15 replies)
... I have been on Evista for almost 2 years. ... (11 replies)
... Snowmelts......You are soooo right. Seems like every drug has some sort of side effect. Nothing is ever entirely safe. I really....really hope the Evista helps you. Hopefully you can find something that will stop the vertebrae fractures so that you won't have the oh so painful curved spine that your mother has. ... (72 replies)
... Evista induced hot flashes are documented and well known....about 24 per cent of the patients in their studies noted them. The worse time seems to be at about 6 weeks of taking the med, but it can happen as soon as the first week. If they took your overies - i would suggest first a bone dxa scan to establish a baseline of your bone health. Then, if you are penic or... (6 replies)
... I have been off of Fosamax for about 9 months. Decided to get off after my Pharmacy, a Orthopedic Doctor, and two Dentist told me some real horror stories. ... (2 replies)
Fosamax Question
Apr 2, 2012
... I agree wholeheartedly with turtlelady!!! I took Fosamax for 15 years. ... (4 replies)
... Geez I'm sorry that Fosamax isn't helping you more. My last NTx was 44, and the Dr said she would like to see it around 30. ... (4 replies)
... an early hysterectomy plus chemotherapy for breast cancer forcing an early menopause. Three years ago I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis and was initialy put on evista . Within weeks I was getting such bad leg cramps every night the doc took me off pills immediately and I was put on fosamax. ... (17 replies)
... The research to support this is out there. If you read the results of the huge Fracture Intervention Trial, you will see that while all of the women receiving Fosamax did gain BMD, it did not have a significant effect on preventing fractures in women who had low BMD without previous fractures. ... (72 replies)
Evista ?
Feb 27, 2008
... n this, I still did experience some side effects. Both my physician and I decided to discontinue all medications and have me repeat my bone density scan 2 years after my last test. My physician did state that going on Evista might be a consideration for me. ... (1 replies)
Dec 20, 2005
... Actually, milk has been shown to be a rather poor source of calcium. The best calcium sources are green leafy vegetables and legumes. (121 replies)
Dec 20, 2005
... Originally I took Evista after breast cancer and then continued it for its other benefits making a total of myacalcin, caltrate, evista and fosamax BEFORE forteo. I have excellent drug coverage, as I also take Enbrel for rheumatoid arthritis which is very expensive. ... (121 replies)

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