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... was diagnosed with osteoporosis a couple years ago. Anyway, I recently went to a gynecologist who told me I should take estrogen replacement therapy or the pill instead of the Evista. ... (0 replies)
... That's the problem with debating the merits of a book you haven't read. ... (72 replies)
... i have taken evista for almost 2 yrs off and on...i was on it a few months when i started having hairloss ..i stopped the evista to see if it was the cause but the hairloss continued...i went to several drs and was told when estrogen production decreases hair follicles shrink.. ... (6 replies)

... Hi, I have sever osteoporosis and have been on Evista on which my bones are getting worse. Does anyone else have this problem with Evista. ... (7 replies)
... I have no problems I can trace to osteoporosis, just the normal aches and pains of aging. I don't avoid any physical activity except for I won't do headstands in yoga class, but that's about it. ... (4 replies)
... Have you made any lifestyle changes as a result of your DXA scan 2 years ago? ... (7 replies)
... I just sent a reply and I meant to type NO side effects from Evista. (6 replies)
... I have taken Evista for eight months and I have had side effects. ... (6 replies)
Any Advice?
Feb 21, 2004
... cal would never approve it. I think it is wonderful that you read and try and find out, what you can on Osteoporosis. Here is a following of some of my medical problem, not all but the main ones. LUMBAR SPINE, FIVER VIEWS. ... (11 replies)
Any Advice?
Feb 20, 2004
... I have lots of interest in osteo ....I am not osteo.....but I work with lots of people that do. I have read so many threads, I do not recall all the aspects of your specific case other than you were pretty sever osteo? ... (11 replies)
... So of course I agreed to take the Fosamax. ... (14 replies)
... you might ask your endo about forteo injections......expensive - yes, injection - yes, but it has shown some great results for patients with they severe osteo as you describe. also, feel good that you are responding to your therapy ( make sure you are taking as directed...if you eat or take with juice....the medicine is not asorbed. Studies have shown that very slight... (6 replies)
... and 1500mg of calcium citrate and instead of improving I am getting worse. ... (6 replies)
... Like Fosamax and Actonel, only more powerful. The drug can cause osteonecrosis of the jaw, so if I were you I'd give it very careful consideration. ... (7 replies)
... ecessarily make them stronger. A study that came out last week concludes that "for some people" bisphosphonates may, with long term use, actually cause fractures of the femur that otherwise rarely occur. ... (16 replies)
... I am now joining the ranks of those who are done with forteo. ... (4 replies)
... Evista and Forteo are supposed to be anabolic. The Evista acts like an estrogen, and the Forteo being a parathyroid hormone. Yes, I have also wondered about the logic of the Catabolics like Fosamax and Actonel. ... (34 replies)
... Aleta just wondering if you had any side effects from Evista such as hot flashes etc? ... (7 replies)
... I'm feeling a little better today because I went to PT which always helps the stiffness and pain. I haven't read the articles from the National Academy of Sciences but I'll try to look at it tomorrow. ... (33 replies)
Ostiopenia at 41
Jan 3, 2006
... I'm so sorry you've had all these painful problems. The doctor who said you'd be in pain for the rest of your life should be ashamed. ... (8 replies)

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